With the fourth largest tech cluster in the UK and over 168,000 tech workers already in the city, it’s not a surprise to see the popularity and availability of tech roles rising but with 1.4 vacancies for every 1 tech employee in Manchester the need to attract more talent is still very real.
In the first of our ‘In Conversation’ with series, we spoke to Salford Royal Head of Digital, Rachel Dunscombe about the digital skills required for the workforce of the future and how the NHS is working with education and the business community to enable skills development in the North.
This week saw Transport for the North propose a new train line that would connect Bradford to Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and beyond. The Northern Powerhouse Rail line is a positive development for the North but it’s not set for completion until 2030 – what does this mean for attracting talent to the North in the meantime?
Executive search firm Laudale is relocating its Manchester headquarters to No.1 Spinningfields.
The company, which focuses on the technology sector, will be based within the WeWork facility at the 19-storey commercial tower reports Bdaily..
Has the Northern Powerhouse ran out of steam? in Horizon Innovation’s latest CIO podcast, Laudale Director Alec Laurie joins MIDAS’ Tim Newns and Horizon Editor Mark Chillingworth to discuss.
2 minute read It’s been more than a year since George Osborne was unceremoniously dumped from Theresa May’s cabinet and whilst the former seems happy enough taking evil swipes at his former boss from behind his desk at the Evening Standard, it was a move that left businesses wondering what now for the Northern Powerhouse?… Read more »
London is indisputably a global commercial hub. But with this benefit to employers and career-builders come the drawbacks of stressful commutes, with insufficient allowances, and an exorbitant cost of living. So it comes as no real surprise that ambitious careerists are looking at working in other areas of the country to have a better… Read more »