Kahootz - Altogether Smarter Working Across the Public Sector

Fed up with using multiple tools to collaborate with your staff, partners, and suppliers?

It’s time for you to work smarter with your key stakeholders. From small teams to projects spanning multiple parties, Kahootz breaks down the barriers to collaboration across organisations, by combining a wide range of tools in one secure online workspace. These include surveys, document management, forums, calendars and much more.

Watch this short video to discover why Kahootz is proving to be essential to hundreds of thousands of users across the public sector, who are currently using the platform to drive collaboration with their dispersed teams and external partners across multiple organisations.

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Editor’s choice of other ICT items of note:

techUK:  A Digital Plug-in to maximise the gains of new tech infrastructure

NCSC:  Vulnerabilities exploited in VPN products used worldwide

SOCITM:  Digital citizens’ survey: please share with your residents

AXELOS:  The communication problem

Editor’s choice of other Health, Social care & Homelessness related items of note:

DHSC:  £5m given to AMR research partnerships between UK and Argentina

ScotGov:  Impact of infection outbreaks on families

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NICE looks to company to ensure a new treatment for advanced breast cancer with significant unmet need is cost-effective

ScotGov:  Supporting adults at risk from harm

Homeless Link:  Managing, maintaining & improving your space: LandAid’s Free Property Advice Programme

SME Supplier Locator update...

UK Government and public sector spend with SME’s is continually on the increase and by 2020, it is the stated intent of Cabinet Office that £1 of every £3 spent on government contracts goes to SME’s. 

Against this ambitious backdrop, the WiredGov Supplier Locator service has been developed specifically to embrace the SME Agenda and provide the ideal platform for SME’s to promote their services, solutions, accreditation and success stories directly to our ever increasing audience across all government and public sector verticals and Tier 1 suppliers.

Recent arrivals to the SME Supplier Locator service include:

Click here to find out more.

AssetSphere Limited

Editor’s choice of other Business / Commercial items of note:

BEIS:  UK to take a big ‘STEP’ to fusion electricity

techUK:  UK and US Sign Historic Data Access

DIT:  Increase of UK exports to non-EU countries, latest figures show

DIT:  UK response to WTO ruling on Airbus

ScotGov:  Support service for new & existing farmers

WAG:  Wales can be a nation powered by marine energy, vows Lesley Griffiths

Dstl:  Defence investment set to transform recovery from combat trauma

NCFE:  The rise of the fitness industry: how it’s more of a feasible career choice than ever

RLA:  WAG backs working groups recommendations on de-carbonisation of homes

NEPO launches Legal Services solution

ESFA reminds providers it will take action to crack down on poor sub-contracting practice

Crown Commercial Service:  Total Fleet Solutions

Ordnance Survey launches new Walk London urban map

FRC strengthens Going Concern audit standard

Editor’s choice of other Policy & General items of note:

MoD:  RAF pilot seconded to Virgin Orbit space programme

RUSI:  The End of Defence Austerity? The 2019 Spending Round and the UK Defence Budget

LGA:  Toxic skin lightening creams warning amid industry boom

ESRC:  Announcement: Champion for the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme

STFC:  Decoding 2,000-year-old scrolls with Diamond Light Source

ACE:  How love, loss and baking can light the way home

TfL:  Overground to run Boxing Day services for the first time

CA:  Getting decisions about decarbonisation wrong risks hitting “those who can least afford it”

DIFD:  UK will step up efforts to end preventable deaths of mothers, new-born babies & children in the developing world by 2030

Home Secretary announces a package of new measures to tackle county lines

DfT:  18 new roads move a step closer to completion

Defra:  New measures protect animal welfare & increase woodland cover

DfE:  New support for foster families to overcome trauma

ScotGov:  Scottish Crown Estate

WAG:   Nitrogen Dioxide emissions have reduced at 5 motorway & trunk road locations across Wales

MoJ:  The child funeral fund service – now launched

PC&PE:  Better co-ordination to tackle causes of serious and organised crime needed

ScotGov:  Improving digital evidence sharing

WAG:  Plans for Law Council of Wales

Action Fraud:  The easy way to stop your online accounts getting hacked


 More contributions to the Brexit process

Still a ‘hot topic’, with widely spread views:

Researched Links:

GOV. UK – Brexit

Latest Documents

GOV.UK Brexit Search

How to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal

BEIS:  Nationwide government events launched to help businesses get ready for Brexit

BEIS:  Brexit readiness fund extended to help businesses to prepare

10DS:  PM's Commons statement on Brexit negotiations: 3 October 2019

EU News:  Brexit statement by EC – 02 October 2019

EU News:  Brexit: recent UK proposals do not offer the safeguards the EU and Ireland need

EC Brexit statement following phone call with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

FCO:  UK and Tunisia sign continuity agreement

DHSC:  Government takes steps to protect healthcare access for UK nationals living in the EU after 31 October

Defra:  Government encourages food exporters to get ready for animal health regulations

HM Treasury:  Chancellor announces support for post-Brexit future

DWP:  Brexit and pensions uprating

MHCLG:  Brexit Local Government Delivery Board: September 2019 update

Defra:  UK fisheries agreement signed with Norway

DfT:  Events to help you get ready for Brexit

HMRC adds a further £10m to boost customs expertise

LGA responds to Age UK letter into ‘significant barriers’ older people face in applying for EU Settlement Scheme

WAG:  New funding to help secure Wales’ future relations in Europe post-Brexit

OE Weekly Briefing: The Good Friday Agreement is key to unblocking the backstop impasse

OE: Manageable but Material - The consequences of No Deal and how the Government should respond

B4B:  Two Letters from Boris Johnson to Jean-Claude Juncker

B4B:  The Legitimacy of Referendums - Why Edmund Burke won’t rescue Remain

B4B:  Debunking the myths of Brexit ‘disaster capitalism’

B4B:  The Transition Period. A Bad Idea

B4B:  DExEU: An Insider’s View

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