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Joi Polloi acquired by Four Communications Group

This international agency plans to create a North of England hub based in Sheffield.

One of Sheffield’s long established creative technology studios, Joi Polloi has been acquired by London-based independent integrated agency Four Communications Group (Four). With a stellar list of clients including Channel 4, BBC, Sky, Natural History Museum, NASA and the Science Museum Group, award-winning Joi Polloi will add heavyweight expertise and capabilities in digital storytelling, new

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

COVID-19 response offers from the digital community

This is a directory of support offers and provision of local assets, both people and infrastructure, to help businesses through the latest lockdown and towards a recovery.

These assets and offers of help can be anything from free rack-space or managed hosting to spare service centre capacity; from offers to design and build digital tools at cost rather than market rate to seconding people or allowing furloughed development teams to volunteer. We’re certain that any digital comms and tech help that can

Building an ecosystem of tech talent

How can we tackle Sheffield’s digital skills shortage?

Sheffield is not doing enough to attract and keep hold of experienced people in the tech industries, neither are we equipping young people with the right skills to succeed in tech based roles. These were the themes that quickly emerged and continued to evolve throughout the discussion, which was chaired by Simon Cookson from Northern