Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

IT asset management and ITIL 4’s guiding principles

ICO to call on G7 countries to tackle cookie pop-ups challenge

Tech Industry Gold accreditation extended to training programmes to help tackle digital skills shortages

The workplace for the future – How can the cloud support the changing needs of the digital workforce beyond Covid-19?

Geospatial Commission launches pilots to improve how data about land is used in the UK

Your Guide to Public Sector Payments
Discover how to get the best from your payments
We get it. Payments just need to work. But they have the potential to do so much more. When done right, they can act as an enabler for your organisation by improving efficiencies and creating better customer experiences.
This guide will walk you step-by-step through optimising your payments. You’ll learn how to:
  • Reduce customer friction
  • Simplify reconcilliation
  • Get predictable cash flow
Editor’s choice of Health, Social Care & Homelessness related items of note:

NICE draft guidance recommends apalutamide for treating prostate cancer

CQC report highlights how the right community support can improve outcomes for people with a learning disability, a mental health need and autistic people

Campaign launched to help public get healthy this summer

4 in 5 people aged 16 and over vaccinated with both doses

Work Foundation - What do the Government’s social care funding reforms mean for care workers?

New report shows how the LGA’s sector support programme is helping to eliminate rough sleeping for good

PM’s social care announcement is “deeply disappointing” to workforce

Analysis: The Government's Plans For Health And Social Care

CBI's reaction to Government plans for social care reform and funding

NHS Confederation - Focus must remain on increasing vaccine confidence

Innovation and new technology to help reduce NHS waiting lists

NHS appoints national director of learning disability and autism

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

Rates relief extended for childcare providers until 2025

Public interest intervention notice issued over proposed acquisition of The Perpetuus Group by Taurus International Ltd and others

Regulation of Letting Agents Monitoring Compliance and Enforcement Framework: Updated 2021

Labour shortages will continue in face of Government inaction, delaying UK economic recovery - Director-General

LGA - Councils support local businesses to take advantage of international trade opportunities

£31m Sunderland smart bridge procured via NEPO211 Civil Engineering

One Stop Shop Solution For Total Facilities Management (TFM)

Procurement Policy Note published by UK government

Tender opportunity: NEPO504 Election and Electoral Registration Print
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

IPPR - Government installing fewer than 6 per cent of the heat pumps needed to decarbonise nation's homes

Extra £5m for Active Together crowdfunding partnership

LGA responds to NAHT survey on school funding

Radical intervention needed to save Wales’ town centres

Scottish Land Court and Lands Tribunal for Scotland to be unified

JRF - NICs increase ‘adds insult to injury’ for families facing devastating cut to Universal Credit

LGA responds to PAC report into DWP support for employment during the pandemic

Keeping families together

Greater Gwent Food Group works to reduce deaths from allergic reactions

Provisional backing for major investment to improve services for Thames Water customers

Adam Smith Inst - Pension Triple Lock Suspension: welcome but not enough

Striking a balance in your hybrid workplace strategy for a greater user experience
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.

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 More contributions to the Brexit process

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

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Latest Documents

GOV.UK Brexit Search

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A-Z of landlord property claims
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New data reveals scale of Wales' rent arrears crisis
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The Big Question: how do you find tenants for your rentals?
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Family Resources Survey
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Possession update: what you need to know about possession from October 1 2021
The Government has laid legislation that will return notice periods to their pre-pandemic levels in England from 1 October 2021.