An iDEA for everyone

An iDEA for everyone

Eighteen months ago, we learned about The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (known as iDEA) through the workshops leading up to the 2nd GM Digital and Tech summit. Recognising its value for our digital inclusion programme, we offered to partner with iDEA and build...
My Royal Appointment

My Royal Appointment

Visiting dignitaries.  Life-saving service men and women.  These are the type of people I’d expect to get invitations to Buckingham Palace; not someone who works in IT.  So when HRH The Duke of York’s office offered a meeting at “your place or mine?” the response...
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

Stockport Council is committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities and has put 144 new apprentices into position during 2017/18. During National Apprenticeship Week we are giving one of the apprentices in our digital team a chance to describe their experience....
Bridging the digital skills gap

Bridging the digital skills gap

Our experience of recruiting digital staff at Stockport Council has clearly shown that the Digital Skills gap both in the workplace and wider community is growing. Talking to peers confirms that we are not alone in facing this problem. So what is the digital skills...

New appointments and current vacancies

We have appointed ThoughtWorks to help with the Delivery phase of the project. A number of new business analysts and software developers have also been recruited. We are continuing to recruit and have put in place a graduate programme – if you are interested in...

Geek Night!

Thanks to all those who came out last night for our Geek Night! We had a great time meeting lots of enthusiastic and talented people. You can watch the video from last night below and don’t forget to check out the jobs we are currently advertising for on our...
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