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What’s Your View on EIS / SEIS investment schemes?

Calling individual angel investors, IFA’s, tax advisers and fund managers. The EISA (Enterprise Investment Scheme Association) are running a survey to help understand your views on EIS  / SEIS investment schemes. As a membership organisation they have been lobbying hard for both startup and investment support in the form of government tax incentives. Director General…

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Recruitment! We have a problem.

This tweet highlight a problem with recruitment. What's the difference between ❌ "Python skills are essential" and ✅ "experience with Python is a benefit, but there is also room to improve your programming skills" in a student job add? 60% increase in qualified applicants and ~30% vs. ~5% female applicants. -> — Dr. Victoria Grinberg…

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Challenge those sacred cows in your organisation

Sifted.eu writes: A European rival to workplace messaging app Slack called Element has won the world’s largest-ever single contract for a collaborative software service, supplying half a million licences to help communication in the German education system. The win points to the growing concern about privacy in communications around the world. At Raise, we use…

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Tech for Non Tech

Tech for Non Tech: Automation, No-Code and Community | Slides + Videos

Thank you everyone who joined us last month for our Tech for Non Tech event on Automation, No-Code and Community. We had 4 amazing speakers including Niamh McAuley, Ellie McBride, David Shawe and Fajar Siddiq. Watch the recording of last months event. Slides We currently have slide decks from Ellie McBride and Fajar Siddiq. Davids and Niamh’s will be…

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New SBRI for Flood Defences shows the world keeps turning

@deptinfra launches #SBRI challenge with £130K available for #emergingtechnologies solutions for remote monitoring of flood defences across Northern Ireland. Briefing 10th July https://t.co/1uiGa0tzPU @digicatapult @digicatni @innovateuk @matrix_ni @economy_ni @AI_NI @IoTBelfast pic.twitter.com/Ix5qcUaoAo — Sue McGuire (@sue_mcguire) July 1, 2020 SBRI represents an easy way for SMEs to get involved in widespread infrastructure and technology projects. My…

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