Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Public sector leadership in international digital transformation

Secretary of State for the Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport and the Information Commissioner sign Memorandum of Understanding on data adequacy

Women in Tech: My career transformation into coding

Cracked it: Codebreaking schoolgirls see off local rivals for chance to win UK cyber contest

Will IoT architectures make traditional carrier networks obsolete?

Unlocking the potential of artificial intelligence

Overcoming cyber threats in a 5G world

UK Government sets out its approach to UK data adequacy decisions

New web tool to test your cyber risk as survey exposes 80% of British people fear online attacks

Webinar: Harnessing IoT for Hospitals and Healthcare

FINAL CALL! 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:

LGA responds to launch of new independent rough sleeping commission

Legal footing for national unlocking set out ahead of vote

COVID treatment developed in the NHS saves a million lives

Improving support for people with an eating disorder

Wales launches first national digital eye care patient record system

£660 million UK Government funding for Scotland

NICE publishes single guideline for managing COVID-19

NHS update to learning disability mortality review

Over £8 million for healthcare students

NHS Wales’ ambitious decarbonisation plans published

New UK Health Security Agency to lead response to future health threats

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

£20 million fund to propel green shipbuilding launched

Liz Truss announces creation of four major new Trade and Investment Hubs across the UK

Manufacturing outlook improves in March – CBI Industrial Trends Survey

Independent research for DCMS examines the opportunities and potential harms associated with tech sector business models

DIT announces creation of four major new Trade and Investment Hubs across the UK

CMA finds competition concerns in Crowdcube and Seedrs merger

Update on potential procurement reform in Wales

Business rates relief boosted with new £1.5 billion pot

Supporting businesses through the pandemic

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

NCA concludes pre-investigative review of allegations of fraud by HBOS Impaired Assets Division, London and South-East Region

Former Merseyside Police officer not guilty of assault following custody suite incident

UK House Price Index for January 2021

Asylum seekers plan draws ‘false distinction’ between groups and risks breaking international law, says IPPR

Joint Statement from HMG and the European Commission on cooperation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

Accelerating Scotland’s tech-led recovery

Extra investment to support veterans in Wales

Prison for £2m drugs gang after investigators uncover illegal firearms and ammunition

CBI responds to Tax Day

Oil and gas licensing decision ‘kicking the can down the road’ until world not looking, warns IPPR

LGA responds to launch of UK Health Security Agency

Ministers call for an end to bypassing of devolved governments

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.

James & Sons


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