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Protecting children’s digital privacy with the Age Appropriate Design Code

ICO Age Appropriate Design Code comes into force

Government backs UK’s first quantum computer

CE marking to be accepted for tech products until 2022

The State of the Connected Home: campaign week

CCS launches Buying Digital Community podcast

Big step forward in digital infrastructure revolution brings benefits of 5G closer

£4 million for technology sector

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The Health Foundation is an independent charity aimed at improving health and care for people in the UK – both in quality and equal access. Its work aims to create a healthier population, through research aimed at helping governments make effective decisions that have better long-term implications.

WiredGov are pleased to bring you the 2nd edition of a series of interviews by Elder, the UK’s leading live-in care specialists, where we talked to Charles Tallack, Assistant Director of the REAL Centre, about the potential for funding reform, the impact of the recent immigration policy announcement on the care system and the Foundation’s vision for progress under the new Government.

Read the full interview here

Charles Tallack
Assistant Director, the REALCentre at The Health Foundation

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The Passage Anti-Slavery Project

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Ethical international recruitment: responding to the NHS People Plan

Homelessness charity emergency funding still available as nine grants announced

Review of adult social care

Bolton and Trafford to remain under existing restrictions

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Delivering the Youth Guarantee

UK Investment Bonds

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Platform for Redesign 2020: opening address

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Ripples from deep in the cosmos reveals most massive black hole detected yet

Overcoming my fears to present with impact

Leading Through Adversity

The Coup in Mali Tests the UN’s Credibility

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Safe return to campuses

Changes to our frameworks in August

A message from Bill Adams, regional secretary

Former Staffordshire police constable to appear in court

Elderly man suffers after council splits him from his wife

New online register of charities “widens the public’s window” into how charities are run

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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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