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We’re creating a community, who want to contribute to changing the narrative around women into technology in an accessible and collaborative way.


DigitalBridge is a Guided Design platform that enables retailers to help their customers design and buy their dream bathroom or kitchen.

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ANS Group

We are ANS.  The UK’s fastest moving and most innovative digital and cloud experts. We make it our business to push boundaries to help organisations ignite their digital ambitions.

Our customers trust us because we’re the go-to experts. It’s that simple. When organisations need to build the solutions and resources to enhance services, empower customers and provide insights to improve business outcomes, they turn to ANS.

Diversity and inclusion is a topic high on our agenda, that’s why in January 2019, we kicked off our very first Women in Tech campaign, headed up by our Women in Tech Ambassador, Beth Williams. The aim of the campaign is to inspire and encourage more women to consider a career in technology and open their eyes to a world of opportunities within the tech sector.

Our ground transport division HQ is in Manchester and we're part of the worldwide family. We're the ones who empower people to get where they're going. We offer car hire, taxis and ticketed transfer services through So whether they're taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether they're heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever the open road takes them.

 We're proud of our unique identity. We speak 42 languages and our 2,000+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other peoples. It's easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives daily, and our workplace reflects this through our diversity, passion and global focus.

 We're in good company too. Together with, KAYAK, and OpenTable, we're part of the Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.

 We have an exciting journey ahead and our vision is to radically change the working practices to realise our ambition of being a “World Class” engineering function and the “Technology Employer of Choice” in the Northwest and beyond.  As well as being committed to delivering a great customer experience across web, mobile, call centre and partner channels.

 Want to join us on the journey?


Digital Skills Partnership Lancashire

Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was the first area in the Country to become a Local Digital Skills Partnership trailblazer. We are now one of only six areas in the Country, supported by the government, to be in this ‘test and learn’ phase.

So much good work already happens in Lancashire to improve the digital skills landscape and the Partnership acts as a conduit to ensure greater clarity of this work across the County. It can help highlight good practice, link up services with need and can work with partners to fill gaps in provision with a view to ensuring that Lancashire becomes a digital skills hot spot with…

  • High levels of digital inclusion,

  • Successful businesses and increased productivity across all sectors

  • And a plentiful pipeline of digital skills leaving our schools, colleges and universities.

To allow partners to come together and address needs, we have established a working structure for the partnership including four groups based around the strategic framework of the Skills and Employment Hub. This includes: a steering group and 3 networking groups – one for each area of focus. See the diagram.

The more local businesses, providers, charities and other organisations we can get involved the greater the success and impact to the work of the partnership. Anyone who is interested in joining the partnership, should use the contact form below or email Kerry Harrion –


Lorien is a technology recruitment solutions specialist, with over 40 years’ industry experience. From regularly immersing ourselves in industry trends to working with a wide range of clients’ specifications and speaking to talent to understand their experience, we know what it takes to get our clients ahead of the curve and to develop tech careers.  Our experience within a variety of sectors has given us a uniquely broad perspective – equipping us with the tools to create tailored solutions. This gives our clients the power to excel at tech, no matter their core discipline and enables us to open up a world of opportunity for our candidates. At Lorien, we pride ourselves on being trusted consultants to both clients and talent alike. Because together we can create a brighter future.

 At Onezeero we have been specialising in niche, vertical specialist tech recruitment for over 20 years. Our ethos has always been to tap into pre-defined candidate networks and to offer the optimum route to market for our clients and candidates alike. We find top tech professionals for mid-to-senior level IT jobs in the UK.


We're proud of our people-centred culture which, combined with our tech and data expertise, makes us one of the UK's leading companies.

 Our purpose is to lead the future of the UK's digital automotive marketplace. We aim to improve the process of buying and selling vehicles in the UK, by continually evolving the ecosystem to provide a better experience for consumers, retailers and manufacturers alike.

 The AT's women network focus on improving and evolving representation of women at all levels in Auto Trader, the automotive industry and the digital communities within which we operate, by recruiting, retaining and developing women talent.


Infinity Works

Infinity Works is a home of thinkers who do and do-ers who think. We're a collective of leading engineers, technologists and consultants with the intelligence to devise the right solution to any problem, the skills to build it and the ability to help embed real change in your organisation. 

We're passionate about empowering women within our own workforce and work hard to support events and conferences that inspire women into the technology sector. We're on a journey to build a more inclusive environment in keeping with our company values. 

Oscar Associates

Oscar Technology is recognised for delivering exceptional recruitment services across technology and digital. As a leading brand of the global Oscar Group, with a presence in Manchester, London, Amsterdam and Houston, we have access to the best active talent on the market as well as an extensive pipeline of passive candidates. 

Our award-winning team is internationally renowned as the trusted partner for Recruiting Excellence in the markets and locations we operate in, always delivering best-in-class recruitment solutions to every client and candidate that we work with.