Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

New strategy to unleash the transformational power of Artificial Intelligence

Early Years providers helped to take first steps with cyber security

International Policy Review Puts Cyber at the centre of the UK’s Security

Superfast broadband subsea work to start

techUK on the Future of Data Governance for the UK

Uk Cyber Security Council Profiles First Trustees

Tech Nation’s 2021 report shows a resilient UK tech sector despite Brexit and the pandemic

Modernising Justice Through Technology

Secretary of State for the DCMS and the Information Commissioner sign Memorandum of Understanding on Data Adequacy

Government launches new £5bn ‘Project Gigabit’

Government announces Project Gigabit launch

Webinar: Harnessing IoT for Hospitals and Healthcare

During this webinar we will highlight how location intelligence can help streamline hospital facilities management, reduce missed appointments from inefficient hospital navigation, and improve public health interventions by monitoring the environment with IoT.
We’ll also explore how location intelligence can enable you to: 

  • Swiftly route patients/staff to where they need to be with intuitive mobile apps. 
  • Track high value equipment with a digital twin of your hospital. 
  • Care for patients in their own homes with real-time monitoring of patient devices. 
Editor’s choice of Health, Social Care & Homelessness related items of note:

Council agrees to refund care costs for some people in short-term residential care

NFCC and CQC announce new joint working agreement

NHS Confederation - Chancellor urged to end NHS budget uncertainty now or risk destabilising patient care

Becoming strengths-based: the four key elements

Love Island star urges Brits to get their COVID jab

New study finds Coronavirus transmission highest in households and hospitality

NHS England invites everyone aged 50 and over to be jabbed as NHS vaccination programme marks 100th day

LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report on rough sleeping

£25 million boost for nurse training

NHS and social care staff to benefit from bonus payment

Homelessness and Universal Credit

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

CBI comments on latest GDP figures

£20 million SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications

£20 million SME Brexit Support Fund went live yesterday

New Draft Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill

Major blueprint to create green jobs and slash emissions from industry, schools and hospitals

Economy grows 2.0% in the fourth quarter of 2020

Vital funding to boost coastal towns continued thanks to Welsh Government support

Remote working locations confirmed across Wales

More than 500 new jobs announced

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

CBI responds to publication of National Bus Strategy

UK's Vision is Confident, But Success is a Long Way Off

Food in a Pandemic report published

GCS Academy: moving our learning online

Infrastructure Committee Launches Inquiry into Decarbonising Road Transport

UK scientists help plan for the effects of solar storms on Earth

Ofwat comment on CMA determinations

Effective communication in project management

Nearly £2m Welsh Government funding brings new life to community spaces

Wales TUC statement on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Going Ballistic: The UK’s Proposed Nuclear Build-up

Welsh Government starts conversation on south west Wales Metro

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.

Everlast Group


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