FutureDotNow Newsletter - Edition 3

We’re over a month into the COVID-19 crisis, and the current nationwide lockdown has brought digital skills and access to the fore. At last week’s Senior Council, we heard from one C-suite attendee on how digital adoption by the end of 2020 is expected to reach the level previously predicted for 2035. As capability levels…

Government launches a free online skills toolkit

A free online toolkit to build skills during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond has been launched by the Government. We are pleased to see it features a number of our coalition members including Good Things Foundation, Lloyds Banking Group, Accenture and Institute of Coding The Skills Toolkit - launched by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson - aims…

Ron: ‘Community Champion’ stays social throughout social distancing

Ron Roper, 82, is staying in touch during self-isolation thanks to a free tablet and data plan from the DevicesDotNow scheme. Ron - who lives by himself - has a medical condition which affects his eyes. As his family live far away, Ron’s age and current social distancing guidelines have meant that he is at…