Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

ITIL 4 Strategic Leader: for IT strategy planning today

Closing the space between cybercrime and cybersecurity

Optimising Cyber Security Public–Private Partnerships

Alert: Further ransomware attacks on the UK education sector by cyber criminals

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

NHS staffing reaches record high

NHS roll out of body cams in boost to ambulance crews safety

NICE draft guidance does not recommend risdiplam for treating spinal muscular atrophy

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NHS Confederation - Decline in COVID deaths reassuring but we must not rush to finish line

Care leavers and homeless people could receive extra housing support

Three quarters of UK adults vaccinated with first dose

New international approach to combat emerging health threats as crucial G7 health talks begin

Isle of Wight Council removes health care support for boy with medical needs

Most vulnerable set to benefit from further £1 million investment to safeguard modern medicine

NHS Confederation - Jump in COVID infections makes growing case for slowing lifting of restrictions

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

New national flagship to promote British businesses around the world

Crisis in India: What can business do to help?

All things to all people: exploring social value approaches in public procurement

UK welcomes CPTPP parties’ invitation to begin negotiations

UK welcomes CPTPP nations’ invitation to begin accession

Australian trade deal could slash tariffs on whisky and boost Scottish industry

UPDATED: Help for business customers impacted by COVID-19 lockdown
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Interim general licensing regime for releasing gamebirds

Case study: Rapid migration of the national Contact Tracing and Advisory Service to AWS

Government responds to Treasury Committee’s Tax After Coronavirus report

Contact tracing in Wales extended until March 2022

Huge expansion of tutoring in next step of education recovery

Winners of the 2021 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service announced

Government launches search for new research agency leadership

G7 UNGASS statement

Microbusiness customers to get better energy deals

Scams warning for tax credits customers

IEA - Advertising regulation a “threat” we cannot ignore, says new research

Census scam text messages target vulnerable public

Digital Strategy for Defence – Delivering the Digital Backbone and unleashing the power of Defence’s data

Geospatial Commission sets its 2021/22 priorities

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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