Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Network resilience and a changing climate

Better broadband for 500,000 rural homes in UK gigabit revolution

Welcome to techUK's Digital Identity Week!

Government response to Digital Trade & Data report published

NCSC statement on cyber incident affecting the Labour Party

New joint statement between UK and US to strengthen quantum collaboration

Government Webinar Series - Environment and Climate Change: 18th November 2021  Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thu, Nov 18, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

Environment, air quality and climate change challenges are inherently location based. Location Intelligence delivered through Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology is therefore at the heart of digital transformation programmes addressing those challenges.

We will be joined by Oxfordshire County Counciland theMet Officeas they discuss working with several city council's in the UK through theStrategic Priority Fund's UK Climate Resilience Programme,to develop a prototype urban climate service to help them understand their current and future heat risks within their city.

Register now to secure your place. If you can’t make the date, a recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

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

NHS ‘booster blitz’ as 1.6 million more people invited for COVID-19 jabs next week

Roll-out of new diabetes test

Guidance updated to allow flexibility in booster programme for most vulnerable

Armed Forces to support vaccine rollout across Scotland

techUK’s Social Care Working Group: October 2021

Expanding Scotland’s medical workforce

NHS set to deliver COVID-19 jabs in hundreds more schools as students return to class this week

New resource highlights health impacts of climate change

Over eight million people in the UK receive COVID-19 booster jabs

New campaign to help public get NHS advice quickly ahead of ‘winter like no other’

Our verdict on the Autumn Budget: what will it mean for homelessness services?

New freight service to rapidly deliver medical goods to UK

LGA responds to warning over children’s mental health care

Adult social care campaign to build bigger and better workforce

NHS offers home blood pressure checks to save thousands of lives

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

Rising wholesale energy prices and implications for the regulatory framework

UK to enshrine mandatory climate disclosures for largest companies in law

House buyers and businesses warned of payment diversion fraud

CCAS raises business reputation among its code sponsors

Ministers renew efforts to increase opportunities for talented women at the top of UK business

COP26: Governments are making some progress. But only serious business action can keep 1.5c alive - CBI Director-General

Government must act to support crisis-hit UK steel industry

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

Suspension of PGL settings on Ofsted childcare register

Record £15 billion per year for Northern Ireland

Climate change considerations not yet embedded across Government, Committee say

Letter to the Editor of the Sunday Times

Committee Organises Programme of Events to Support COP26

Wales TUC: Night workers in Wales deserve better pay and conditions

‘Glasgow Glacier' named in honour of COP26 Summit

Joint taskforce relaunched to protect against rise in fraud crime

First Minister meets young activists during COP26

Call for calm following incident in Perry Barr custody suite

G20's lack of progress highlights challenge for COP26

LGA - Councils call for urgent clarity on future of Community Renewal Fund

Rethinking the deliverable in projects

PM launches new initiative to take Green Industrial Revolution global

COP26 President Alok Sharma's opening speech at COP26

Human rights must be addressed at COP26: UK Human Rights bodies

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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