3/10 The technology industry is worth an estimated £14.3bn to the UK economy each year, according to the research firm iDigitalTimes.
It comes as the number of graduates is predicted to grow by 12% over the next five years according to research by consultancy Deloitte.
Business Insider/Andy Blatchford/Getty Images 4/10 It employs some 6,500 people in the UK and employs around one million people worldwide, according the University of Reading’s Business School.
The UK employs some 1.8 million technology professionals, and employs more than 60,000 in the country as a whole.
7/10 According to the Higher Education Policy Institute (HepI), the technology sector has the potential to create a significant number of job opportunities for the future.
“The future is already here.
The question is how fast it is going to happen,” said the research group’s director, Dr John Leech.
8/10 Technology has been around for a long time, and it has changed a lot in the past decade.
The advent of mobile phones, internet connectivity, cloud computing and artificial intelligence have made it much easier for people to work from home.
However, many of the companies and individuals that were founded around the time of the internet boom of the 1990s and 2000s are still very much in the technology-driven era.
9/10 Most technology jobs are in the public sector, and the technology industry employs some 5 million people across the UK.
However the majority of people employed in technology do not work in public sector jobs.
Some of the most popular roles in technology include software engineers, information technology workers, data scientists and data scientists.
Getty Images 10/10 More than half of UK jobs are now in technology, according an online survey by Deloitt.
However more than a quarter of those surveyed, 25% said they were in a position to leave their current job in the future, and 12% said their current position was incompatible with their current career plans.
Getty 1/10 Workplace relations The internet of things has changed the way we work, with the rise of digital assistants, drones, and home automation.
While it’s great to see so many people embracing the new technology, there’s still a lot of work to be done in the workplace, according a survey by employment lawyer Mark Wigley.
2/10 Employment law and rights The new digital economy has led to changes to the Employment (Unpaid Work) Act 1988, which covers both casual and full-time work, as well as the Employment Rights Amendment (Employment Rights) Act 2000.
The amendments have brought together the rights of workers with the rights and obligations of employers.
3/20 Employment law: The Equality Act 2010 The Equality and Human Rights Act 2010 has been signed into law by Prime Minister Theresa May.
The legislation sets out the new equality law which includes new protections for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) people, same-sex couples, the disabled and people with disabilities, as part of a range of changes.
It also makes it easier for workers to claim back pay from companies if they are unfairly treated, including maternity and paternity leave, holidays, sick pay, statutory maternity pay and family allowances.
Getty 4/20 The Equality (European) Act 2010 This law was introduced by the European Parliament and was passed in 2010 by the UK Parliament.
It gives equal rights to all EU citizens in the EU, including the right to live, work and study in the same way as citizens of other EU countries.
It aims to protect people from discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation and age, and to tackle the spread of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate speech and violence.
5/20 Human rights legislation: The Human Rights (Northern Ireland) Act 2008 The Human Right Act 1998 provides for the protection of the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, as guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
It sets out a range to protect against discrimination, including sexual orientation, race, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, language, religion, age verification and pregnancy discrimination.
It was introduced in 1998 and became law in 2003.
Getty 6/20 Anti-discrimination legislation: Bill C-16 Bill C the Anti-Discrimination Act was passed by Parliament in 2003 and made the Equality Act 2006, which gives equal protection to people on the grounds of race or national or national and ethnic origin in the employment, housing, rental, sponsorship and other public accommodation sectors.
The Act protects people from harassment and discrimination based on race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression or expression of nationality, pregnancy, gender reassignment, age and any other aspect of their life that is inconsistent with their assigned sex at birth.
7.10 The Equality Equality Act 2007 In 2008, the Equality and Equality Act was