Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Alder Hey develops AI 'chatbot' to help staff manage Covid-19 crisis

Joining OPG Digital as an Interaction Designer during a pandemic

Information Sharing in the Era of Coronavirus Tracing Apps – A New Context for Fighting Financial Crime?

Conducting virtual training sessions

Artificial Intelligence Dynamic Purchasing System

164 Instagram users report losing over £350,000 to investment scams

100 new jobs at Cardiff Software Company

Statement on the launch of the UK Government's digital imprints consultation

ESPO and CCS partnership puts customers at the forefront with joint technology offering


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James Marshall, Head of Customer and Communications at Southampton City council says; “AI technology provides the opportunity for me to serve our 1.5 million customer questions in a way and at a cost that was simply not possible before. The 90%+ success rate of SOBOT in answering citizens questions supports this approach.”

In our most recent AI Omni Channel Citizen Engagement Platform webinar featuring our 2nd Generation Citizen AI Assistant, we were joined by one of our customers, James Marshall, Head of Customers and Communications at Southampton City Council. The event was very well attended with nearly 25% of all UK councils registering. Find out more and watch now

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

Inspirational young carer receives national award for academic achievement against all odds

LGA - Urgent investment needed to boost mental health recovery

New funding to double nursing apprentices and help deliver 50,000 more nurses

Major food reformulation should be at the centre of Boris Johnson’s obesity strategy, says new report from Demos

CQC COVID-19 inpatient survey

NHS Confederation - Essential to focus on health inequalities in the next phase of pandemic response

Prime Minister confirms funding to prepare the NHS for winter

LGA responds to Carers UK report on need for more support for carers

Welsh Government unveils package of support to keep people in their homes and end homelessness

Health and social care student who has played vital role on Covid-19 frontline response receives national award

E-commerce drives UK exporter's healthy snack revolution

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

Coronavirus support measures help 65,000 businesses in Scotland

Redundancy activity jumps as private sector pay expectations remain low, new research from the CIPD and the Adecco Group shows

Bid support: staying competitive and innovative in the sector, post Covid-19

Investing in our future workforce

How to tender for government contracts – Part 1: getting tender ready

How to tender for government contracts part 2: tendering 101

Tender Opportunity: NEPO605 Children's Complaints, Advocacy and Representations

How to tender for government contracts part 3: improving tender success

Negotiations on the UK’s Future Trading Relationship with the US: Update

JRF response to UK Labour Market statistics

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

CBI responds to the latest U.S tariff decisions on British goods

Why benefits managers and change managers are the perfect partners

Statement from Education Minister, Kirsty Williams on A/AS Level and Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification Results 2020

Independent investigation under way relating to GMP’s Operation Augusta

Council agrees to address its lack of suitable school transport for children with Special Needs

Provisional conclusions issued in CMA funerals market investigation

CBI responds to A-Level results day

Finance, Constitution Committee briefed on Single Market

Largest home antibody testing programme for COVID-19 publishes findings

P-8 Poseidon aircraft to support Border Force operations in the Channel

Number of female students studying Computer Science increases by 300% in five years, new data reveals

FSA Board meeting papers published for August 2020

CBI responds to Btec results day

Update on the implementation of the loan charge

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:

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