Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills
WHEN Sheffield inventor Richard O’Neill began to read with increasing concern data showing how lacking British workers were when it came to digital skills, he decided to take matters into his own hands.
A Harrogate-based handyman has turned his property maintenance business around after receiving free digital skills training from internet giant Google. Two-and-a-half years on, the business is now receiving £30,000 a month of new business wins.
An independent film director who has travelled around the world documenting the refugee crisis is learning essential skills at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield to help raise further awareness of the cause.
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