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Responding to the pandemic through innovation and creativity

The tech sector was quick to respond to the impact of COVID-19. Here are just a few of the innovations born out of the pandemic in Sheffield City Region.

From developing wearable tech to help people stay socially distanced in the workplace, to moving an entire market online so that struggling traders can sell their produce again – the digital industries have shown exceptional levels of creativity and innovation in the face of COVID-19. In this post, we look at a range of the

UKTCG urges Government to prioritise grassroots expectations in Digital Strategy

The digital and tech industries can drive the UK’s economic recovery. What support do we need to make it happen?

In June 2020, the UKTCG hosted a Recovery Roadmap Summit which brought together hundreds of tech stakeholders, policymakers, investors and entrepreneurs in a one day virtual event. Attendees explored and developed ideas on how to both help the tech sector grow as part of the UK’s economic recovery, and to better understand how digital can

New campaign shows Sheffield is open for business

‘Make yourself at home’ is a new city-wide initiative to support the economic recovery of our businesses and communities.

Make yourself at home This campaign has both short and long term goals. Initially the focus is about promoting the ways that local businesses are safely reopening, encouraging residents to buy local and support the economic recovery. Longer term, it’s about building on stories of innovation and creativity and the strength of our communities, to

Returning to work

Guidance for employers about the safe reopening of workplaces

The government has now published industry specific guidance on the safe reopening of workplaces, including office based environments. It has also outlined plans to have some businesses, such as shops and car showrooms, open as soon as 1 June. With the situation changing quickly, employers should be planning now not just how they will reopen