Computerworld UK: Is it time for businesses to take responsibility for the digital skills gap?

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If the digital skills gap is in fact nearing its crisis moment, why aren’t the companies so terrified of it doing more to solve the problem?

Apprenticeships, coding academies, incubators, upskilling, open source – all of these are cited by academia, business and government as ways to plug the impending digital skills gap that, if we are to believe those who most frequently bemoan it, threatens to transmute into a gaping maw and swallow the UK’s economy whole.

Uncertainties surrounding Britain’s exit from Europe has left both workers and businesses worried that the anti-immigration ‘hostile environment’, combined with the closed-border of a ‘hard Brexit’, will widen that skills gap further.

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