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With modern apprenticeships you can earn while you learn. The contains lots of useful information and advice on all apprenticeships available. A particularly useful feature on the site is the ability to search for companies offering apprenticeships. For example follow the link above and enter software to see all the opportunities related to software development testing etc. The website contains lots of useful information for both apprentices and employers.
The Pathfinder programme is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to get help with their business, and also to network with other like minded people. The most recent cohort is due to start in May 2022, with a deadline of 20th April to apply. If you have missed the current deadline then keep checking the site for details of the next cohort. Find more details on Pathfinder here. Pathfinder will continue for another 3 years until 2024 thanks to funding from the Inverness and Highland City Region Deal and ERDF. There are plans for a further 7 cohorts over this time. … Read more
It’s worth checking out the Scottish Enterprise site for details on grants and funding. There is information for start-up funding as well as business grants, and is well worth exploring There is also a searchable funding database
Opportunity to join Herd Advance, an agritech company developing technology for the livestock sector. Herd Advance is expanding its team and is looking for a software developer to continue the development of its IoT solution to provide and manage the information cattle farmers need to look after their stock and improve overall profit margins. The position requires previous experience as a software developer and knowledge of programming languages (C#, Javascript, Python, SQL) This is initially a contract position – see full details here.
Just a reminder that the next monthly catch up for tech folk (or anyone with any interest in tech) is on the 4th May at ONE Tech Hub, Schoolhill, Aberdeen.
ONE CodeBase is located in the centre of Aberdeen. As well as a range of support services, One CodeBase provides access to co-working space, hot desking, meeting rooms etc. There are regular get togethers on the first Wednesday of every month from 08:00 to 10:00 – coffee, buns and conversation.
NBSL are an enterprise agency based in Northumberland. They run funding programmes that provide grants for business improvement to help businesses in North-East England.  If you run a business based in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more staff, you may be able to access funding from the North East Business Support Fund. Start by filling out an online application and after a fairly straightforward process including a visit from a NBSL advisor, you’ll be able to claim your funding. To be eligible for a Grant, your business must be based in … Read more

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