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October 28, 2016  10:08 AM

GDP growth reinforces vital importance of tech sector to UK economy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Theresa May", AWS, Brexit, budget, cloud, Digital economy, GDP, Google, Microsoft, Pricing

This week’s slightly-better-than-expected GDP figures show the importance of the tech sector to not just the UK economy but to any plans for our international trade relations once we leave...

March 19, 2015  5:38 PM

George Osborne set the UK on a digital roll – now a new government must accelerate the momentum

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Banking, Broadband, budget, GDS, HMRC, Internet of Things, Mobile, research, Skills, smart city, Startups

It's rare that I'm inclined to congratulate George Osborne, but recognition is due to the Chancellor for making his latest budget the most tech-friendly ever.

Every year,...


March 22, 2012  12:43 PM

Budget 2012: Promising, but not yet enough for UK IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, budget, Internet access, Mobile, Osborne, R/D, research

Every year we assess what the Budget means for the UK IT community. Most years we conclude: Nothing much. This year, we'd have to acknowledge progress, by concluding: Well, a bit,...


March 24, 2011  10:57 AM

How to make sure this was a Budget for business IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, budget, Careers, CIO, government, Leadership, recruitment, Skills, SME, Start up

Chancellor George Osborne labelled the latest contents of his tattered red briefcase as a Budget for business, and if that proves to be the case then it would be a good one for the IT sector and IT professionals.

It's going to be a big "if" though.

On paper,


March 24, 2010  9:07 AM

Budget 2010 – today’s coverage and my first phlog

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
budget

Today we are doing some different stuff to cover the budget, which we hope will enhance and improve your experience. Take part in our live blogging and analysis at our special Budget 2010 page.


For a...


March 23, 2010  8:43 AM

A Budget for IT? Just let us get on with it

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
budget, economy, Election, Google, innovation, recruitment, Skills, Strategy

Tomorrow (24th March) is Budget day - or more accurately, the effective start of the General Election campaign. The next six weeks or so are set to be a defining time for businesses and public sector bodies in determining how - and maybe even if - the UK's recovery proceeds from here.

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March 22, 2010  5:07 PM

Caption competition and live Budget 2010 coverage

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
budget, chancellor

Chancellor Alistair Darling's 2010 budget on Wednesday 24 March is potentially the most eagerly awaited budget in recent years. 

Just weeks ahead of a General Election and in face of a massive budget deficit of £178bn, the Chancellor's plans for...


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