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The NHS is experiencing a staffing ‘roadblock’, with more vacancies than there are candidates. It’s a long-standing problem caused by a multitude of factors – from Brexit to public sector pay policy – many of which are out of the control of local NHS organisations....

We at vpnMentor conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences online as they relate to their sexual orientation and gender identity. The results – referenced throughout this article – illuminated the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community. Here are some...

In today’s competitive business environment, savvy leaders are striving to build more diverse and inclusive workplaces. Yet many leaders are unsure where to begin. ‘Diversity’ is a hot topic in the business world right now. Diversity begins from the top down, by creating a warm and...

Diversity and inclusion took spotlight at Dell Technologies World 2019, an annual event that brought together more than 15,000 visitors from 122 countries in Las Vegas. While organisations want to encourage and support diversity, how do they measure KPIs for doing so? Leading the charge...

A lack of diversity in tech is fuelling the IT skills shortage The lack of diversity in tech nothing new. But, as the technology industry and IT department face a skills crisis, bridging the gap has become a business critical issue. Improving levels of diversity in tech is not...

How Women Leaders Are Building Better Places To Work Plenty of research shows that women-lead companies perform better financially than those led by men. One recent study compared the performance of Fortune 1000 companies that had women CEOs against the male-dominated S&P 500’s performance, and found that the...

TLA Pakistan LAUNCH TLA Pakistan is a platform to connect to the wider TLA global network, cross border exchange and learning opportunities. The working group aimed to connect, collaborate, inform and share best practice across the London and Pakistan tech ecosystems through tech, trade, culture and...

CODE NATION ENTERS TWO PARTNERSHIPS Coding school Code Nation has entered two new partnerships to support tech recruitment. Communications firm Moneypenny has joined forces with Code Nation’s pledger scheme, which enables businesses to have access to their talent before other recruiters. It also hosts mentoring, workshops and live...

20 of the UK’s leading cyber scaleups join Tech Nation Cyber growth programme After an impressive competitive group of applications and careful judging process, we are delighted to announce the 20 exceptional cyber security companies to make up the inaugural cohort of Tech Nation Cyber, the sector-specific...