Government’s ‘Tech City’ Can’t Even Bribe Skilled Workers With Visas

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The government’s hipster technology quango Tech City were granted special powers to award 200 highly-skilled workers one of the Home Office’s Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visas, of which only 1,000 are available. They only managed to award seven…

The pathetic figure has come to light following an FOI request, raising fears that the tax-payer funded Tech City is completely out of touch with the East London technology community that it claims to represent. Even it’s untarnished reputation for effectively hyping London’s app makers is now under fire – it only managed to attract only ten applications for the golden tickets. How’s that ‘Europe’s Silicon Valley’ thing working out for you…




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