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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

UK organisations encouraged to take action in response to current situation in and around Ukraine

NCSC joins the seL4 Foundation

Schoolgirls across the UK poised to battle for crown of cyber champions

International data transfer agreement, addendum and provisions laid before Parliament

International data transfer agreement and addendum and transitional provisions laid before Parliament

Analysing data to identify risks at the UK border

What could UK data protection reform mean for SMEs?

BAE Systems in the UK Economy: Public Relations on a Strong Data Base

Campaign and candidate spending data from the 2021 Senedd election

Campaign and candidate spending data from 2021 Scottish Parliament election

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

NHS expands COVID vaccinations to the most vulnerable 5 to 11 year olds

Lung cancer patients to benefit from revolutionary new drug on NHS

Second ground-breaking antiviral to be deployed to country's most vulnerable

NHS urges those who had COVID in December to get boosted without delay

Children’s cancer survival rates increase

Health and Social Care Secretary to launch new 10-year ‘national war on cancer’

NHS to roll out life-saving gene therapy for rare disease affecting babies

NICE publishes new combined methods and processes manual and topic selection manual for its health technology evaluation programmes

NHS soups and shakes diet helps thousands shed the pounds

Consultation on removing vaccination as a condition of deployment for health and social care staff
 
Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

£50 million of Government investment announced for creative businesses across the UK

PM assembles new cohort of business leaders to turbocharge UK economy

Funding boost for local councils

Government announces new funding for space sustainability projects

‘Competitive funding hampers local economic growth’ - LGA statement on NAO report

Over £190,000 funding for Mudiad Meithrin will help nurture new Welsh speakers

New funding to support sustainable future of space

Fire alarm funding increased

Partnerships celebrate over £8.3 million of National Lottery funding to work together to help end homelessness in Wales

£1.3 million funding boost for community transport schemes

Wales’ Cultural Recovery Fund 3 opens to new entrants

The UK's Digital Trade Facilitation Journey

UK takes first steps towards new trade deal with Israel

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

LGA statement: Levelling Up white paper

Organ and tissue donation: baseline report 2021

Levelling Up White Paper fails to address long-standing problems with the skills system, says the CIPD

Unicef - Comment on UK Government announcement of new financial commitment to global nutrition programmes

Is it going to snow?

Surrey Police's custody services have improved, but further changes are needed

Economy Minister calls on UK Government to replace Wales’ lost £1 billion in “levelling up” drive

Welsh Government helps secure 102 jobs and bright future for automotive parts manufacturing factory in Powys

A creative future for high streets

PM statement at Ukraine press conference: 1 February 2022

CSJ - Thinking about the road to prosperity

Levelling up proposals of “dubious quality,” says IEA economist

 
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:

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McLennan Group

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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