UK Tech Sector

Government & Public Sector

What the 2023 Spring Budget means for UK tech

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt today announced his 2023 Spring Budget, which included R&D funding and governmental investment in quantum


HSBC buys SVB UK, saving thousands of firms

AI & Machine Learning

Tony Blair and tech chiefs call for ‘sovereign AI’ to rival ChatGPT

Former Prime Minister Sir Tony Blair and AI stakeholders have argued a case for implementation of ‘sovereign AI' for public service operations

Government & Public Sector

UK semiconductor strategy delay criticised by MPs

A committee of MPs has referred to the UK government's delay in publishing a national semiconductor strategy as an "act of self harm"

Major Contracts

Tech Nation to cease operations, following DCMS contract end

Following a decade serving as the UK government-backed tech ecosystem for scale-ups, Tech Nation's contract will end on the 31st March


Tech leaders call on UK government to deliver semiconductor strategy

In a letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, tech leaders have asked the government to prepare and publish the UK’s semiconductor strategy as a matter of urgency

Major Contracts

Barclays Eagle Labs awarded Digital Growth Grant to aid regional innovation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has awarded its £12.09m Digital Growth Grant to Barclays Eagle Labs, to help boost growth of UK tech start-ups and scale-ups


The highest average tech job salaries in the UK revealed

IT industry researchers TechShielder has revealed the highest average tech job salaries currently offered across the UK, using Indeed's Salary Guide tool.

Emerging Technology & Innovation

Oxford Ionics secures £30m in funding towards UK quantum innovation

Oxford University-based start-up Oxford Ionics has secured £30m from investors including Arm founder Herman Hauser, to boost further quantum innovation in the UK

Editor's Choice

UK tech sector now worth $1 trillion

Releases & Updates

Tech startups appeal against cuts to R&D tax credits

Start-up scene

Top five sustainable UK tech startups