Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

European Commission launch AI legislative proposal

Addressing Cybersecurity Concerns in Operational Technologies

Pupils in north London crowned champions of the NCSC cyber contest for girls

Who will protect the UK’s critical infrastructure? Finding the cyber security experts of the future

G7 tech leaders agree bold new proposals to boost online safety worldwide

From Bitcoin to Britcoin, what to expect?


With the PSN no longer fit for purpose, the latest indication from GDS is that it could close down as early as 2023.

This is an ambitious target which affects all users of the PSN and anything or anyone connected to it, but is certainly not impossible if action is taken now. Public sector organisations have been mandated to migrate to modern network solutions which offer more competitive commercial terms, increased security and greater flexibility, in order to achieve the transition away from the PSN.

This insightful ebook explores what the latest guidelines from GDS mean for public sector organisations and why there’s a need for urgency. It also looks at the next steps needed to start the transition journey and how to overcome any challenges that lie ahead in the path to cloud adoption and digital transformation.

Simply click here to download the ebook now.

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

NHS Confederation - “Remarkable” vaccine efforts raise hopes of normality on the horizon

Designated settings for people with COVID-19 leaving hospital

What, how and why we need to address LGBTQ+ youth homelessness

NICE publishes updated clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

The vital role of medical examiners

Thousands with high cholesterol set to benefit from new treatment on the NHS

NICE signs up to join the GetReal Institute

One dose of COVID-19 vaccine can cut household transmission by up to half

Join the National Advisory Council

UK secures extra 60 million Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines

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

Apply for the 2021 GCS Apprentice Scheme

UK and Indonesia announce new Joint Economic and Trade Committee

Building the foundations of business transformation with Intelligent Automation

Joint Statement on UK Indonesia Joint Trade Review

Free event for organisations across Wales - how we can help you support local people to improve their digital skills?

NEPO Business Club programme launched (May to August)

New expert council formed to maximise UK investment offer

Best of British business celebrated as Queen’s Awards for Enterprise winners revealed

Blog: Free advisory check-ups help small businesses make the best use of their data

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

Information relating to the Ventilator Challenge and the Statutory Residence Test

Volunteers and those unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit online

Finding the needle in the haystack

Greater protection for sweet chestnut trees in England

An Autonomous Yazidi Regional Government Could Help to Save Iraq

Regular rapid testing for everyone

Europe must admit Russia is waging war

Record size and scope of Carrier Strike Group deployment announced

White supremacist group, Atomwaffen Division, banned in the UK

How to avoid an own goal with PRINCE2

Decision automation is an inflection point for intelligent automation. Here’s why

Operation Venetic: Man remanded over Skorpion machine gun

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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