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Zero Waste Scotland launches new digital tool to ease ‘confusion’ over recycling 

Zero Waste Scotland has launched a new digital tool designed to help people with the ‘confusion’ over recycling. The online Recycling Sorter will allow people to search what items can be recycled, and in which bin, in any Scottish local authority. …

Net Zero Technology Centre launches clean energy startup ‘pitch battle’ 
Three Scottish climate tech companies added to Net Zero growth programme 
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Zero Waste Scotland launches new digital tool to ease ‘confusion’ over recycling 

Zero Waste Scotland has launched a new digital tool designed to help people with the ‘confusion’ over recycling. The online Recycling Sorter will allow people to search what items can be recycled, and in which bin, in any Scottish local authority. …

Net Zero Technology Centre launches clean energy startup ‘pitch battle’ 
Three Scottish climate tech companies added to Net Zero growth programme 

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How to handle a cyber incident – a practical guide for Scottish firms 

A practical manual on how to handle a cyber-related incident has been created for Scottish businesses. The ‘Incident Response Guide’, produced by the CyberScotland Partnership, features checklists and guidance on…

Digital telecare firm joins Scottish suppliers list after cybersecurity assessment 
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How to handle a cyber incident – a practical guide for Scottish firms 

A practical manual on how to handle a cyber-related incident has been created for Scottish businesses. The ‘Incident Response Guide’, produced by the CyberScotland Partnership, features checklists and guidance on…

Digital telecare firm joins Scottish suppliers list after cybersecurity assessment 

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Christie’s clarion call can’t wait another decade 

Ten years ago, the Christie report set out an inspiring agenda for change that would put people at the heart of public services. Unlike many reports, it has shown remarkable…

Present Pal: A company built on accessibility 

In the latest article about neurodiversity and tech from Skills Development Scotland, Chris Hughes of Present Pal says it’s really not as difficult as you think to accommodate neurodivergent talent….

Preparing students for global citizenship 

I believe that the role of colleges in preparing our students to be global citizens has never been more critical. Why? We live in a world where we still need…

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ‘The digital divide hurts rural communities right across Scotland’ 

I believe that technology can transform our society.  As the new leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, I want to see our country make things again and capture the imagination…

How neurodivergent talent can create a winning work team 

In the latest column brought to you by Skills Development Scotland about the benefits and importance of taking on neurodivergent talent, Rebecca Wones from Lexxic gives us her expert opinion…

Developing a digital leadership pathway 

The Scottish Digital Academy provides high quality professional learning and training to develop digital skills to support transformation and service design across the public and third sectors in Scotland. We…

Unlocking the power of rural areas with 5G 

A golden key opens any door and 5G is the key to unlocking business efficiency and productivity as well as societal benefits to the stunningly beautiful and sparsely populated rural…

Keeping the human connection in general practice 

When it comes to healthcare, I’m a firm believer that technology should support the user, not replace the user. There can be no doubt about the vital role technology has…

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Scottish tech is “booming”, says new digital secretary 

The Scottish technology sector is “booming” according to the UK government’s digital secretary, who has pledged to continue to invest in tech skills north of the border. Nadine Dorries, the…

Edinburgh startup creates technology to help conserve historic buildings 
Net Zero Technology Centre launches clean energy startup ‘pitch battle’ 
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Software testing firm lands £20m contract with social security agency 

An Edinburgh software testing specialist has landed a £20m contract to support the delivery of benefits payments administered by Scotland’s social security agency. 2i will conduct testing and quality assurance…

Vehicle rental management platform coasting to better car hire future 
Amazon to recruit for 100 new tech and corporate roles in Scotland 
Business & Economy
Scottish tech is “booming”, says new digital secretary 

The Scottish technology sector is “booming” according to the UK government’s digital secretary, who has pledged to continue to invest in tech skills north of the border. Nadine Dorries, the…

Edinburgh startup creates technology to help conserve historic buildings 
Net Zero Technology Centre launches clean energy startup ‘pitch battle’ 
Business & Economy
Software testing firm lands £20m contract with social security agency 

An Edinburgh software testing specialist has landed a £20m contract to support the delivery of benefits payments administered by Scotland’s social security agency. 2i will conduct testing and quality assurance…

Vehicle rental management platform coasting to better car hire future 
Amazon to recruit for 100 new tech and corporate roles in Scotland