Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Wanted: Cyber security innovators to help secure UK networks

CMA to have key oversight role over Google’s planned removal of third-party cookies

Project management skills in IT and cyber security

HMPPS Digital, Data and Technology Strategy 2021/2022

The top trends in tech

Webinar: How local authorities can use data to better support their citizens and unlock hidden savings.

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Discover how to increase data visibility across local authorities to create long-term citizen value.

There are many challenges UK local authorities face when it comes to secure data access and a lack of visibility across platforms. This can lead to service interruptions that can then impact the citizen experience.

Working closely with local councils, we help them uncover hidden data to transform operations, cut costs, and improve overall efficiency. During the webinar, learn about the implications of quick-fix, pandemic-driven implementations to home working and digital services.

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

NHS sets up specialist young people’s services in £100 million long COVID care expansion

NHS Confederation - Health leaders relieved by lockdown extension

Patients with type 1 diabetes to get artificial pancreas on the NHS

21 and 22 year olds to be offered COVID-19 jab from today

Eliminating the risk of inadvertent connection to medical air via a flowmeter

NHS Confederation - CQC’s new monitoring approach sets out welcome next steps which now need to be realised

Free NHS dental care for young people

Thousands of lives to be saved by health MOTs at NHS vaccination services

Hospitals announced for national ‘whole-practice’ data pilots

£36 million boost for AI technologies to revolutionise NHS care

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

US firm's major investment in Scottish site

New plan to drive rapid recovery of tourism sector

The importance of businesses supporting action on climate change

Economy Minister confirms further Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by phased move to alert level 1

CIPD - Latest official statistics confirm recovery is underway and confidence has returned with some sectors seeing particularly strong demand for labour

Delay to roadmap could lead to “a further rash of business closures”: IEA expert comments on ONS labour market figures

Economy contracts 1.9% in the first quarter of 2021

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

CCRC releases response to Independent Criminal Legal Aid review: ‘improving the availability and delivery of high-quality legal advice is important for potential applicants’

ICO fines national takeaway pizza company for unlawfully sending marketing messages to its customers

Calls for 4 nation finance meeting with the Chancellor

CMA to scrutinise Apple and Google mobile ecosystems

New research improves our understanding of the higher death rate involving coronavirus among disabled people in England

Help for learners to take their next steps as Wales moves forward

Boost for open justice as court judgments get new home

CMA requires clearer prices and information from funeral providers

Government seeks views on new Office for the Internal Market

Funding for new treatment standards for drug users

CTSI responds to NAO report on OPSS

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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 More contributions to the Brexit process

Still a ‘hot topic’, with widely spread views:

Researched Links:

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GOV.UK Brexit Search

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