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The public sector relies on its workforce to deliver crucial citizen services so talent acquisition is an essential component to ensure continued business momentum.

With this survey, we wanted to uncover the pain points that are inherent in this large pool and explore what can be done to alleviate these pressing concerns so that citizens never miss out.

Working with WiredGov and The Public Services People Managers Association (PPMA), we have gathered the views from across the UK public sector covering government, education,housing associations, blue light, healthcare and the third sector. What is fascinating is that the challenges are consistent across these industries despite the obvious differences in services.

Click here To find out more and download the full report.

  
Editor’s choice of other ICT items of note:

techUK:  £1bn to help solve poor mobile coverage

ICO Blog: Embedding accountability – we want to hear from you

GeoPlace:  Addressing the General Election

AXELOS:  Adoption & culture change: transforming organizations

  
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.


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

DHSC:  Government invests in global partnership to treat gonorrhoea

NHS England:  Public back NHS plans for new rapid care measures

CQS:  Independent cosmetic surgery services – emerging concerns

BEIS:  Care robots could revolutionise UK care system and provide staff extra support

ESFA:  Metaphor 'menu' for cancer patients launched by researchers

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

BEIS:  Government proposes enhanced protections for workers facing workplace discrimination

PC&PE:  Government must examine alternatives to broken Business Rates system

MHCLG:  Cross-border Western Gateway will form new 'powerhouse' in UK economy

HM Treasury:  Infrastructure revolution to unlock thousands of new homes

Citizens Advice:  Over 1m UK businesses at risk of being cut off and ripped off in energy sector

UK Space Agency: UK leadership in European space telecomms set to continue as new report shows benefits

Innovate UK:  Decarbonising the UK’s industry: apply for phase 1 funding

RLA:  Grenfell: Phase One of inquiry report published

NEPO announce new iteration of NEPO407 Food and General Provisions

Crown Commercial Service:  Network Services 2 awarded

FCA confirms help for mortgage prisoners

FRC’s year-end advice to Audit Committee Chairs and Finance Directors

TUC: Older workers powering an increase in night working

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

MoD:  First Poseidon aircraft delivered to the RAF

MoD:  New service to provide enhanced support to personnel leaving the military

PC&PE:  Committee welcomes DfT backing for long-term funding plan to fix local roads

LGA report: Attracting investment for local infrastructure: a guide for councils

STFC:  Telescope instrument opens its 5,000 eyes for the first time

TfL:  GLA – Mayor launches scheme to revolutionise lorry safety

DWP:  £10m fund to help vulnerable people claim Universal Credit

ScotGov:  Reform to disability payments will reduce & stress

WAG:  A Curriculum for a Successful Future?

MoJ:  Separated migrant children given better access to legal aid

DfT:  Government acts to improve road safety by closing mobile phone loophole

Action Fraud urge people to be on the lookout for “too good to be true” flight deals

Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis growing and consumption

 

 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

DExEU:  UK-Switzerland transitional social security agreement

DIT:   Brexit workshops get small businesses ready to trade

DIT:  UK & Morocco sign continuity agreement

HM Treasury:  The UK Financial Services Beyond Brexit Summit: Economic Secretary's speech

Home Office:  Security Minister's speech on security & crime after Brexit

ScotGov:  Supporting businesses through Brexit

WAG:  Advertising contracts in a no deal Brexit

WAG:  £6m Welsh Government support for businesses to deal with Brexit

EU News:  ESMA update on Brexit preparations

Brexit: European Council adopts decision to extend the period under Article 50

EIOPA’s recommendations to the insurance sector on UK withdrawal from EU

Michel Barnier calls for a close economic & strategic partnership between the EU & the UK after Brexit

OE Weekly Briefing: Parliament and the EU wait for each other to move

PX:  PM need not resign on losing confidence vote

B4B:  Johnson’s deal – a precarious bridge to economic freedom

B4B:  The Benn Act: Law officers acting unlawfully

B4B:  A heartfelt letter to my MP

B4B:  The Single Market isn’t working – why doesn’t the Left understand this?

B4B:  The Brexit Logjam Finally Breaks

 

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