Three Men in a Basement

Can three people, in a disused research unit, kick-start a new technology company in two weeks with only £2,000? That’s the challenge we took on in conjunction withd The Media Centre, to spearhead a two-pronged initiative to fuel digital entrepreneurship and tackle the skills shortage. The brainchild of Elder’s joint founding director Chris Gillespie, the task will see him and two students from The University of Huddersfield attempt to turn a complex tech concept into…

Apprentice Time

In the New Year we will welcome our first apprentice into the team. Here’s why we’re doing this, and what we hope will happen. First, there is a skills shortage in our industry. The skill that is lacking is the ability to code, and the passion to pursue development as a career. The traditional path to a career in development includes studying for a degree, followed by a period of training. (The training part sounds…