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London -- To support UK workers currently furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic Codeworks, a leading European coding bootcamp, is offering companies support to upskill their workforce with a free introductory course to coding.

Available online, the course teaches the basics of JavaScript, one of the most widely-used and in-demand programming languages, in around 15 hours. Codeworks will also be offering live support from their team of bootcamp Instructors, whose backgrounds include technical roles at Facebook, Google and the United Nations.

Delivery company Glovo, fashion retailer Mango, and travel website Trivago have already joined the scheme to provide free digital training to their combined workforce of tens of thousands of employees.

Research by the UK Government found that 72% of large companies and 49% of SMEs are
suffering digital skill gaps, and this...

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