What's new: Tech in South Wales #3

What's going on with IT employers in the local area? Who's hiring and who's doing well? We have compiled tech industry news and events from across South Wales into our 'What's new' roundup to help you keep up to date. We hope you find this information useful.

What's new: Tech in South Wales #3

Who's hiring?

switch rentals.jpgNew e-commerce firm Switch Rentals looks to capitalise on growing consumer appetite to rent
The Nantgarw-based start-up said it will more than double its workforce in the next year and plans to recruit a further 16 employees.

incopro.jpgGlobal online brand protection software firm Incopro recruiting from new Cardiff office
Incopro use big data and AI technology to protect many of the world’s leading brands online. From its larger offices in the centre of Cardiff it will recruit a further 25 by year end.             

transport for wales.jpg60 new jobs created in Wales as part of £5 billion investment
Transport for Wales has created 60 jobs to be based at its new Treforest Estate facility. The company is looking for highly skilled and experienced individuals including engineers and managerial..

Who's doing well?

Newport tech firm Hut Six in major investment boost
One of Wales' most innovative start-up firms has secured a significant investment boost as it move towards scale-up in a sector worth £1 billion and growing.

Revenue rise for Welsh TV production giant
The Welsh TV production company behind Ninja Warrior, Question Time and BT Sport's Premier League coverage has increased its turnover following a refinance and restructure.

The 2019 Wales Start Up Awards shortlist is revealed
The 2019 Wales Start Up Awards provide a unique opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of new businesses that are making the greatest impact on the Welsh economy.


Should technical leaders be sifting through CVs?

As a hiring manager your time is extremely valuable, while you may be able to source tech talent directly using various job boards and LinkedIn this doesn’t mean you should.

Preparing for the Off-Payroll rules: what HMRC failed to warn hiring firms about

Firms hiring contractors risk major disruption in April 2020 if they fail to prepare for the behavioural impact of the Off-Payroll rules.

Who's socialising?

What's on in South Wales, tech meetups and events over the next two weeks.



Jobs of the week

MI Analyst
Salary: £28,000
Location: Swansea
Type: Permanent

Frontend Developer
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Location: Cardiff
Type: Permanent

ISO 27001 Project Manager
Rate: £500 per day
Location: Cardiff
Type: Contract

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