Early in December, New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet opined that some years are “so eventful they are regarded as pivotal in history” and said 2020 will be considered one of those fateful years.
Good news this week for South London-based meal kit delivery service Mindful Chef, which was recently bought by food giant Nestlé. The deal is another sign that tech-driven businesses are thriving where others are not.
A big change is afoot in the contractor market in the UK. New rules — known as IR35 — mean that some businesses which currently use contractors will have to decide their status and whether they need to become full-time staff.
Earlier this year, Computer Weekly released its annual salary survey for those working in technology in the UK and Ireland. As Redcat has recently produced an infographic illustrating some statistics of the Front-End Development market, alongside consultant Jack Prior’s commentary, now seems like as good a time as any to discuss tech salaries in the UK.
At RedCat, we think it’s important to give both the candidates and clients we work with a genuine overview of the market. I know everyone says ‘oh we can tell you exactly what’s going on out there’, well in this case, the proof is in the pudding.
This week, LinkedIn released a list of the 25 most “sought after” UK startups in 2018. The list is a who’s who of innovators and disruptors from the land of hope and glory. It’s also a very interesting look into some of the trends of the moment and what matters to people right now.