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  • Internship Pays Off

    2013-11-29 12:53:59

    Borwell are so proud of Software Engineer Sam Williams - a rather shy student who joined the company in July 2011 - for achieving the award for ‘Best 3rd Year Project in Computing’ from University of Worcester. view more...

  • University’s entrepreneurship experts to exhibit at leading technology EXPO

    2013-11-29 12:49:00

    UKITA member Coventry University’s Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship (IAE) will showcase its expertise and services at the West Midlands Cloud, Data & Smart Mobility Expo in Birmingham this week. view more...

  • UKITA Autumn 2013 Conference.

    2013-11-15 09:39:29

    This year's event is entitled The Future Workplace and will have speakers from Microsoft and BT amongst others and will include briefings from UKITA's Sales and Marketing For IT group. There is a range of sponsorship options to get your business noticed in our promotional activity right up to the end of 2013. Contact us on 0844 445 7571 or via [email protected] for more details.

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  • UKITA Member meets David Cameron

    2013-07-09 13:28:31

    The Managing Director of Coventry based IT SME and UKITA member meets Prime Minister David Cameron at the launch of the 'Supporting Small Business' campaign. view more...

  • OCR seeking employer input on new IT qualification

    2013-05-09 15:26:00

    UK IT Association member OCR are currently developing a new OCR Cambridge Progression Award/Certificate in core IT Skills and are seeking the input of employers to ensure the course fits IT employers needs. view more...

  • This year's global OpenStreetMap convention will be in Birmingham, UK

    2013-05-02 13:36:57

    OpenStreetMap's annual international conference is returning to the UK, the first time it has come to the UK since the very first State of the Map in 2007. view more...

  • UKITA Member IASME praised by Chloe Smith, MP.

    2013-04-29 15:37:05

    A UK IT Association member was praised by a prominent member of parliament in her keynote speech at this years Infosec conference. Chloe Smith, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, praised the work done by IASME in creating a cyber-security standard that is specifically aimed at the SME market and for forming a partnership with a local insurance firm to help market the product view more...

  • UKITA speaking at Gold Standard Apprenticeship launch event on the 30th April 2013

    2013-04-26 11:30:00

    The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership. view more...

  • Tech Start-Ups Faced With Rising Cost of IT Skills

    2013-04-23 14:26:56

    Tech starts up are facing an additional challenge on top of the usual tasks of building a client base, a reputation and paying the bills that most new companies have to contend. It was revealed that the average wage for technology professionals nationally has reached £38,185 per year. view more...

  • Technical Baccalaureate Announced

    2013-04-23 10:52:54

    Education Secretary Michael Gove and Skills Minister Matthew Hancock have announced the launch of a new Technical Baccalaureate which is aimed at closing the gap in the IT skills market by providing a vocational qualification that employers will value. view more...

  • IT Skills in UK Facing Crisis

    2013-04-19 08:10:00

    According to a survey commissioned by E-skills 2012 saw an average of 173,000 IT vacancies for each fiscal quarter, a figure which represents an amazing fifty two percent increase since 2009. The projections are for the increase in demand for IT professionals to increase by at least double the UK average until 2020. view more...

  • Beware Consequences to your Business if you run Windows XP

    2013-04-18 13:24:30

    Microsoft have confirmed they have no plans to extend the deadline to the ending of support for Windows XP users past April 8th 2014 and this could lead to a few nasty shocks for those that are still using the XP operating system after that date. view more...

  • PC Sales Suffer Largest Drop Since Records Began

    2013-04-11 15:16:22

    Global PC sales declined by 14.3% in the first quarter of the year, representing the biggest fall in sales since records began in 1994. It is also the fourth quarter in a row that year in year sales of personal computers has fallen. view more...

  • Is This Yahoo's Attempt To Steal A March on Google?

    2013-04-04 08:00:00

    The UK IT Association (UKITA) took notice last week, as many would have done, when Yahoo announced that they have purchased Summly from 17 year old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio. Nick himself has done particularly well out of the deal, with Yahoo paying an estimated £20 million in cash and shares for the company which they are now expected to shut down. view more...

  • E-skills Seek Apprenticeship Solution to IT Skills Gap

    2013-03-20 12:07:42

    The IT sector in the EU is projected to need an extra 900,000 professionals by 2015. It is apparent that more needs to be done to attract skilled workers into the IT industry. The UK IT Association has been encouraged by the European Commission’s creation of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, but more needs to be done to close the IT skills gap. view more...

  • Live Budget Event

    2013-03-19 12:59:19

    Black Country businesses will be tapping into the knowledge of a panel of experts when a Budget event is held in Wolverhampton. Organisations from across the region are being invited to the event held by Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre - based at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park on Glaisher Drive - to coincide with Chancellor George Osborne’s statement on Wednesday, March 20. view more...

  • See how easily you can make a difference – the benefits of Open Data

    2013-03-13 15:05:00

    At UKITA we always support research into Information and Communications Technology, and we think this project by Mr Reitano has much merit for our members and the wider IT community, as such we would urge as many of our members and followers as possible to complete the survey. And please feel free to pass this on to anybody else you feel would be interested. view more...

  • BIS call for interest: IASME

    2013-03-11 10:54:49

    With March seeing the beginning of a consultancy period for the Governments Cyber Security Organisational Standards, and given the recent events at Evernote we understand that is will be an area of concern for our members and their customers- read more on why we support the IASME standard. view more...

  • Grand Coalition launched with backing from industry Giants

    2013-03-08 12:46:00

    The Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs was formally launched on 4th March. European Commission President José Manuel Barroso called on Europe's digital businesses, governments, training and education sectors to address the issue of 900,000 job vacancies that are expected to be unfilled in the IT Sector by 2015. view more...

  • Urgent-Act Today- Join Ukita and CIF in saving .cloud

    2013-03-06 15:19:39

    Urgent - You need to act today if you want to help keep .cloud open to all.Deadline is tomorrow to register your objection to a proposal to ...... The UK IT Association (UKITA) are joining with its strategic alliance partner the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) to try to prevent new Top Level Domains (TLD’s) becoming closed registered owner and controlled by large multi-national companies. view more...

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1 FREE ‘Collaborate to Innovate’ Open Innovation Event for SMEs 01 May 2013
2 Gold Standard IT Apprenticeship Launch - Birmingham 30th April 26 April 2013