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IT sees significant demand as businesses respond to Coronavirus

A recent report has revealed that the top five in-demand roles across the capital are technology related, with software engineering roles coming out on top. According to a new analysis from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) with data provided by business intelligence specialist Vacancysoft, IT and technology job vacancies are dominating the hiring Read More...

New survey shows impact of home working during pandemic

Lockdown seems to have blurred the boundaries between work and free time, as 73% said they are answering calls and emails after working hours.

Many contractors worried they won’t have enough money to cover basic costs

Almost half of the self-employed fear they will not have enough money to cover basic costs like rent and bills during the Coronavirus crisis, despite the government support on offer.

Demand for key industries continues to rise despite Covid-19 crisis

CV-Library: ‘If your business falls into a key industry that is experiencing growth, you should definitely continue moving forward with your hiring efforts and provide opportunities to the millions of people who may be out of work’.

UK tech sector experiences spike in demand

Robert Walters: ‘The UK was already pioneering work within healthtech and edtech, and now more than ever this will be put to the test’.

Government funding for technologies to build UK resilience following Coronavirus outbreak

Businesses could help boost the UK’s resilience to the long-term impact of the Coronavirus outbreak and similar situations in the future, as a result of £20 million government funding.

Recruitment activity falls due to Covid-19 pandemic

REC: ‘The Coronavirus pandemic has put the labour market on pause. It does mean massive disruption in the short term, but we need to remember that this has to be done in order to protect businesses and save lives’.

Robots and AI helping with Covid-19 crisis

Robots and AI can be valuable partners in times of crisis, but compassion is something that cannot be compromised, and during this period of uncertainty, we must not underestimate the power of human care.


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