What's new: Tech in South Wales #4

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 #4

Who's hiring?

bond digital health.jpgPioneering Welsh health technology firm expands into global market
A rapidly growing Welsh health technology firm based at the Life Sciences Hub Wales in Cardiff, Bond Digital Health, looks to double its workforce over the next 12 months.

onecom.jpgCardiff based telecoms company Onecom secures £100 million funding
The investment will be used to help meet significant growth plans; over the next three to five years, they expect to increase the workforce substantially.           

quoteonsite.jpgSwansea-based QuoteOnSite has received seed funding worth £350,000 as it plans for growth
Four staff have been hired following the funding round, with plans to expand the team over the next year. The funds will also support user experience, research and software development on top of a sales and marketing plan.

Who's doing well?

GoCompare owners snap up business behind one of Dragons Den's best deals
GoCo, formerly known as GoCompare, has agreed a deal worth up to £12.5m for This Is The Big Deal which trades as Look After My Bills.

The Top 100 business in South West Wales
Businesses from all over the South West Wales region came together to celebrate the Top 100 companies as the full list was unveiled.

The Welsh start-ups tipped for great things
Nine firms based in Wales have made NatWest's inaugural #PowerUp Index including Alpacr, a social networking platform for travellers.


Why your job adverts are unsuccessful and what you can do about it

Candidates want to learn about the role and company as quickly as possible, so we have put together some tips and advice about writing job adverts that may come in handy.

How UK businesses should cope with incoming IR35 rules

With the IR35 rules being reformed within the private sector, there is a great deal of uncertainty. How should businesses in the UK prepare so they don’t fall foul of the rules?

Who's socialising?

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


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Jobs of the week

Formulation Team Leader
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Location: Cardiff
Type: Permanent

Graduate Electrical Engineer
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Location: Cardiff
Type: Permanent

Project Manager
Rate: £475 per day
Location: Cardiff
Type: Contract

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