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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

£4.5m to help thousands in central Scotland get gigabit speed broadband

Digital transformation in UK policing – the road ahead

'Cyber Action Plan' to help increasingly digital small businesses stay secure from rising threats

RUSI calls on Government to layout its vision for tackling cyber fraud in a dedicated strategy

Geospatial: Moving from Maps to Machine Learning

Commercialising Quantum in the UK – Do we have what we need to develop a world leading Quantum industry?

Coding Black Females join the professional body for IT

Tackling the Digital Skills shortfall

Advice following Microsoft vulnerabilities exploitation

 
AccessibilityToMe - Episode 2: Win a free accessibility audit or usability assessment worth £3,500!

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There are currently over 13 million UK citizens struggling to do the simplest of tasks and carry out every day actions due to inaccessible websites and digital services.

As such, we are currently researching the maturity of website accessibility across UK public sector.

Please take less than a minute to fill out our quickfire 2-question survey and you could win a free accessibility audit or usability assessment for your organisation worth £3,500!

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

NHS invites people aged 60-plus to book life-saving COVID jab

New variant of COVID-19 detected in Scotland

New data show vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in older adults

NHS Confederation - Political consensus on urgent need to better fund and fix social care, poll reveals

Cornwall care cost calculations criticised

Homelessness services in 2020: what’s the story (Part One)? Everyone In

Our vaccination programme is a national success story

More people face homelessness next winter

Final findings from February COVID-19 REACT-1 study published

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

Raise some taxes now alongside bold stimulus package for ‘balanced recovery’, says IPPR

Office Supplies: aggregated eAuction opportunity

CBI responds to extra £93m investment in Wales at Budget

Blue Gate Capital Limited enters liquidation

Chancellor announces £520 million ‘Help to Grow’ scheme with a focus on digital adoption for UK SMEs

UK businesses embark on roadshow to discover new trading opportunities in Latin America and Caribbean

ICO urges businesses to act now as Children’s Code comes into force in six months

FSA launches new tool to help businesses assess food crime risks

Additional funding for hospitality, leisure and tourism businesses
 
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

The necessity of quality in project management

FCA launches pre-paid funeral plans consultation

Transport Minister rallies north Wales community against plans to weaken rail services

Assembly Speaker Introduces New Advisory Group for the Youth Assembly

Government narrows definitions of sectors in scope of new national security regime

Committee report on EU transport policy and potential rule change on clotted cream

Scottish Parliament election

Drop in private sector activity accelerates - CBI Growth Indicator

Workplace collaboration solutions to help you transform the way you work

UKRI secures £8 million to help decarbonise its estate

 
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.

Camor Limited

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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

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GOV.UK Brexit Search

 

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