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Don’t miss out! Final countdown is under way to digital job fair in Leeds

The final countdown is under way to the third Leeds Digital Job Fair – and organisers say the event should be bigger and better than ever.

Rachel Watson.

Right time to air your views on equality at tech firms in Leeds

Rachel Watson, Sky Betting & Gaming’s Head of Service Operations, has penned this column for Digital City.

Behrooz Saeed and Guy Utley.

High hopes for Leeds creative agency after switched-on deal

Creative agency Tall has acquired Huddersfield-based digital agency 79, after an intensive period of collaboration between the two firms.

Ashley Bolser.

App will make life simple for new recruits in Leeds

Two Leeds businesses have launched a fresh approach to HR ‘onboarding’ that allows the entire experience to be handled through a simple and fun app.

Trinity Leeds's Student Night event.

Digital-savvy Trinity Leeds is a centre of attention

A Leeds retail destination is harnessing the power of social media to make sure it is top of the shops with its thousands of online followers.

Leeds Digital Festival marketing and events organiser Tim Brazier.

Big-hitters will make their mark at Leeds Digital Festival

You ain’t seen nothing yet – that was the switched-on message today from the organisers of this year’s Leeds Digital Festival.

Matt Hughan.

‘Amazing’ people at the heart of Sky Bet’s success in Leeds and beyond

Matt Hughan, head of recruitment at Sky Betting & Gaming, spoke to Digital City about some of the people at the heart of the company’s success.

Dave Eccles.

Leeds agency is moving on up with its new home

Digital agency Numiko is drawing inspiration from a famous Yorkshire name of the past as it looks towards a bright creative future.

Josie Gibson.

TV show provides a perfect match for Leeds dating app

A dating app developed in Leeds is set to make the leap to television.

Training and education are key to tackling cyber crime in Yorkshire.

‘We can’t make Leeds a digital city without protection from cyber attacks’

Protecting businesses in Leeds from the constantly evolving danger posed by cyber-criminals is vital to the city’s status as a ‘digital city’ and the Northern Powerhouse agenda, a former senior police officer warned today.

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Adam Smith.

Sky Bet is preparing to play key role in big Leeds event

Sky Betting & Gaming’s Head of Corporate Communications, Adam Smith, writes for Digital City and previews some of the company’s plans for the upcoming Leeds Digital Festival.

Erica Lewis.

Leeds community gets better connected with help from Diva

Small businesses and farms in a rural part of north Leeds have hooked up with telecoms provider Diva Telecom to install their own private pure fibre internet connection.


Pupils get switched-on insight into digital careers at Leeds event

Just the job – that was the verdict on an event giving girls from schools across West Yorkshire an introduction to the world of digital work.

Kay Brown.

‘Fake news’ is driving our appetite for data, says Leeds expert

Kay Brown, PR and social manager at Leeds digital marketing agency Blueclaw, writes for Digital City about the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ and its impact on her industry.

Cyber crime

Hacking costs city businesses £57m in a year

CYBER criminals cost Leeds businesses £57m last year, the highest figure outside of London, a report claims.

Tom Hudson.

Sky Bet aims to switch people onto coding during Leeds Digital Festival

An initiative encouraging people to think about a career in coding has been launched by Sky Betting & Gaming.


Multi-million pound scheme helps Leeds firms join the digital revolution

Millions of pounds in funding is being made available to help businesses in and around Leeds tap into the city’s digital boom.

Richard Flint.

Children’s charity is a winner thanks to Leeds’s Sky Betting & Gaming

Sky Betting & Gaming chief executive Richard Flint spoke to Digital City about the company’s new charitable partnership.

Sunny Bank Mills.

Sunny digital outlook for Leeds mill complex

The fastest internet technology in the world is being installed at the award-winning Sunny Bank Mills complex in Farsley.

IN TUNE: Music Vine co-founders Matt Russell (left) and Lewis Foster.

Leeds platform’s film music strikes the right note

A Leeds-based business startup has made a hugely successful start to life by getting in tune with the needs of creative talents worldwide.

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