Is transport derailing Tech in the North?

Everyone complains about their morning commute. Public transport is packed, delayed and expensive. But what if these minor annoyances are stifling the growth of tech in the North? Bosses from across the North this week have been demanding better transport infrastructure from the Government. Issues with train timetables over the last month have played havoc

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Is there going to be a philosophy skills gap in tech?

We know all about the digital skills crisis. It seems like every week there is a new kind of skills shortage in tech that we are only just discovering. This week, it’s philosophy. AI is the future, or so we are told. Artificial intelligence is going to be the answer to all of humankind’s problems.

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Leeds makes cut for Channel 4 HQ

This week it was announced that Channel 4 had whittled the list of cities where they would set up their new second headquarters outside of London. Earlier this week, Channel 4 announced that they had decided that their new HQ will be in either, Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester. The move would bring at least 300

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Leeds tech moves from strength to strength

The Tech Nation 2018 report has found that Leeds tech firms achieved more than £1 billion turnover in the last 12 months, as the sector continues to grow. One of the big strengths of Leeds as a city is its brilliant tech scene. It’s responsible for many jobs, as well as the development of skills

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Could Leeds become the new home of Channel 4?

Leeds has been shortlisted to become the new host of Channel 4 HQ, and there are some compelling reasons for the city to be selected. But what would this mean for Leeds? Channel 4 has announced that it is moving nearly half of its staff out of London, creating a new national headquarters as well

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Elmwood LaunchPod Is go! Get your application in!

Calling all STEAM entrepreneurs and businesses! This is one amazing accelerator you do not want to miss. Elmwood LaunchPod is a business accelerator which aims to harness creative innovation to scale-up consumer health biz, right here in Leeds. Elmwood, (also known as, the world’s most effective brand design consultancy) are running a 12-week accelerator programme

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Why you should think about moving North!

The North of England has so much to offer that it’s worth considering moving North, especially if you’re looking for a change of career. Here’s why you should head up north. It’s time for a change. If you’ve spent your professional life toiling away in London or another of the south’s big cities, then you

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3 things to look forward to at Leeds International Festival

Leeds International Festival is coming up, and with so many great events it can be hard to decide what to attend. Here’s our guide to three of the most interesting. Leeds International Festival is usually a time for exciting, interesting and innovative events, and this year is no different. With more than a fortnight of

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Leeds heads for year of expansion in 2019

New plans have been unveiled that will develop a neighborhood city center, making room for Leeds’ predicted expansion. New plans have been unveiled that will transform the South Bank of Leeds and allow more people to move into the city centre hotspot. London-based property management company Get Living has revealed details of how its £180

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