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Jenrick confirms allocations of £1 billion funding for councils this winter

Allocations confirmed for individual councils from the £1 billion of additional support announced by the Prime Minister earlier this month.

19 philanthropists, charitable funders and foundations to receive share of £85 million from government – generating £170 million for charities’ vital work

@ComicRelief, @GreggsFoundation and Global's @MakeNoise to benefit from major coronavirus charity match-funding scheme  Charities Aid Foundation, Greggs and Global’s Make Some Noise charity campaigns among those that will benefit Part of unprecedented £750 million Government package to help frontline charities and those they support Nineteen philanthropists, charitable funders and foundations – whose campaigns have raised millions for the most vulnerable since the coronavirus pandemic struck – have received a share of £85 million to double their donations to good causes, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced today.

Government publishes new strategy to kickstart data revolution across the UK

National Data Strategy will boost the use of data to drive growth, boost innovation, create new jobs and improve public services.

Scotland’s tech sector going from strength to strength

Edinburgh and Glasgow now have more than a fifth of workforce in digital economy jobs. Edinburgh has 23% of workforce in digital tech roles, while Glasgow has 22% Edinburgh’s median digital tech salary is at £44,938 – the second highest outside London more than 69,000 job openings in the tech sector were advertised in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2019 New data analysed by Tech Nation for the Government’s Digital Economy Council ahead of London Tech Week reveals that 69,000 jobs in digital tech were advertised in Edinburgh and Glasgow during 2019, making the tech sector one of the biggest employers – more than a fifth of the workforce of each city is now employed in digital tech.

Government undertakes survey of UK businesses and charities to better understand the UK AI labour market

@DCMS is carrying out research to understand and measure the UK #AI labour market. This will help inform future #ArtificialIntelligence policy and strategy.

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