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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Data Analytics Week- Call for contributions!

New programme to spark wave of growth in UK’s thriving cyber sector

The Future of Policing: Bridging the Digital Divide

Autonomous Resilient Cyber Defence – Intelligent Agents

Helping the military shrink its cyber attack surface
 
Latest whitepaper: Do more with your data and drive better citizen outcomes

Local authorities are facing an unprecedented period of transformation and innovation to meet ever-evolving citizen and employee demand. Whilst also managing the challenges of ongoing budget cuts and data that is expanding at an exponential rate.

This whitepaper explores the impact the pandemic and other pre-existing challenges have had on the UK’s local councils and their operational functions. As councils work on plans to build back better with a focus on digital services and digital transformation, harnessing the power of data has never been so important.

To understand the importance of data and how, when utilised properly, it can enable councils to build robust foundations strong enough to withstand constant change and empower continual transformation download the whitepaper now.

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

LGA - Obesity crisis: Treatment for Type 2 diabetes in children up by nearly 60 per cent in five years

More leading businesses join vaccine uptake drive

Respite Rooms: Creating a safe space for women sleeping rough, survivors of domestic abuse

Drug users urged to be extra careful following a high number of likely heroin overdoses

Homelessness and Covid: What does the future hold?

NICE pauses publication of updated guideline on diagnosis and management of ME/CFS

No one left behind as Health Boards work to vaccinate all over-16s

Taking a collaborative approach to social care

£551m extra COVID funding for health and social services

NHS Digital receive approval for the pathology information standards

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

The importance of research and innovation

Employer confidence surges to nine year high as UK labour market bounces back, new CIPD research shows

UK government launches plan for a world-leading hydrogen economy

HMRC reveals absurd excuses for not paying National Minimum Wage

Greater Support With Procurement Solutions

CBI responds to latest labour market statistics

£91 million funding for low carbon auto tech including hydrogen engines and ultra-fast charging batteries

£2m Farm Business Grant window to open in September
 
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

TUC: Regional unemployment up by 25,000 since last summer

Bespoke resettlement route for Afghan refugees announced

Big increase in in-depth cases for UK International Consumer Centre

Ofcom data shows how we kept entertained in lockdown

Let’s celebrate children’s achievements – not scrabble for debates about systems

US tech leader brings high value jobs to Blaenau Gwent

The Prime Minister's opening statement on Afghanistan: 18 August 2021

CIPD - Latest official statistics show a surge in vacancies to reach record high levels suggesting the end of furlough will be relatively painless

Deadline looms for parents to update Child Benefit for 16 year olds

Better welfare conditions for millions of farm animals during transit

Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland 2020-21

Thousands of new solar panels helping prisons go green
 
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.

Addtime Recording Company LTD

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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