New research by O2 claims that UK firms will need 750,000 skilled workers by 2017 to help power our expanding digital economy.
“The onus cannot be on the Government alone. Businesses must proactively seek out opportunities to collaborate to maximise the digital growth opportunity and harness the potential of the next generation,” Ruari Dune, CEO Telefonica UK commented at Campus Party.
“As digital natives, young people possess valuable skills that will be the future fuel of our economy, but not enough is being done to harness them.”
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