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The Business Owner: Nick Hargreaves, Cloud Employee

The Business Owner: Nick Hargreaves, Cloud Employee

The co-founder talks about the importance of quality control and how they achieved fast growth through “content, engagement and referrals

The Philippines: An unlikely talent hotspot?

The Philippines: An unlikely talent hotspot?

As the cost of living in London rises, and the government’s unfriendly immigration policies for non-EU citizens persist, the shortage of tech talent becomes ever more acute.

London needs help if it is to spawn more tech unicorns

London needs help if it is to spawn more tech unicorns

To succeed in London, tech companies need to think more globally. If they can’t get local talent in, then one solution for businesses that need to grow but don’t want to relocate is to consider outsourcing part of their operation.

700% explosive growth for Cloud Employee this year

700% explosive growth for Cloud Employee this year

London and Philippines based technology startup Cloud Employee has reported record growth this year and expects further expansion in 2016.

Looking for growth outside of the UK

Looking for growth outside of the UK

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK’s IT sector find themselves in an unprecedented business climate today due not only to globalisation, but also due to our now permanently interconnected world.

Is overseas talent the answer to the UK's skill shortage

Is overseas talent the answer to the UK's skill shortage

That’s the upshot of the Hays Global Skills Index, released this week, and it adds to a growing body evidence that shows that there just aren’t enough home-grown candidates to fill the specialist IT roles required by the UK economy.

UK's IT Skill Shortage

UK's IT Skill Shortage

Cloud Employee founder and CEO, Nick Hargreaves, believes that looking to nations with high educational standards and large numbers of IT and engineering graduates – such as the Philippines – could be the answer to the UK’s skills shortage.

The Philippines: An unlikely talent hotspot? (2)

The Philippines: An unlikely talent hotspot? (2)

For London tech firms who don’t want to relocate, the Philippines is also becoming a hotbed for outsourcing.

Tech City UK launches visa scheme to help start-ups attract non EU talent

Tech City UK launches visa scheme to help start-ups attract non EU talent

Government body Tech City UK has announced the launch of the revised Tech Nation Visa Scheme, to make it easier for technology start-ups to attract and secure top talent from outside the European Union (EU).

Start-ups have digital potential to boost economy by £56bn

Start-ups have digital potential to boost economy by £56bn

Many businesses are concerned that they can’t get workers with the right digital skills and 46% of respondents want better training in universities.

Why the Philippines is shaping up to be the next global tech hub

Why the Philippines is shaping up to be the next global tech hub

There’s no debate about the IT skills of the workforce in the country. The Philippines are the world’s second fastest growing economy in the world.

This QA Engineer is proving it's a great time to be a woman in tech

This QA Engineer is proving it's a great time to be a woman in tech

Is the tech industry a man’s man’s man’s world? Is there nothing exciting and creative in store for a woman in tech?

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