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IT careers for the technically challenged

April 10th 2018

IT careers for the technically challenged

Technology is rapidly expanding as a sector in the job market and it requires a constant influx of talent and skills. But what if you are not a tech genius who chooses coding and hacking as their main pastime?

What are 'Managed Services' and their pros and cons

March 26th 2018

What are 'Managed Services' and their pros and cons

Despite 'managed services' being more commonplace, for many of us, the question still remains – what are managed services and what are they good for?

How can UK SMEs benefit from the launch of G-Cloud 10?

March 16th 2018

How can UK SMEs benefit from the launch of G-Cloud 10?

With the date for the launch of G-Cloud 10 now confirmed to be June 2018 and bidding going live in April, now is the perfect time to ask the question - what is G Cloud and how can it benefit your SME?

Putting off thinking about the GDPR? Think again.

November 21st 2017

Putting off thinking about the GDPR? Think again.

Putting off thinking about the GDPR? We really recommend you start now. Whether you like it or not, the GDPR is well on its way...

The Changing nature of IT Business Partnering

April 2nd 2017

The Changing nature of IT Business Partnering

An Interview with Tony Michaels, Lead IT Business Partner at Skanska Lead IT Business Partner Tony Michael tells Certes how he established and developed the IT Business Partnering Function withi...

Are you out of IR35?

April 1st 2017

Are you out of IR35?

Deemed Self Employment Status - Are you Out of IR35? For those contractors who have been found to be outside of IR35, read our guidance notes to support your deemed self-employment status, and ...

Latest jobs data: Demand for contractors in financial services falls

March 30th 2017

Latest jobs data: Demand for contractors in financial services falls

Permanent vacancies down 1% year-on-year Contract vacancies fall 9% Contractor vacancies in finance drop by 23% Average salaries dip by 1.3% Permanent vacancies dip Professional rec...

‘Comparatively Speaking’ Cyber Insights for 29th March from The National Cyber Skills Centre

March 29th 2017

‘Comparatively Speaking’ Cyber Insights for 29th March from The National Cyber Skills Centre

How much are you willing to invest in securing your corporate data? Maybe that depends on how it’s being stored. Just for a moment suspend your understanding on how data storage mediums ...

The state of IT security in UK businesses

March 23rd 2017

The state of IT security in UK businesses

Businesses across the world are under a continuous stream of cyber attacks - how are UK businesses faring in this environment? Hundreds of millions of cyber threats travel the internet ev...

‘Course Correction’ Cyber Insights for 22nd March from The National Cyber Skills Centre

March 22nd 2017

‘Course Correction’ Cyber Insights for 22nd March from The National Cyber Skills Centre

It’s time to change the course of your cyber security strategy and point it in the direction of GDPR Back in December 2016 the UK Government published a policy paper titled “Cyber Security Regu...