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Meet Our New Support Team Members

Here at Insight Recruitment, we’ve been delighted to strengthen and expand our support team. Faisal Rashid and Kaya Murray join the Insight family in the positions of Junior Marketing Executive and Business Support Administrator (our Office Manager Rachael's right...

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Tiffany Dawson

ABOUT TIFFANY: Tiffany Dawson is a former Mechanical Engineer who teaches women how to build their dream STEM careers. By the age of 27 Tiffany led a team of 30 engineers at a global engineering consultancy, however, in her 8-year engineering career, she experienced...

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Mel Venner

ABOUT MEL: Combining a background in neuroscience with an international recruitment career, Mel has been able to innovate the way people “learn” in workplaces all over the world. She is the Founder of Instinct Performance a company that provides Sales, Leadership,...

An Insight Into Mental Health Tech

Amid funding shortages and an explosion in demand for mental health care, experts have noted technology has to potential to bridge gaps in access to services, improve the quality of care and deliver personalised treatments, all while helping to alleviate the pressures on traditional healthcare systems. In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, we explore the world of Mental Health Tech, highlighting our top five apps in the market with ORCHA scores of above 70%

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace is a Robotics Automation Engineering Manager at HighRes Biosolutions. Enabling a department of Automation and Liquid Handling Engineers that write code and deploy integrated robotics systems that helps labs and pharma test for Covid-19 and other experiments faster, more consistently, and in an automated fashion. She has over a decade’s experience within management positions at a variety of engineering and tech companies and is passionate about diversity and inclusion within these spaces.

Health-Tech in the Hot Seat: Is innovation set to continue post-pandemic?

Heightened by the pandemic, digital advances and new technology are continuing to revolutionise healthcare. In 2020, global venture capital investment for healthtech innovators reached its highest figure to date ($14 billion), with nearly two-thirds of total funding Series C and above. There are now over 3,000 health-tech start-ups and scale-ups within the UK, with 400 of these companies recording high growth (over 20% annually).

The War on Video

There’s no questioning that virtual conferencing and video-based services have been critical to business continuity throughout the course of the pandemic. However, with the abundance of video across are we entering a new wave of video-platform fatigue?

The UK’s New Decarbonisation Strategy

The UK government has announced a new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, setting out its vision to create a low-carbon industrial sector and dramatically slash emissions from public buildings. It has called the strategy “an ambitious blueprint to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector”, promising over £1 billion in funding to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals.

Celebrating Women in Engineering

The underrepresentation of women in Engineering is a global issue that has proven hard to address. Whilst the industry has come a long way in terms of equality and the statistics in terms of women in STEM-related higher education, the employment of female engineers, and the number of women achieving management or high-level leadership positions is on the rise. Constant pressure is needed to effect real systemic and cultural change.

Tech for Good: the future of positive change

Tech for Good companies are successfully carving out a new niche within the industry. In an increasingly woke society, people are prepared to engage in difficult discussions and catapult injustices into the mainstream. Tech is being used to amplify messages and find creative solutions to everyday, systemic and global problems.

Meet Our New Support Team Members

Here at Insight Recruitment, we’ve been delighted to strengthen and expand our support team. Faisal Rashid and Kaya Murray join the Insight family in the positions of Junior Marketing Executive and Business Support Administrator (our Office Manager Rachael's right...

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Tiffany Dawson

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Tiffany Dawson

ABOUT TIFFANY: Tiffany Dawson is a former Mechanical Engineer who teaches women how to build their dream STEM careers. By the age of 27 Tiffany led a team of 30 engineers at a global engineering consultancy, however, in her 8-year engineering career, she experienced...

An Insight Into Mental Health Tech

Amid funding shortages and an explosion in demand for mental health care, experts have noted technology has to potential to bridge gaps in access to services, improve the quality of care and deliver personalised treatments, all while helping to alleviate the pressures on traditional healthcare systems. In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, we explore the world of Mental Health Tech, highlighting our top five apps in the market with ORCHA scores of above 70%

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace is a Robotics Automation Engineering Manager at HighRes Biosolutions. Enabling a department of Automation and Liquid Handling Engineers that write code and deploy integrated robotics systems that helps labs and pharma test for Covid-19 and other experiments faster, more consistently, and in an automated fashion. She has over a decade’s experience within management positions at a variety of engineering and tech companies and is passionate about diversity and inclusion within these spaces.

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace is a Robotics Automation Engineering Manager at HighRes Biosolutions. Enabling a department of Automation and Liquid Handling Engineers that write code and deploy integrated robotics systems that helps labs and pharma test for Covid-19 and other experiments faster, more consistently, and in an automated fashion. She has over a decade’s experience within management positions at a variety of engineering and tech companies and is passionate about diversity and inclusion within these spaces.

Health-Tech in the Hot Seat: Is innovation set to continue post-pandemic?

Heightened by the pandemic, digital advances and new technology are continuing to revolutionise healthcare. In 2020, global venture capital investment for healthtech innovators reached its highest figure to date ($14 billion), with nearly two-thirds of total funding Series C and above. There are now over 3,000 health-tech start-ups and scale-ups within the UK, with 400 of these companies recording high growth (over 20% annually).

The War on Video

There’s no questioning that virtual conferencing and video-based services have been critical to business continuity throughout the course of the pandemic. However, with the abundance of video across are we entering a new wave of video-platform fatigue?

The UK’s New Decarbonisation Strategy

The UK government has announced a new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, setting out its vision to create a low-carbon industrial sector and dramatically slash emissions from public buildings. It has called the strategy “an ambitious blueprint to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector”, promising over £1 billion in funding to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals.

Celebrating Women in Engineering

The underrepresentation of women in Engineering is a global issue that has proven hard to address. Whilst the industry has come a long way in terms of equality and the statistics in terms of women in STEM-related higher education, the employment of female engineers, and the number of women achieving management or high-level leadership positions is on the rise. Constant pressure is needed to effect real systemic and cultural change.

Tech for Good: the future of positive change

Tech for Good companies are successfully carving out a new niche within the industry. In an increasingly woke society, people are prepared to engage in difficult discussions and catapult injustices into the mainstream. Tech is being used to amplify messages and find creative solutions to everyday, systemic and global problems.

Our Growth

Here at Insight Recruitment, we’ve been delighted to strengthen our team by making some strategic hires at the beginning of 2021!

The Rise of the Sustainable Data Centre

Data Centres have been crucial to the survival of many businesses during the pandemic. However, as large consumers of resources, from energy consumption to water usage, Data Centres will be put under the microscope when it comes to sustainability moving forwards.

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Alisa Stratulat

Alisa Stratulat is an award-winning, innovative and goal-oriented Technology Manager with 7+ years of industrial experience in R&D, project delivery, product management and technical marketing. She is part of the Top 50 Women in Engineering List 2020, has authored and co-authored publications and scientific articles, and has extensive experience developing and improving in-house products that have led to 12 granted patents and applications and one EU innovation award.

Let’s Get Inclusive – Our Pledge on joining the TTC

We’re delighted to announce that Insight Recruitment is an official signatory of the Tech Talent Charter! As a specialist recruitment agency, Insight is aware that equality is important in terms of creating a positive culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

Insight Into a Thriving FinTech Industry

FinTech is a thriving industry which is proving nothing short of revolutionary. New disruptors have encouraged the relatively traditional Financial Services market to adapt and embrace change by providing innovative solutions to everyday issues and digitalising customer experience.

Combatting poverty this Christmas

An Insight into Mustard Tree our Charity PartnerThis year has been tough for everyone, however, the pandemic has affected the most vulnerable in our society most strongly. Mustard Tree has noted that in covering demand, their food costs have increased from £4,000 a...

Tech Startups Prove Agile Employers During COVID Jobs Crisis

The Tech sector has proven to be resilient, even heralded as a saviour of certain industries, which in the move to digital solutions, workarounds and alternatives, has enabled the continuation of business which would have ordinarily suffered as a result of lockdown restrictions.

 Empowering Sustainable Growth…

Insight Into… What Sets Us Apart From Other Agencies

Directors Sean McCleary and Adam Richardson on how Insight do things differently. Our values and purpose are at the epicentre of absolutely everything that we do. 

Insight Into… Attracting and Retaining the Best Talent in Digital in the North

After the sell-out success of our first ‘Insight Into’ event, we followed suit with another excellent event and pulled together some of the North’s digital leaders and creative thinkers for an evening of Insight, sharing and networking.

Insight Into Volume 4: Innovation Panel Talk

What are your thoughts on innovation within tech? Our panelists Paul Wilshaw (Head of Innovation at Barclays), David Nicoll (Principal Consultant at Infinity Works), Catherine Trotter (Technology Director at Moneysupermarket Group), Emma Collingridge (Digital Services Practice Lead at BPDTS) and Amul Batra (Director of North Coders) offered the audience some great insight into their personal experiences of innovation within the technology industry!

Paul Wilshaw Head of Innovation at Barclays on Innovation

We caught up with Paul Wilshaw ahead of our ‘Insight Into Volume 4’ event to learn more about his thoughts on the rapidly changing technology space, the importance of grass roots innovation and the story behind the skull!

Understanding People…

Our Growth

Here at Insight Recruitment, we’ve been delighted to strengthen our team by making some strategic hires at the beginning of 2021!

Combatting poverty this Christmas

An Insight into Mustard Tree our Charity PartnerThis year has been tough for everyone, however, the pandemic has affected the most vulnerable in our society most strongly. Mustard Tree has noted that in covering demand, their food costs have increased from £4,000 a...

Toby Wilman, Head of Talent and Community at Infinity Works

BlogOur ‘Let’s Get Disruptive’ podcast series is proving to be hugely popular and we’ve already spent time chatting to a myriad of inspiring and knowledgeable guests. First up was the distinctly disruptive Toby Wilman, Head of Talent and Community at Infinity Works –...

Insight Into… Our 4th Birthday

BlogIf you missed our 4th Birthday Festivities last month, here is a round-up of the milestones that we celebrated and how we marked the auspicious occasion. Over the last four years we have been fortunate enough to be able to grow the Insight family so that we are...

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