Latest Blogs

  • GDPR in the workplace

    The term GDPR has been bandied about for the last few months but how much do you really know and understand how it will impact you? You may think that if you don’t handle or store customer data you have dodged the GDPR bullet, but have you considered your employee’s data? With those 4 little letters comes a very hefty 4% of your organisations' global annual turnover fine if you are found not to be compliant.

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    • Nicole Mikulla
    • 21/09/2017
    • 07:00
  • How will legislative changes in recruitment law affect you?

    The second quarter of 2017 saw two changes that will impact our candidates and clients.

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    • Hannah
    • 01/09/2017
    • 07:00
  • IT talent isn't waiting for anyone

    Despite the uncertainty caused by the general election, demand for candidates across the IT, digital and technology sectors has remained steady throughout Q2 of 2017.

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    • Ian Storey
    • 25/08/2017
    • 07:00
  • Spring Tech Talks GDPR at IT Leadership Forum 2017

    On Tuesday 18th July Spring Technology hosted their first IT Leadership Forum in Edinburgh.

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    • Hannah Kemshell
    • 27/07/2017
    • 07:00
  • Graduate Level Apprenticeships at the University of Dundee

    Until now if you wanted to start a career in tech you have had a few options: Go to university full or part-time, become an apprentice or take on a trainee role and work your way up.

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    • Samantha Leeman
    • 10/07/2017
    • 07:00
  • The Importance of EVP

    A significant number of organisations are still missing out on key opportunities to attract, retain and engage with top talent due to their EVP.

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    • Nicole Mikulla
    • 12/06/2017
    • 07:00
  • Cyber Security Breakfast Events in Scotland

    Rebecca Hastings and Samantha Leeman from Spring Technology held business breakfasts in Glasgow and Edinburgh this week, focusing on the skills and employment landscape across Edinburgh, Glasgow and London within cyber security, along with an update on GDPR and the challenges and opportunities this presents.

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    • Samantha Leeman
    • 02/06/2017
    • 07:00
  • IoT is Taking Scotland by Storm

    Over the last four years the Internet of Things (IoT) has risen in prominence.  More connected consumer devices have become available and businesses are buying into the benefits and potential of this technology.

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    • Rebecca Hastings
    • 25/05/2017
    • 07:00
  • New contractor tax rules due April 2017 - how IR35 is changing in the public sector

    The intermediaries’ legislation (better known as IR35) introduced back in 2000 sought to end differences in the tax treatment of off-payroll workers – such as IT contractors – and a business’s directly-hired employees. The idea was that if contractors would have been taxed as employees had they been engaged directly, they should be treated for tax purposes as if they were employees of their client.

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 01/07/2016
    • 07:00
  • The effects of EU uncertainty

    Each quarter, Spring Technology’s Market Monitor gives you the inside track on the skill and staffing trends defining our industry. Focusing on demand by job type and region, the report delivers a detailed outlook of skills hot spots in your area and across the UK. 

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 28/05/2016
    • 07:00