Blaming Brexit Uncertainty For UK Tech Employment Challenges

Brexit Britain LondonA recent report by ‘Hired’ has shown that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has made UK employers less likely to seek migrant tech employees, and has made less overseas tech workers seek jobs in the UK.

The Report

The report (gathered data from over 20,000 foreign candidates, 200 UK candidates and 850 clients) focused on the attitudes of foreign workers towards UK’s decision to leave the EU.

The study discovered that the number of foreign candidates looking for work in the UK had dropped by more than 50% and that representation of foreign job-seekers in their total talent pool had decreased by over 60%.

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New Info On Russia Involvement in Brexit Vote

A UK lawmaker’s committee report appears to imply that a website (used to register for voting in the EU ‘Brexit’ referendum) may have been caused to crash by a cyber attack carried out by a foreign power. russia flag

DDoS Attack?

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) indicated that a crash of the vote registering website on June 7th last year, just before the cut-off point (which had to be extended because of the crash), may have been caused by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber attack. Continue reading “New Info On Russia Involvement in Brexit Vote”

Thousands of New UK Jobs at Amazon

amazon, delivery, box, tapeOnline retailer Amazon has announced that is going to create 5,000 new full-time jobs in the UK this year.

The new jobs will boost Amazon’s total, permanent UK workforce to 24,000.

What Kind of Jobs?

It has been reported that Amazon is going to be hiring people in a range of roles, including anything from software developers to warehouse staff. The new UK jobs will also include hundreds of apprenticeship opportunities.

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