Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

ICO statement on California's plans to introduce new bill to protect children’s data online

Work Foundation - ONS data shows millions of workers are facing real terms pay cuts

National Data Strategy Forum – Workplan 2022 Update

Record levels of investment for UK's cyber security sector

UK organisations encouraged to bolster cyber security in response to current situation in and around Ukraine

Record levels of investment for UK's £10.1 billion cyber security sector

Millions of low-income families missing out on £144 annual broadband saving

Tips for cutting your phone, broadband and pay-TV costs

PublicTechnology Live: 29 March 2022 - Business Design Centre | London

PublicTechnology Live is a free to attend event for the public sectorand will celebrate the success that took place over the past 24 months, in addition, it will offer the audience fundamental insights to maintain the momentum of digital transformation across the sector.

Throughout the challenges of the past two years, innovation and digital transformation have remained a top priority for the UK public sector. For many organisations, responding to the pandemic has accelerated the pace of their digital journey.

PublicTechnology Live 2022 will bring together a content-driven, interactive programme supported by C-level speakers from across the breadth of the public sector to provide a comprehensive view of priorities and challenges.

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

NHS invites 12-15s to grab a jab at half term

Therapy dog sessions and a mini toy town help kids grab a jab at half term

Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid opens new A&E

Putting user-needs at the heart of a multi-agency advisory service for artificial intelligence and data-driven technologies

New guidelines to support disabled children to be more active

Health and Social Care Secretary sees how North East and Yorkshire is improving lives across the country on visit to region

NICE recommends new diagnostic devices for men with suspected prostate cancer in draft guidance

Better research, faster: NIHR launch new funding call to address NICE research recommendations

NHS launches lifesaving campaign to tackle heart attack myths

First young children now taking life-changing cystic fibrosis treatment on NHS
Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

Competition Act investigation: Thames Water proposes to change smart metering policy for business retail customers

Unilateral recognition of Europe’s CE Mark would benefit British businesses and consumers - IEA report finds

Trade Secretary secures major trade bloc milestone ahead of Asia visit

New funding opportunity for Online Centres in Wales - Digital Kit Box 2022

£5m National Lottery funding helping tackle the big issues across Northern Ireland

Welsh Government funding secures jobs at Bridgend firm

Young Scots take to the stage thanks to £880,000 in funding to kick-start arts careers

LGA responds to Government announcement of additional funding to support continued delivery of domestic abuse support services

LGA - Bus routes face axe unless emergency funding support extended

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

My experience in the Ministry of Justice on the GCS internship programme

New eye care facilities will help cut waiting time

Communities Committee publishes report on new gambling legislation

Government calls on landlords to help national effort to house Afghan families

Committee examines legislation to change Zero Hour Contracts

New physical activity guidelines for disabled children and young people

Five takeaways from a decade of energy subsidy reforms in MENA

Talking 5 with Local Public Services Member Freshwave

Basic Income for Care Leavers in Wales, pilot announced

Government publishes interim report on Storm Arwen review

UK supercomputers produce virtual representation of the universe

Ghanaian drug trafficking network dismantled

Ex-Sussex officer would have been dismissed for three inappropriate relationships

IOPC statement following conclusion of inquest into the death of a woman

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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