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Digital Skills

From basic digital skills and in-work apprenticeships to executive training and formal education; the digital skills gap is recognised as holding back UK plc.

Nearly one in four of us have not kept pace and lack the basic digital skills to manage core tasks such as managing information, communicating online or making a transaction. Supporting the development of these skills is an issue for employers, educators and government if we are to fulfil our potential as one of the most digitally competitive nations.

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Making digitization more human

March 2017

While technical in nature, the success of a digital transformation hinges on meeting human needs. Digitization and digital businesses are revolutionizing business-as-usual. We see ambitious and disruptive digital journeys playing out in new ways each day. As companies introduce digital customer service; as they transform […]

Tackling the Emerging Digital Skills Gap in the West Midlands

March 2017

On March 7th, business leaders from across the West Midlands joined key figures in education at Birmingham’s iCentrum to discuss the emerging digital skills gap and the growing importance of digital apprenticeships. In response to the growing difficulty businesses are facing when hiring and retaining […]

Digital Apprenticeships – How can they work for your business?

March 2017

We had a small but varied group comprised of people who had been apprentices, ones offering degree courses, and those with experience of recruiting graduates. Lead Discussants were Bob Clift of the Technical Partnership and Claire Ruskin of the Cambridge Network.  Arcus Global sponsored the […]

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