Tag Archives: policy

Representing Sheffield to central government

How being part of the UK Tech Cluster Group is raising the profile of Sheffield’s tech scene.

At the beginning of July, Mel attended meetings at Number 10 and the Dept. of Culture, Media and Sport as part of the UK Tech Cluster Group, which is made up of regional tech clusters from across the country. The meetings came about through ongoing conversations with the Department and were an opportunity for us

Proposing a “Digital Policy Framework” for the Sheffield City Region

Last month Mel and I went to a workshop and came out with the beginnings of a policy agenda...

Last month Mel and I attended a workshop convened by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership that invited the participants – about 20 of us – to think about what a ‘digital strategy’ for the city region might look like. This is a big and complex topic for debate, and much of the session

Sheffield City Region Vision

We have an opportunity to put forward our views on a long term vision for how our region should develop, plus some thoughts on how we feed into policy in general.

The major institutions in Sheffield City Region – that’s Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield (in alpha order) – have recently come together to consider what they could do to “support the articulation and promotion of the long term strategic development” of the region. To start working this