BT planning further recruitment in Swansea

Telecommunications giant BT has announced it’s to recruit an additional 36 people in Swansea as part of plans to employ 1,000 new contact centre staff. The new employees will work mainly in customer service roles at BT Tower in Swansea, with recruiters currently in the process of looking for applicants in the city and surrounding...

When the sides collide: HR and rugby

Every proud Welsh citizen thinks they know a lot about rugby, and with the Six Nations tournament ongoing, there’s plenty of rugby chat among ‘armchair managers’ in pubs throughout Wales. HR Managers may not care too much about rugby. However, wise ones will keep a watchful eye on the Sunday fixtures.   Why are some...

Flagship Welsh tech event to return for fourth year amid Tech Nation report release

Wales’s flagship technology event is returning to Newport for a fourth year and comes as a report released yesterday revealed the economic impact, opportunities and challenges of Wales’s digital industry. Digital 2016 will take place at Celtic Manor Resort on June 6th and 7th, and is expected to connect over 1,500 developers, entrepreneurs, tech businesses. It’ll...

Interview: Phil Murphy, co-founder of Senta

Phil Murphy is the co-founder of Senta, a new cloud service to help accountants run their practices smoothly. We learn more about his start-up, where it’s currently at and its future. TD: Can you tell us more about yourself and what you do, please? PM: I’m the co-founder of Senta, a new cloud service that...

Cardiff tech start-up Pwinty announces exciting appointment

Pwinty, a Cardiff-based photo sales and fulfilment platform, has hired Jochen Moelle as its new director of business development. Moelle has spent more than 20 years in the photo industry and was most recently head of the Kodak photo service at Kodak Alaris. Before that, he held several leadership roles at Eastman Kodak. In his...

Caerphilly innovation centre contributes £13.8 million to Welsh economy

An independent report published last week has found that Caerphilly-based Welsh ICE has contributed £13.8 million to the Welsh economy since launching in 2012. The findings were announced by Welsh ICE board members Gareth Jones, Mandy Weston and Will Record during an event held at the Senedd last Thursday. The report revealed that the start-up...

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