Entries by Phil Oakley

UKITA Information for students

The UKITA Association (pronounced “Yew-Key-Tah”) UKITA is: An independent not-for-profit Trade Association which has been trading since 2002 Member of the Trade Association Forum www.taforum.org.uk It has a constitution and code of conduct which members are expected to operate under Advantages of membership: Daily IT, Digital and Tech alert email for tenders and projects which […]

Apprenticeships and Skills

IT Apprenticeships,  placements and workforce skills development group Smaller employers often steer clear of Government-funded training and skills schemes because they find them cumbersome to deal with. The things SME business owners tell us include: “I don’t understand all this jargon – what’s actually in it for me as the business owner?” “The candidates I […]

BlackBerry awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification from the UK Government

BlackBerry has now announced they have become the first major mobile vendor to receive the new Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification from the UK Government. Additionally, BlackBerry has announced they are now an accredited certifying body for Cyber Essentials Plus, with the certification being offered through BlackBerry Cybersecurity Services. Click here to read the full […]

26% of British businesses ‘have no protection against cyber attacks’

Although businesses understand the importance of digital innovation, they aren’t prepared for the challenges Almost a third of UK businesses are not sufficiently prepared against a cyber attack, research by software and services provider Advanced has revealed. Additionally, 46% of companies don’t view data security as a priority when deciding which systems and software to […]

FREE Tenders

10 days free access to our Tenders and Projects alerting service (You will be taken to the UKITA Members site to complete a form – no credit or debit card details will be asked for)   See an archive of IT/Tech/Digital tenders and projects here (full UKITA  members get a DAILY alert email with full […]

The 5 essential steps to keep your business safe online

BUSINESSES from across the West Midlands heard from cyber-security experts at a seminar held by TheBusinessDesk.com, in association with Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and IComm. The panel, chaired by TheBusinessDesk.com’s editor Alex Turner, included Emma Philpott, the chief executive of cyber-security certification body IASME, Steve Borwell-Fox, managing director of Borwell, cyber-crime protection officer Det Sgt […]

Lee Kemp – Coaching for Change

Stand out from the crowd, raise your profile and win more bids with a consultancy qualification We provide consultancy skills training that leads to recognised qualifications with the Chartered Management Institute and Institute of Consulting. As a Skillfair member you will qualify for a 10% discount on the standard course cost.   Your profile on […]

Jan Bowen-Nielsen – Quiver Management

Enhance your professional credibility and win more tenders with a coaching qualification We provide coaching and mentoring qualification training specifically designed for consultants and advisers. The qualifications are approved by the European and Mentoring Coaching Council (EMCC), the leading professional body for coaches and mentors in Europe. As a Skillfair member you will qualify for […]

David Wilson – Storia

Winning you tenders or coaching you to win We help clients increase their profitability through successful tendering. With particular expertise in securing public sector opportunities, clients are able to access new markets or improve their win rate. As a Skillfair member you will qualify for a 10% discount on our standard fees. The tender process […]