Tech City becomes Tech Nation
There’s a new name and new money for UK tech, as the government confirms plans to expand support for digital business growth across the country, and double talent visas. But is the money enough, and will the new workers fill the growing post-Brexit talent gap? Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Bradley responds to challenges
The government is already responding to the talent and investment challenges highlighted by the new Tech Nation report, through its new digital strategy and an emphasis on collaboration with industry, culture secretary Karen Bradley told an audience of digital professionals in London today. (more…)
Tech economy firmly UK-wide
The tech economy is without doubt a UK-wide phenomenon, with regions outside of London attracting more than double the tech investment of the capital overall and salaries rising faster in the English north, a major report confirms this month. Julian Blake reports.