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Digital industry most important sector in the UK, Tech Nation reports

According to new findings released by the Tech Nation project, the UK technology industry is the most important sector in the UK. The report noted that approximately 7.5 per cent of the UK workforce are currently employed in the tech industry (1.46 million people) and forecast that the growth rate for digitally-related job roles across Britain… Read More

Powerful UK consortium recommends ‘digital ministers’ for next government

A collective of major British technology firms have published a visionary manifesto which calls for ‘dedicated Digital Ministers’ in every government department, and a ‘smart migration policy’ to attract wealth creators and skilled workers to the UK. The techUK manifesto for growth and jobs 2015 – 2020 runs to 65 pages and urges Britain’s leaders to… Read More

University research benefits from joint data centre initiative

Infinity has secured a five year framework agreement with Janet, the UK’s national research and education network, provided by Jisc. The deal sees the creation of a Jisc data centre to support the requirements for academic research and will be the first shared data centre for medical and academic research in the UK. The funding… Read More

Startup Manifesto calls for urgent action to boost Britain’s global digital standing

Over 150 of the UK’s top tech startups and venture capital firms have backed “The Startup Manifesto,” urging politicians to support Britain’s drive to become a world leader in the digital age. Published by the non-profit Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec), the Manifesto asks the main UK political parties to invest in faster broadband,… Read More