Chat GPT may be banned in some UK organisations

Balancing AI bans with innovation opportunities In a recent survey, 76% of IT decision makers voiced their support for organisations’ authority to regulate the applications employees use for business purposes. However, a significant 66% of respondents found current bans on generative AI to be excessively restrictive. According to these IT professionals, generative AI holds potential

London’s tech market shows green shoots of recovery

Tech job vacancies increase by 26% London’s bruised technology sector is slowly bouncing back  – in June new tech job roles within tech firms increased by +10.3% on the previous month, and by +25.7% in May. When looking at technology roles based in non-tech companies, London job volume was only marginally down in the past

IT reported as the ‘most productive’ UK industry

UK on track to becoming a tech superpower New data reveals the IT and information services industry has seen the biggest improvement in productivity – growing by 13.71% year-on-year (YOY) since Q4 2022. The Business Productivity Index, by ECI Software Solutions, reveals the 20 industries have seen the biggest leap in productivity and the least.

HR’s lack of understanding of generative AI slows down implementation

AI has “considerable scope in unlocking talent intelligence”  A new white paper suggests that HR leaders’ lack of understanding about generative AI may be the primary reason for its limited adoption within HR departments. The research conducted by The Josh Bersin Company reveals that although HR leaders recognise the value of this technology, they admit

Economic inactivity has decreased according to ONS

Estimated number of vacancies declined The UK employment rate saw an increase in the March to May 2023 period, reaching an estimated 76.0%, up by 0.2 percentage points from the December 2022 to February 2023 period. The rise in employment was primarily driven by part-time employees, according to recent data. However, the estimate of payrolled

UK employees could claw back 390 working hours using AI

With data revealing employers are failing to use AI to its full potential Employers are not fully embracing Artificial Intelligence’s (AI) potential to support productivity –  with 56% saying their employers are not encouraging AI at work. Data commissioned by analytics company Visier, has revealed that despite having access to AI, UK employees could save

A mere 5% of L&D professionals innovate with the use of AI

Adaptable mindset is crucial, according to CIPD Head of Learning According to the 2023 Learning at Work survey conducted by the CIPD, only 5% of learning and development (L&D) professionals currently utilise AI tools like ChatGPT to facilitate learning. However, over half (55%) of L&D leaders claim to be pioneering new advancements in technology. The

Is the UK on the brink of becoming a tech superpower?

Tech firm reveals the top ways to reach out to entry-level talent With the Chancellor’s recent pledge of £3.5 billion to support tech – there’s never been a more exciting time to enter a career in technology. By investing in attracting and nurturing new talent, tech companies can secure their position as industry leaders and

TALiNT Partners launches 2023 TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards US

The TIARAs recognize and celebrate the best HR and Recruitment technology solutions! The prestigious TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards are set to illuminate the outstanding HR and Recruitment technology solutions available to employers, recruiters, candidates, and contractors. This highly anticipated campaign seeks to honour excellence in various categories, including innovation, impact, growth, purpose, and ambition,

Free AI interview coach is launched

Cutting-edge tool gives candidates a competitive edge Created by Adzuna, the smarter free AI tool, Prepper, allows job seekers to prepare for job interviews by generating questions and coaching them on how best to respond – offering new hope to nervous candidates. Recent advances in large language models (LLMs), alongside Adzuna’s proprietary data and expertise,