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The techUK Podcast - Digital ID in 2022: How do we ensure the UK gets it right?
In the latest techUK podcast we highlight a range of cutting edge examples of how digital identity technologies are being used currently, the role of digital ID in empowering users and promoting social inclusion and finally some calls to action on what needs to happen next to get our digital identity future right.
Technology and the Future of the UK High Street
techUK has published a new discussion paper exploring the challenges facing UK high streets and how technology and digitisation can help. The paper makes a number of policy recommendations to support high streets including an expansion of the Help to Grow Digital scheme, support from central government funds for high streets to digitise, and a Future of Work Council.
techUK office closed
Following the announcement from the Government that we will be moving to Plan B restrictions, our office will be closed from Monday 13 December until further notice. techUK staff will be working from home until 24 December, so it's business as usual apart from the office closure.
Digital Economy Monitor Q3 2021
According to our third-quarter 2021 survey results, the tech sector is ready to play a part in the UK economic recovery, with tech companies exhibiting strong overall sales performance, increased investment plans, and strong desires to expand their headcount in the UK. However, this optimism is balanced by concerns about skills and labour shortages as well as the impact of supply chain disruptions.
The techUK podcast: Tech and Net Zero
For the latest techUK podcast we are focusing in on climate with interviews with some of our most innovative members following the conclusion of COP26. techUK was glad to be at the climate talks and it was great to see so many members sharing knowledge, best practice and demonstrating the potential of tech in driving down emissions across the whole economy.
Climate Tech: The Innovators - A techUK report
In this new report techUK has brought together some of the brightest minds in climate technology, showcasing what can happen when an environmental ethos is paired with entrepreneurial flair. Covering such diverse realms as IoT, quantum computing, digital twins and artificial intelligence, this collection of essays displays the art of the possible.
techUK's COP26 climate action hub
techUK is committed to reaching net zero and has developed useful resources, events and guidance to help our members and the sector reach this important goal. Catch-up on the latest news and insights from COP26 here.