Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

NCSC statement on Kaseya incident

Artificial Intelligence used on Army operation for the first time

New plan to make Britain global leader in innovation-focused digital regulation

DCMS publish Plan for Digital Regulation to support innovation

Still time to take part in this year's Cyber Sectoral Analysis Survey

UK Cyber Security Council Launches First Initiatives

ICO fines transgender charity for data protection breach exposing sensitive personal data

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

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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 recording, 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:

Update on the pandemic and the roadmap to freedom

NHS Confederation - Government must be aware of risks as final stages of lockdown lift

National representative data on the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual adults in England published for the first time

Health and Care Bill introduced to Parliament

Update to Parliament on self-isolation rules

LGA responds to Health Foundation report on the impact of COVID-19

NHS Confederation - NHS Bill 'right direction of travel' but concerns remain

Self-Isolation to be eased for fully vaccinated adults in Step 4

NHS Confederation - Isolation and testing remain vital as restrictions end

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

FCA consults on reforms to improve the effectiveness of UK primary markets

Finding the future of tourism and hospitality

Pots, pockets, piggy banks and vaults: keeping track of your money (or e-money), and its FSCS protection

Investigation into the British Business Bank’s accreditation of Greensill Capital

Helping businesses to prepare for full Customs Control in January 2022
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Greater stewardship sets course for a greener future

New recovery fund to tackle harms facing vulnerable children

Report on the conduct of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP published

Plan for Jobs one year on: More than a third of the working population supported through the pandemic

Quarantine-free travel to resume on 19 July for fully vaccinated passengers returning from amber list countries

Ofwat proposes principles to increase public value in the water sector

United Kingdom signs free trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein

Fan survey launched in latest phase of football governance review

Government to set out way forward on the Northern Ireland Protocol to Parliament

Fast-tracked access to benefits for people with terminal illness expanded
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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