So long, Hack Manchester

Last week, HAC100 announced their closure following the Covid-19 pandemic. CLOSING STATEMENT from @HackManchester👩‍💻 Please share your fondest MEMORIES using #HackMCRFav We can't wait to hear from you! Goodbye x#HackMCR pic.twitter.com/4YUM5LOqZo — Hack Manchester (@HackManchester) July 17, 2020 During a time when there is a strong and increasing need to close the digital skills gap, […]

Koderly is now a Living Wage Employer

We’re proud to announce that we’ve recently been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. There are three types of wage rates in the UK. The National Minimum Wage, which is compulsory for all employers and applies to employees who are at least school leaving age; the National Living Wage, which is compulsory for all employers […]

The Importance of Giving Back – Hack Manchester

It was Aristotle that said; “What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” Giving back to the community isn’t a new concept. Volunteering shapes our communities and our lives. For the past two weekends, we’ve been volunteering our time to help out at Hack Manchester. Possibly the biggest hackathon in […]

IIP Progress Report – One Year On

In January 2018, we were thrilled to receive Accreditation from Investors in People, which formally recognised the importance we place on having a positive impact on our employees. This December, we received our annual visit from the Investors in People (IIP) team to review our progress since our original assessment and make sure we had […]

STEM Inspiration Awards

This year, we’ve had a brilliant run with award wins and shortlists. To name a few of our wins, we received an accreditation from Investors in People, along with the Health and Wellbeing award. Craig was recognised at the Big Chip Awards 2018 for exceptional leadership, and we also won the Community Commitment Gold Award […]

How are you Finding your Work-Life Balance?

We’ve all been there. Work is a significant part of our lives, and we just can’t help thinking about it. You spend your days at work, and whilst relaxing at home, you’re still thinking about your workload, deadlines, or knowing you have a busy day ahead. Achieving a work-life balance is tough, but also important. […]

Community Commitment Gold Award

We’ve had a great few months with award wins and shortlists. Last week, we headed down to London to attend the International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Awards, where we picked up the Community Commitment Gold Award. The International CSR Excellence Awards are all about recognising companies that have a heart and go above and […]

The Importance of Positive Wellbeing

We all deserve positive wellbeing, and it’s important in every aspect of life. If you experience low mental wellbeing over a long time, then you’re more likely to develop a mental health illness. Mental wellbeing is dynamic. It can change every day, every moment, and every year. Having good mental wellbeing means you should be […]

Why We’re Focusing on Mental Health

1 in 6 people experience a common mental health illness every week, and 1 in 5 have considered taking their life at some point. Mental health illnesses have always been there. We’ve either experienced them, or we know somebody who has. And if you have a close friend or relative who has suffered, you begin […]

Let’s Focus on Stress

April was stress awareness month, so we took the time to try and make it as stress-free as possible here, whether this be with our wonderful dogs, Bea & Bo, a pool tournament – congratulations to the Falcon group who won our first ever group competition – or even sending out information on how to […]