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IR35 reforms will harm public sector innovation and competitiveness, say contractors

March 22, 2017, 1:00 pm - Research from recruitment consultancy Harvey Nash highlights contractor concerns about how the forthcoming IR35 reforms will affect competitiveness and talent recruitment in the public sector

How CIOs can apply IT supplier management skills to digitisation

March 21, 2017, 3:00 pm - The digital supply chain can be managed in much the same way as the software supply chain, where CIOs have gained expertise in working with multiple providers to effectively run a complex ecosystem

Netherlands aims to benefit from Brexit in IT talent search

March 20, 2017, 11:56 am - The Netherlands is positioning itself as the ideal home for ambitious IT professionals from across the world

Global business leaders hail UK tech sector’s innovation potential

March 20, 2017, 10:55 am - KPMG report reveals global confidence in UK tech sector’s ability to create innovative products and services that are keenly adopted across the world

IT contractors prosper from Brexit uncertainty

March 17, 2017, 11:15 am - Since the Brexit vote, IT contractors have seen higher pay rates and longer contracts, which indicates businesses’ caution over permanent recruitment

Nordea goes beyond what is mandatory for PSD2

March 16, 2017, 4:00 pm - Nordic bank prepares for the introduction of the latest banking regulations through a platform that is open to third parties

The UK needs more women in cyber security, says GCHQ chief

March 15, 2017, 3:15 pm - The need to recruit more women into cyber security has come under the spotlight at CyberUK as a study shows the UK infosec industry has one of the lowest proportions of women and the highest gender pay gaps in the world

Nordic airline averts business disaster with application performance monitoring

March 15, 2017, 12:30 pm - Following an emergency decision to move to Amazon Web Services, Iceland’s Wow Air has wholeheartedly bought into the cloud

Recruiting women key to closing cyber security skills gap, say experts

March 15, 2017, 12:15 am - The European cyber security industry has one of the lowest proportions of women and the highest gender pay gaps in the world, the latest Global Information Security Workforce Study shows

IR35 research: 85% of contractors will quit public sector if tax status changed

March 14, 2017, 1:23 pm - Research by tax advisers QDos Contractor suggests few public sector off-payroll workers would be willing to stick around if made to pay the same tax as salaried staff

Royal Dutch Touring Club stimulates innovation and renewal of ICT

March 13, 2017, 12:45 pm - Dutch motoring club has shaped its business in a way that enables the business and IT department to innovate together

Nearly 2,000 Lloyds bank IT jobs set to move to IBM in £1.3bn outsourcing deal

March 13, 2017, 10:45 am - Around 2,000 IT staff at Lloyds Banking Group are set to transfer to IBM as part of a seven-year IT outsourcing deal, says union

IDC survey reveals Middle East CIO challenges

March 13, 2017, 2:00 am - CIOs in the Middle East have three huge digital transformation challenges this year, even before they start to look at what technologies to use

London IT firms trying to increase worker diversity

March 9, 2017, 2:45 pm - IT firms in London need to do more to reduce a gender bias and increase diversity in the workplace, says research

BT, Ericsson, O2 and Vodafone expand Stem for girls scheme

March 8, 2017, 4:15 pm - BT and partners Ericsson, O2 and Vodafone are to expand a mentoring scheme launched last year to encourage girls into Stem careers

Budget 2017: IT skills, 5G, broadband, and R&D receive funding boost

March 8, 2017, 4:00 pm - Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond targeted improvements in innovation, connectivity and education in his latest financial update

IT staff recruitment poses major challenge in UAE and wider region

March 7, 2017, 12:15 am - Organisations in the Middle East must create competitive IT recruitment strategies if they are to attract the right people

Deutsche Bank creates group-wide CIO role

March 6, 2017, 12:39 pm - New chief will drive technology transformation across the bank

The UK’s digital success is all about people

March 6, 2017, 12:00 pm - Access to talent – both in the UK and internationally – is key to making the government's digital strategy a success

Cisco UK CEO sees chance to drive digital inclusion after Brexit

March 6, 2017, 11:00 am - Cisco’s new UK and Ireland CEO Scot Gardner speaks to Computer Weekly about the supplier’s role in driving Britain’s industrial and digital strategies, supporting startups and skills, and the impact of Brexit