September 2020 breaks record for UK tech visa applications

Data from Tech Nation has revealed that September 2020 saw the most UK tech visa applications since records began in 2014 September 2020 breaks record for UK tech visa applications image

August 2020 saw the third highest number of applications, according to Tech Nation data.

The UK Tech Nation visa, designated to Tech Nation by the Home Office, allows tech talent worldwide to work in the country’s digital technology sector, contributing expertise and innovation.

In the third quarter of 2020, visa applications rose by 42% from the previous quarter, and were up by 8% from Q3 2019.

Applicants to the scheme have predominantly come from India, Russia and the United States, with the most common backgrounds being artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing and software development.

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C-Store Master Breaks Ground on State-of-the-art Robotic Distribution Warehouse in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C-Store Master broke ground on the company’s new 120,000-square-foot automated warehouse Tuesday.

Scheduled to open in Q1 of 2021, the company has invested $12 million in the warehouse, which will be the only one of its kind in the country.

The new warehouse has created 40 jobs that C-Store Master will be hiring for in the coming months.

“Huntsville is the perfect place for our work because of its booming business environment and central location to the entire Southeast,” said Sharan Kalva, C-Store Master chief operating officer. “We believe this cutting edge warehouse paired with our innovative software will continue to set us apart from our competitors.”

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