Innovate UK Funding

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid. While the pandemic may have forced business leaders to pull their “business duvet” over their heads, now, more than ever, it’s time to innovate. Don’t think that’s the case? Well the UK government through Innovate UK is putting […]

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Don’t Stop with Business Transformation Now

The pandemic has forced transformation and technological change on a range of organisations, public, private and voluntary. But as we start our roadmap back to normality, these amendments can’t be “here and no further.” The reconfiguration of businesses might have been a necessity and forced all companies into the less comfortable world of digitalisation but […]

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Funding Innovations

Digital innovation requires a few key elements: The ability to develop the right product to move innovation forward The ability to implement that innovation and benchmark the results The key factor – funding Clearly businesses are already considering how they will fund their next innovation idea. It is becoming clear that there is a rank […]

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Security & Transformation Go Hand in Hand

Charities and non for profits were thrown into the pit of digital transformation by Covid 19. Many have managed to continue working, and they are now slowly generating their funds again. National charities may have the technical wherewithal to protect their much needed funds and data but the smaller more local charities have had to […]

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App Technology May Help Us To Take To The Skies Again

As the thought of the reduction of the impact of Covid begins to solidify allowing everyone to try and return to the life they once recognised it would be easy to think that digital innovation had now played its part in delivering us through. Working from home appears to be the “go to” example of […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Retail

When it comes to digital transformation, businesses shouldn’t narrow their focus to the “back end”. There is a new seat at the boardroom table – the Digital Transformation Director; an executive or non executive post but most importantly it’s a statement of intent by a company that they consider transformation as one of the key […]

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The Paperless Office Agenda

The paperless office is back on the agenda – virtually of course! For many years, business owners and managers have been striving to achieve using less paper in their workplace. The new work from home norm has demonstrated that this can easily be achieved. There was a fear that efficiency would suffer or that the […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Medical

Health service providers had always identified the opportunities for technology to support the health and social care sector but it appears to have taken the pandemic to provide the catalyst. It’s likely that the first questions from your doctor’s surgery or medical centre have now changed when an appointment is required. No longer will medical […]

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Government Pledges £7.5m to support E-Rostering in NHS trusts

Minister for Care, Helen Whately announces £7.5 million to support digital shift scheduling across 38 NHS trusts, allowing staff to spend more time with patients The investment is part of a £26 million national fund to have all NHS doctors, nurses and other clinical staff on e-rostering systems by 2021, shown to be particularly invaluable […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Sales & Recruitment

There is a new term in the HR industry; hybrid recruitment. As much as face to face recruitment continues to take place, it has dwindled considerably by the onset of the pandemic. Companies and recruiters alike are increasingly using digital strategies to recruit into vacant positions in order to keep open vacancies low. The main […]

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