Cardiff Capital Region’s City Deal (CCR) recognises the growing need for cyber skills. With 50% of all UK businesses facing a cyber security skills gap, it’s vital to equip people with the right skills and tools they need to meet the sector’s demands.
June saw the conclusion of the fourth and final Infuse cohort, leaving a positive legacy for our region through the 120-strong network of public service innovators nurtured over the last three years - and dozens of solutions delivered to the many different challenges faced by the public bodies of South East Wales.
Cardiff Capital Region has this week launched a unique Cluster Development and Growth Programme: opening up four exceptional tender opportunities for local enterprises to shape the emerging priority skillsets of South East Wales.
A new powerhouse for digital skilling is about to launch, with CCR’s Venture Graduates and the Big Learning Company joining forces to offer an immersive and dynamic digital skills boot camp for graduates.
Businesses are built on talented, well-trained people – now more than ever. So the Venture ‘Rise & Shine’ breakfast event is ‘must-attend’ for any employer and enterprise looking to improve their talent pipeline, nurture skills amongst existing employees – or simply make their business the best ‘people business’ it can be.
Like most other modern economies, a combination of demographic shift, race to zero and fourth industrial revolution presents Cardiff Capital Region with some of the most monumental challenges - and opportunities - witnessed in the field of human capital.
February brought news of a major skills funding boost for Creative Industries in our region, together with two studies showing a surge in apprenticeship uptake and the importance placed by Gen Z on training and development. Those reports made Welsh Water’s record apprenticeship offering look inspired - but celebrations were muted by news of a continued gender pay gap, even in female-dominated industries ...
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