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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

NCSC supports White House call for increased cyber security precautions

East London DJ ordered to give up nightclub equipment with suspected links to cyber fraud

February 2022 Transaction Data

IEA economist comments on today’s public sector finances data

IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK

International collaboration on AI and data governance

Victorian rainfall data rescued

 
Dods Research Report: Plan for a digitally-led future

In October 2021, Dods Research teamed up with Workday and surveyed more than 130 UK government decision makers.

This research-led whitepaper outlines digital transformation priorities and barriers within government organisations for the coming years, identifies levels of satisfaction with existing enterprise management systems, and the digital capabilities required to enable seamless remote working.

Finally, this whitepaper explores government decision makers’ vision of the future of work, how government organisations are addressing the growing importance of workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion, and supporting employees’ health and wellbeing.

Access the full report and hear from over 130 of your peers

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

NHS fast tracks new ‘gamechanging’ drug for lung cancer

The response to StreetLink’s appeal shows people truly care about rough sleeping

High-tech 'Find and Treat' service tackles tuberculosis in London’s homeless population

Care providers to receive fairer costs for providing care

How can we ensure that enterprise and trading is fair for people experiencing homelessness? Survey responses needed

UK donates 3.7 million medical items to Ukraine

NICE recommends elosulfase alfa for routine NHS use for patients with rare life-limiting metabolic disorder

NHS COVID-19 vaccine programme delivers first spring boosters

New report confirms fluoridation can reduce tooth decay among children

New UK-wide ambitions to accelerate genomic research and drive innovation in healthcare

"The way in which the society has come together to tackle this pandemic has been phenomenal"

Headache busting balloons among pioneering treatments rolled out on NHS

Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid speech at Care England 2022 conference

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

Defence sector supports thousands of UK jobs and businesses

HMRC calls on businesses to get ready to move to customs IT platform over the summer

TUC: Unions demand business secretary names a date for an employment bill in wake of P&O scandal

Retail sales disappoint in March - CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey

The Law Commission has published a draft Legislation on Electronic Trade Documents

UK launches negotiations with Canada on a new, modernised trade deal

New funding to support mental well-being of apprentices, trainees and further education learners and staff

BBC gets emergency funding to fight Russian disinformation

Ploughshare wins government funding for 2 defence technologies

New funding for resilient and sustainable islands

Community groups across Wales plan their celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, thanks to National Lottery funding
 
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Audit Scotland - Multiple failings have led to delays and cost overruns which continue to obstruct delivery of island ferries

CBI responds to Spring Statement

Office for the Secretary of State for Wales - Scottish Secretary responds to Chancellor's Spring Statement

Spring Statement unlikely to support those who need it most during the cost of living crisis

Chancellor has abandoned many to the threat of destitution, not economic security - JRF responds to Spring Statement

More can be done to support employee finances and unlock investment in training and skills, says CIPD in response to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Flood hydrology roadmap sets out 25-year vision to help predict and manage flood risk

Physically punishing children becomes illegal in Wales

£25m investment in Community Focused Schools to tackle the impact of poverty

Chancellor should “rethink his strategy” ahead of Spring statement, says IEA Director General

UK workers miss out on £4,000 in pay growth compared to OECD average since 2007 - TUC analysis

Economic security: A need for a renewed global effort

Urgent action needed to tackle cost of living

 
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.

Logistics Strategy Consulting Limited

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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