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Bitcoin sparking interest in cryptocareers

The average salary for roles requiring "Blockchain" expertise ranges from £30,117 per year for a Research Analyst to £67,209 per year for a Software Architect. The dramatic rise in the value of Bitcoin has inspired a wave of people to look for work in the Blockchain industry, according to figures released by the world’s largest job site, Indeed.

Contributor: Bill Richards | Published: 10 February 2018

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Tomorrow is too late to get up to speed with tech

Our latest research found that 71 percent are concerned about their ability to adapt to technology like AI, while an even greater 83 percent understand that it will transform the skills needed in their organisation by 2020.

Contributor: Joseph Reger | Published: 14 December 2017

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Hit the big 4-0 in tech and you’re over the hill

The younger generation is not immune from ageism either: 28 per cent of 18-24-year-old tech workers believe their age works against them. This is in sharp contrast with their 25-29 year old peers of which 9 per cent believe it will reduce their prospects of success; the vast majority (63 per cent) sees their age as a positive force.

Contributor: Matthew Smith | Published: 10 December 2017

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Trustees must harness technology to take control of funding agenda

Decision-support tools must be fully embedded in the financial management of pension schemes if trustees are to gain a better understanding of advice and take real control of their funding agendas. Lucas Vermeulen, Managing Director at Ortec Finance UK.

Contributor: Lucas Vermeulen | Published: 25 July 2017

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AI increasingly adopted by law firms

Legal firms are increasingly understanding the importance of the use of AI artificial intelligence regard it as an opportunity to be embraced, and do not feel threatened by its impact on their business model, says Clayton Legal, after conducting qualitative research into this area. Comment from Lynn Sedgwick, Managing Director, of legal recruiters, Clayton Legal.

Contributor: Lynn Sedgwick | Published: 20 June 2017

Driver-less delivery car unveiled in London

A new technology start-up will soon unveil its electric autonomous vehicle to the public in a move that hopes to shake-up the delivery market by removing 90 percent of costs associated with the ‘last mile’ of a delivery. Comment from founder of The Academy of Robotics, William Sachiti.

Contributor: William Sachiti | Published: 13 June 2017

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Employees leaving because of mobile black spots

As today’s workforces become increasingly reliant on their mobile devices, a quarter (25 percent) of British office workers say they would consider moving jobs (or have already moved) due to a lack of mobile coverage in their building. From John Lillistone, Head of Products for Telecoms at Arqiva.

Contributor: John Lillistone | Published: 22 May 2017

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On the loo with your iPhone?

Whether you’re glued to your iPhone, addicted to your tablet or crazy about your computer, there is no denying that we’re a nation obsessed with technology. But just how addicted to tech are we?

Contributor: Jonathan Warren | Published: 15 May 2017

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Manual workers missing out on tech advantages

Businesses employing large numbers of manual workers are at risk of missing out on opportunities to boost productivity and reduce costs through technology, according to a survey of more than 2000 UK workers by Deloitte.

Contributor: James Yearsley | Published: 14 May 2017

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CEOs now more likely to have tech background

Specialist recruitment firm, Robert Half UK, has revealed the number of CEOs with a financial background is falling as firms put more sway into technology skills.

Contributor: Phil Sheridan | Published: 12 May 2017