HR and CSR in times of gig-economy

Somers Town (Camden) based Elephant Path launches an experimental enterprise that offers micro-services to tackle office stress and economic inactivity. During their working life, employees spend on average a third of their waking hours at their desk. This explains why domestic duties also have to be performed here - which adds to stress at work. Research has shown that office-based workers spend on average 1hour 20minutes of their 8h working day organising personal activities.

ZINC Transformer - Apply now

In October 2017, 40 social innovators will come together in London for a 6 month full-time programme, with a mission to solve one of the developed world’s biggest social problems. They will be intensively supported by top entrepreneurs, investors, academics, and tech experts.

Call for applications - Digital Talent Programme

As part of Skills for Londoners, the Mayor’s Digital Talent Programme is investing £7 million to help young people get the right skills to fill digital, creative and technology occupations needed by every sector of London’s economy.

Camden Council consults on Cultural Framework

Camden Council is producing a Cultural Framework for the next five years and wants to hear from you! To have your input into this important framework please complete the online survey. Camden Council looks forward to hearing your thoughts, experiences and ideas on how Camden’s Cultural Sector can innovate, collaborate, build resilience and engender sustainability for all.

Seeking KQ Partners: Disability and Access

Alex Whitfield, Head of Learning Programmes at the British Library, is seeking partners to work together to make the Knowledge Quarter an accessible and inclusive destination for disabled visitors. We’d like to connect with partners from all disciplines to collectively map our existing programmes and projects.

UKIE seeks KQ partners on new research project

Ukie (UK Interactive Entertainment) the body representing the UK’s video games industry is looking to partner on a piece of research which highlights and examines the technological innovation originating in the games/interactive entertainment industry that is then used successfully in other areas of the economy (AI, VR/AR, imaging technology).

CILIP seeks your views on new apprenticeship standards for library and information sector in England

Employers in the library and information sector have confirmed that they will develop new apprenticeship standards with support from CILIP and other key sector bodies. A survey about vocational standards and training to test potential take up and understand the needs of the sector has been published.

Join FYA's lunchtime league

Knowledge Quarter partner Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) Lunchtime league is nearing its completion and there are now looking for new teams to join the next league.
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New job opportunity at Poet in the City

Knowledge Quarter partner Poet in the City is looking for a talented Programme Manager to deliver its programme of events, commissions and participation work, through curation, project management and marketing.

Call for Participation: Being Human festival of the humanities

Get involved in the national 2017 Being Human festival of the humanities (17-25 November)! Being Human is run by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.