May 17, 2013 12:13 BST UK IT Association member IASME are pleased to announce that they now offer a specialist package of cyber security consultancy for small companies, followed by a free audit against the IASME standard. This package is designed to help SMEs protect new inventions and business processes by upgrading their levels of cyber security.
May 09, 2013 16:26 BST UK IT Association member OCR are currently developing a new OCR Cambridge Progression Award/Certificate in core IT Skills and are seeking the input of employers to ensure the course fits IT employers needs.
Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.
Apr 23, 2013 11:52 BST Education Secretary Michael Gove and Skills Minister Matthew Hancock have announced the launch of a new Technical Baccalaureate which is aimed at closing the gap in the IT skills market by providing a vocational qualification that employers will value.
Mar 14, 2013 11:25 GMT It was no surprise to discover over the weekend that SMEs and start-ups are turning their backs on the Tech City circus because the bidding process is too complicated and too expensive. So we are more than pleased to recognise the work of a local businessman in Croydon who has started a grass roots campaign to get help and support to SMEs and start-ups.
Mar 13, 2013 15:05 GMT At UKITA we always support research into Information and Communications Technology, and we think this project by Mr Reitano has much merit for our members and the wider IT community, as such we would urge as many of our members and followers as possible to complete the survey. And please feel free to pass this on to anybody else you feel would be interested.
May 27, 2011 21:20 BST A guest blog on UK Fast Blog by Andrew Corbett from the UKITA. The UK IT ecosystem is fractured. There is a glass ceiling between the IT businesses that are known to and have accessed help from things like RDA growth project funds and the huge number of IT businesses who are not on the radar of the policy makers and funders.
Oct 07, 2011 15:47 BST As a member and board director of the UK IT Association for the past 7 years, I have had the opportunity to observe at close quarters the private sector IT industry at all levels as well as the public sector organisations which seek to help them and improve their performance. I would like to put forward my view that the IT ecosystem in the UK is fractured ... (read full article in the PDF)
Sep 14, 2011 13:36 BST UKITA is a founding member of PIN-SME, the European Association for SMEs within the ICT sector. Our chairman, Charles Huthwaite, is the UK representative and a vice-president of PIN-SME which currently represents over 50,000 ICT companies in eight countries.
Sep 14, 2011 13:34 BST UKITA is the trade association for small and medium-sized IT-related businesses throughout the UK. As a small business you are in a great position to benefit from the support and opportunities that UKITA can offer.
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