Tag Archives: UK Tech

UK Tech Spend Grows at Its Third Fastest Rate In More Than 15 Years (CTN)

More than half (52%) of digital leaders in the UK expect their technology budget to rise, and only around one in seven expect their budget to fall, according to the world’s large... More

UK Tech Industry to Add Estimated 15,000 Jobs This Year (UKTN)

Breaking it down by region, the report found that Manchester is the top area for tech recruitment in the UK outside of London. It’s followed by Bristol, Glasgow, Birmingham, and ... More

UK Unveils New Strategy to Grow Its Digital Economy (Tech Monitor)

The UK government has unveiled its long-awaited digital strategy, designed to bolster the country’s digital economy. The new UK Digital Strategy could increase the UK tech sector... More

UK Tech Sector Reaches $1T Valuation (IT Pro)

The UK's technology industry is worth $1 trillion after a surge of growth throughout the pandemic. Dealroom figures suggest the tech sector doubled in value in 2020 to $942 billion... More

11 Predictions for UK Tech in 2022 (Sifted)

The UK tech scene has had a record year. According to Dealroom, its start-ups have raised £29bn — making up 35% of the funding that flowed into European tech across the board ... More

UK Technology Industry IT Recruitment Activity Rises 4.4% in August 2021 (Tech Monitor)

Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 25.09% share in August 2021, recording a decrease of 0.65% over the last three-month average share.... More

UK Tech Jobs Increase for First Time Since Pandemic (IT Pro)

The "war for tech talent" is expected to grow even more intense as businesses fast track digital transformations.... More

Technology Takes Centre Stage in UK Government Reform (CW)

The government’s tech recovery programme includes a pledge to shift towards data interoperability and phasing out legacy systems.... More

UK Hits Milestone of 100 $1B Tech Companies (City A.M.)

Collectively, the UK’s 100 tech unicorns have raised almost $32bn in VC investment, across multiple tech sub-sectors, including e-commerce, insurtech, and cyber security and ener... More

Why UK Tech Needs to Look Beyond London to Thrive Long-Term (IT Pro)

Employees, start-ups and enterprises can gain competitive advantage by shifting their geographic horizons.... More

UK Tech Industry Grows Tenfold in Last Decade as London Leads Europe (CityAM)

Between 2010 and 2020 the number of British unicorns — private tech firms valued at more than $1bn — grew from eight to 81, while the number of companies nearing unicorn status... More

The UK Government is Pouring Venture Capital Money Into the Tech Sector Post-Brexit (Tech Monitor)

The UK government has invested $100m (£70m) in a venture capital fund run by Silicon Valley-based Top Tier Capital Partners, which it says will support UK technology and healthcar... More

London Firms Raise Billions Heralding a ‘Golden Age for U.K. Tech’ (Forbes)

The amount of money invested into U.K. tech companies has almost doubled in the past six months, heralding what prime minister Boris Johnson says could be a "record-breaking year i... More

International Investors are Betting big on UK Tech (Tech Monitor)

The UK tech sector is booming and continues to attract large inflows of international capital, especially in late-stage funding rounds.... More

UK Set to Shake Up Tech Visa Rules (IT Pro Portal)

The UK is working on a fast-track visa programme for home-grown tech companies, designed to protect their ability to attract global talent.... More

The Number of UK Tech Scaleups Almost Doubled in 2020 (Sifted)

With 1,124 tech scaleups recorded in 2020, the tech sector is now the fourth most-prominent source of high-growth companies.... More

British Customers are Demanding Better Online Service During Lockdown (IT Pro Portal)

Customers are flocking to digital support channels following the pandemic.... More

Tech is Now Bristol’s Fastest-Growing Industry (Verdict)

Bristol’s thriving tech scene has overtaken engineering to become the leading industry in the city, according to new data. High demand for tech workers follows six years of stron... More

Darktrace Boss Poppy Gustafsson Scoops Up Top Innovation Award (City A.M.)

Darktrace chief executive Poppy Gustafsson has scooped up the top prize for innovation at this year’s Women of the Year Awards. Gustafsson is credited with building Cambridge-bas... More

UK Tech Skills Gap Set to Narrow (CW)

As the on-going pandemic keeps large portions of the UK workforce furloughed or made redundant, research shows record numbers of people are looking to enter the tech sector. ... More