Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Global dark web drug network dismantled

PM and Digital Secretary welcome broadband jobs boom

Data – The Key to Unlocking Financial Inclusion

New watchdog to boost online competition launches

Digital Markets Unit set up in Competition and Markets Authority

AI and data science expansion for Dstl in the north

The next steps for digital, data and technology in government

Data Science Campus smashes target to train 500 analysts in data science

More Master's degrees at UK universities recognised by cyber security experts


On-Demand Webinar from 3rd March 2021

As we come to terms with a long-term relationship with Coronavirus, it is apparent that new operating models are needed for the digital delivery of Local Government services.

With citizen engagement becoming digital first and council employees likely to remain home or hybrid workers, it is inevitable public finances will be squeezed.

In this latest on-demand webinar, you will hear from Peter Lloyd, Head of Change and Technology at Cheshire West and Chester Council, how they are embracing these challenges.

Find out more and access this On-Demand Webinar

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

Two visitors allowed in care homes to reunite with loved ones

Thousands of patients set to benefit from five-minute breast cancer treatment

New dedicated mental health services for new expectant and bereaved mums

Twice weekly rapid testing to be available to everyone in England

NICE recommends range of effective treatments for people with chronic primary pain and calls on healthcare professionals to recognise and treat a person’s pain as valid and unique to them

ProxyAddress gives stable addresses to UK’s homeless

Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund 2021/22 is announced

Statement on AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine following MHRA update

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

Leading UK businesses and researchers in £75 million collaboration to create technologies of the future

£250 million additional funding to boost collaboration and protect ongoing research

Disaster recovery: improving your plan with project management

Gender pay gap for 2020 the same as 2018, CIPD analysis shows

New £20 million fund to grow UK life sciences manufacturing opens for applications

Northern Ireland Business Alliance calls for end to recent violence

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: Open for applications

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

Government announces pilot events to pave way for larger audiences at sport, theatre and gigs this summer

Return to full-time school

GCS Campaign of the Month winner March 2021

Five disruptions threatening the project profession’s future

New figures show increase in energy efficient homes

New Report: Government has gathered momentum to act on food security, but must now find 'impetus'

Third COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Wales

Government unveils new support for disabled jobseekers

Face coverings in schools and colleges to remain in place

Stockton becomes first north-east council to join Local Land Charges Register

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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