CEO of Nash Squared Meets with Shadow Minister for Digital Infrastructure to Discuss Future of Tech Sector

Bev White and Stephanie Peacock MP Discuss Tech Workforce and Employment Opportunities

Key Takeaways:

  • Bev White, CEO of Nash Squared, recently met with Stephanie Peacock MP, the Shadow Minister for Media, Data, and Digital Infrastructure, along with other representatives from Nash Squared.
  • The meeting focused on topics such as the global tech workforce, talent acquisition prospects, and the creation of employment opportunities, particularly in areas like cyber security.
  • Stephanie Peacock MP has previously been recognized as one of Nash Squared’s Tech Champions for her advocacy of the tech and digital economy.

Introduction: Nash Squared CEO and Shadow Minister Collaborate

Bev White, CEO of Nash Squared, had the opportunity to meet with Stephanie Peacock MP, the Shadow Minister for Media, Data, and Digital Infrastructure. They were joined by Robert Grimsey, Group Marketing Director, and Robin MacDonald, Director of Harvey Nash NextGen, to discuss various aspects of the tech sector’s future.

Focusing on the Tech Workforce and Employment Opportunities

During their meeting, Bev White, Stephanie Peacock MP, and the representatives from Nash Squared engaged in a detailed conversation about the composition of the global tech workforce and talent acquisition prospects. They also explored ways to create employment opportunities, with a specific emphasis on priority areas like cyber security. The discussions aimed to foster a thriving and diverse tech sector that can positively impact people’s lives.

Recognizing Stephanie Peacock MP as a Tech Champion

Stephanie Peacock MP, a previous Tech Champion for Nash Squared, has demonstrated her commitment to promoting the tech and digital economy. She has written articles on topics such as the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill and Labour’s plans to support the tech industry, ensuring the UK remains an attractive destination for tech companies and startups.

Perspectives from Bev White and Stephanie Peacock MP

Bev White expressed admiration for Stephanie Peacock MP’s advocacy for equality in technology and highlighted the importance of working with Parliamentarians to foster inclusivity and accessibility in the sector. White emphasized the goal of creating a more diverse workforce and a thriving economy that can positively transform lives.

Stephanie Peacock MP acknowledged the productive meeting with Bev White and her team. They discussed the significance of providing training and reskilling opportunities for people of all ages to meet the talent needs of the growing tech industry. Peacock MP also highlighted Labour’s plans for a Growth and Skills levy, which aims to replace the apprenticeships levy and support the tech sector.

About Stephanie Peacock MP

Stephanie Peacock has been the Member of Parliament for Barnsley East since 2017. She has held various shadow positions within the Labour Party, including Shadow Minister for Veterans.

About Nash Squared

Nash Squared is a tech-focused organization dedicated to advancing the tech sector. The company aims to collaborate with Parliamentarians and other stakeholders to ensure inclusivity, accessibility, and a diverse workforce.

Written by Shantel

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