Access to the right skills and talent is the number one challenge facing tech businesses today. As a region the East of England is driving very hard to grow the pipeline of talent for the industry.

Insights & Reports

The 2021 Skills Audit

This year we have surveyed more than 800 digital technology businesses and professionals to pull together our annual ski

Apprenticeship Levy Transfer - Information for Levy Receiving Employers

As an employer, not paying into the governments Apprenticeship Levy Account, you are eligible to receive levy transfer

Digital Skills is a Hard Problem to Solve: why do we need a Tech East Task Force?

Tech East runs the Talent & Skills Task Force which meets quarterly to coordinate thinking and activity around digital..

Tech Nation Visa

Tech Nation has been designated by the Home Office to endorse applications for the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa ...

How to: hire the right roles when starting up

Tech Nation's handy guide for who to hire when you're starting up.

A Skills Plan for New Anglia

The Digital Tech Skills Plan has been developed by the digital tech sector in Norfolk and Suffolk...

Digital Skills Plan Launch

Talent is the fuel that powers the digital economy. All employers recognise this ...

What is Tech East doing to tackle the digital skills challenge in the East of England?

There is a paradox: the more successful a digital tech cluster becomes the more talent is required to fuel that success.

£14.5m funding announced for skills and innovation projects

NALEP announce Growth Funding for four new projects which will boost skills, innovation and productivity in Norfolk and

Grow your business with a UEA placement student

Businesses across East Anglia are turning to placement students from UEA to help innovate and grow their organisations.

Skills Gap or Wage Gap – Two Separate But Heavily Entwined Issues

Jim Marshall responds to TechEast UK recent Twitter post "Do we have a tech skills gap or a pay gap?"

Step into Tech – Could younger workers hold the key to a technological revolution?

With each new generation more tech-savvy than the last, could firms in East Anglia being doing more...

Pickr – Is Filling Roles Enough?

The primary use of a recruitment agency is to fill vacancies that you haven’t been able to fill yourself.

Opportunities in ICT & Digital

In partnership with Suffolk County Council, Business East Monthly is running a series of reports.

Skills Training

The Skills Toolkit

Free digital courses to help you learn new skills or get a new job.

Tech Nation's Digital Business Academy

Skills that help you start, grow or join a digital business

Learn with Start Up Loans: announcing a new partnership designed to help UK businesses get off the ground and stay there

The government-backed Start Up Loans scheme has partnered with world-renowned distance-learning provider The Open Univer

Time to kick-start a new career in Software Development with free training from Netmatters

Give yourself the best chance at a new digital career by applying for one of our FREE training places. With a 95% succes

Amazon Future Engineer

Amazon Future Engineer is a comprehensive childhood-to-career programme to inspire, educate and enable children and youn

Do you run a business in or are you working in Norfolk and Suffolk (New Anglia)?

Fully funded training programmes to support businesses and employees..

What are returnships, and why are they needed?

A returnship is a type of work placement that helps people return to work after a long gap in their career.

West Suffolk College film production studio – iDea

Are you looking to create video content for your business but without the huge cost of hiring a video marketing agency?

Search Engine Optimisation to improve your Google ranking

This hands-on course has been designed primarily for business owners, managers and content creators

Code Nation

More than a coding school - We don’t just teach coding, we offer a complete education in digital...

Digital Leaders Academy

Digital Leaders receive heavily discounted price normally only available to TechUK members to attend.

Spotlight: Anglia Ruskin University

ARU is one of the largest providers of degree apprenticeships in England.

Creative Computing Club - Suffolk

Weekend, after-school, in-school, and private tutoring for 8 to 16-year-olds in tech.

Step into Tech - Norfolk

Inspiring young people to Step Into Tech

Tech Nation - Digital Business Academy

Looking to join, launch or grow a digital business? Learn the skills you need with our bitesize courses

Scholarships for women in Artificial Intelligence

If you are a woman ready to use the power of AI for social change, Transform your career in 10 weeks.

Norfolk County Council - Digital and computer skills for work and everyday living

To improve your digital skills, gain a Functional Skills ICT qualification.


Aviva Technology Apprenticeships

Tech’s always changing, so only thirsty, adventurous minds need apply.

Aviva Technology Gratuates

Are you itching to get started in the big wide world of work? Are you fascinated by technology? Then you’re in the rig …

Videos & Podcasts

Recruiting for tech skills and talent

Fireside chat with Joseph Hathiramani, IF Recruitment

A Skills Plan for New Anglia

Digital Skills Plan Launch at the University of Suffolk