Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

15% of UK businesses have adopted AI

Rise in school cyber crime attacks sparks NCA education drive

New laws proposed to strengthen the UK’s resilience from cyber attack

CBI responds to latest GDP data

Man jailed for posing as teen girl to abuse schoolboys online

Help for EU citizens to prove immigration status online

Online Safety: A guiding hand for tech companies

New online service to track remediation of high risk buildings

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

NHS launches landmark mental health campaign with ‘Help!’ from The Beatles

Public Health Wales announces increased frequency of lateral flow test data

NHS cancer checks at record high with quarter of a million in one month

England to return to Plan A following the success of the booster programme

NICE signals commitment to greater flexibility in its evaluation of promising new health technologies and making patient access fairer

Made in Chelsea stars call on nation to Get Boosted Now

Famous faces urge people to take up a career in care

Self-harm is everyone’s business, NICE says in new draft guideline

CQC report finds ethnic minority-led GP practices "not operating on level playing field"

NHS urges people to ‘grab a jab’ during week of walk-ins

CQC publishes new survey showing the impact of lockdown on mental health and dignity

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

The importance of networking: how business events can lead to new opportunities

New research from Vodafone reveals the cost to businesses of having poor parental leave

Boost for businesses with Chancellor visit to West Midlands to launch new tech support scheme

£14 million boost for Welsh food and drink businesses

Trade Secretary: UK is Africa's investment partner of choice for green transition

CBI and economiesuisse join forces to create UK-Swiss Bilateral Trade and Investment Council

DIT launches trainee programme to find next generation of trade negotiators

Government commits funding to build back better and greener in our skies

£25 million funding for high tech machinery on farms
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

LabVPN takedown: NCA takes UK server of criminal network offline

LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report into Project Gigabit

Wide-ranging support boost for military families

2021 continues warm global temperature series

IEA - Plan B restrictions “cannot be abolished a moment too soon”

Addressing debt distress in Africa

Ministers must get pay packets rising, says TUC

Restorative justice and empathy-based interventions for animal welfare and wildlife crimes

Applications open for emergency financial support from Economic Resilience Fund

Further cases of tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis discovered in Wales

UK-US Joint Statement on Addressing Global Steel and Aluminium Excess Capacity

VCSE sector receives £1.3m from Dormant Accounts Fund NI to improve sustainability

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