Category: Skills news

Introducing our new campaign to open up the tech sector

Uncovering the exciting opportunities in Sheffield’s digital tech industries.

We are excited to launch our first ‘Sheffield Digital Insight’ campaign, focusing on careers in the tech sector. We want to open up the region’s digital tech industries, so that anyone who is looking for work can consider a career in tech. In a series of interviews, we are starting a conversation about different roles,

National Digital Skills Audit 2020

Digital tech companies throughout the UK took part in the Digital Skills Audit last autumn, what did they say?

Trend 1 – Remote Working Unsurprisingly, 43% of the businesses who responded plan to offer full time remote working over the next 12 months. In addition, 29% have reduced their office space and the percentage of businesses who described themselves as “office only” dropped from 24% before the pandemic to 4% at the time of

Getting to grips with new immigration law

Immigration law specialists from Fragomen Sheffield explain what the post-Brexit rules mean for those working and hiring in the digital sector.

Most people would agree that the end of 2020 came as a welcome relief, but the start of 2021 is already bringing its own challenges in the immigration world, underscored by the much-anticipated overhaul of the UK’s immigration system. The headline news is that freedom of movement has now ended for new arrivals to the

New fast track developer training to fill region’s skills gap

Junior developers can now fast track their progression to mid-level in one year with The Developer Academy.

Students on the Developer FastTrack course can progress from a junior to mid-level developer in 12 months, participating in live online training sessions on two days every month. The course – which starts on 24 September  – is structured in four core phases which cover planning, requirements and problem solving, version control, design patterns and