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Black History Month: 5 inspiring Black leaders in tech

It’s time to talk about a tough topic. The tech industry has a serious diversity problem. Nowhere is this more deeply felt than among black men and women. Based on the information from Diversity UK, only 5% of tech roles are filled by Black and ...


That's a wrap! 12 highlights from 2022

2022 has flown by and while the year has seen a return of “normality”, there’s no denying that the pandemic has transformed our business and the recruitment landscape. While we enjoy our days off between Christmas and New Year (which we get for ...


Learning and Development in the workplace

Happy 1 year work anniversary to our Head of Learning and Development, Zane Priekule! At Bright Purple, we care deeply about supporting our team and ensuring they feel confident in their roles with the proper ongoing training and development. Ou...


Turning the skills-shortage crisis into an opportunity: Lunch and Learn at Bright Purple

What is Lunch and Learn? Lunch and Learn sessions came out of yet another brainstorming with our team members and it was evident that our hybrid working has created a gap in peer-to-peer learning opportunities. We have designated “champions” (ou...


Tech Job Insights: Bright Purple look back at Q3 2022

We’re back for our insights of Q3, July – September 2022. Welcome to Bright Purple’s latest IT and Tech job market report. In this article, we’ll take a look at the IT and Tech jobs market across the UK in Q3 2022. The summer months have continu...


Repeal of IR35 Reform: what does it mean for contractors? | FAQs

Note: As of 16/10/22, this information was correct. However, the IR35 U-turn was U-turned on 17th October 2022. On Friday 23 September 2022, the UK’s new chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng – in the mini-budget – announced the repeal of the off-payroll wo...


6 Trends Defining the Recruitment Industry in 2022

Millennials, technologies, and new attitudes, the recruitment landscape is changing at an even faster rate. Hiring practices that were the norm in a post-pandemic world are beginning to look outdated. It has become apparent that the recruitment ...


Quiet Quitting: What is the latest workplace trend?

First, there was the “Great Resignation”. But now “Quiet Quitting” is the latest workplace buzzword that has swept the internet causing many to rethink their current work-life balance. Quiet Quitting explained: Everything you need to know In the...

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