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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Russia behind cyber attack with Europe-wide impact an hour before Ukraine invasion

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster speech at Cyber UK

NCSC significantly expands services to protect UK from record number of online scams

New email security tool launched to help organisations check their defences

Organisations offered streamlined guidance to help them move to the cloud

NCSC joins industry to offer unprecedented protection for public from scams

UK joins international cyber agency partners to release supply chain guidance

£9.5 million new Innovation Hub to support Wales become a global leader in cyber security

Ofcom helps customers to get clearer broadband speeds information
 
People Profession 2021 UK and Ireland Survey Report

For the fifth year running the CIPD has teamed up with Workday to explore the drivers of organisational change.

The 2021 People Profession report provides people insights from the UK and Ireland to help the people profession plan for the unexpected and discover meaning in the important work it does.

As we reflect on events over the last two years, it’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic, economic downturn and social justice movement will all have profound, long-term consequences for the future of work.

Access the full report 

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

Health and Social Care Secretary urges black communities to respond to mental health call for evidence

NHS announces Clare Panniker as new Regional Director for East of England

NICE outlines steps needed to put ME/CFS guideline into practice

Homeless Link deeply saddened by the tragic death of Steve Douglas CBE

NHS Digital Celebrates International Nurses Day with Twitter Takeover

Further drop in number of people facing longest waits for NHS care

Record numbers of disabled staff in senior management roles in the NHS

NHS fast tracks mental health support for millions of pupils

NHS boosts care for mums and babies as hundreds of international midwives recruited

Recipients of £5.4 million suicide prevent fund revealed in Mental Health Awareness Week

NHS Confederation responds to NHS England’s announcement that more children and young people now have access to mental health support

Economic Secretary visits Solihull to highlight support for people facing problem debt and mental health crisis

National Lottery funded mental health project helped save my life

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

Trade Secretary visits Burleigh Pottery in Stoke to see how trade deals are helping the business sell their products to the world

Prime Minister hosts Spring Showcase at Downing Street to promote best of British business

Consumer code scheme now boasts almost 80,000 business members across UK

Incentivising businesses to invest in training highlighted in 2022 Queen’s Speech

New Bill to enable implementation of Australia and New Zealand trade deals

UK-India free trade deal must lower trade barriers and ensure resilient supply chains says CBI and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Government plans to introduce Electronic Trade Documents Bill

Minister Mordaunt speech to Belgian Trade Delegation led by HRH Princess Astrid

£15 million for second year of fund

New partner funding continues commitment to tackling inequalities

Teacher bonuses and funding for schools to level up education

Over £2.9 million invested in South West projects from Capital Investment Fund

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

Streamlining planning processes

Time to raise the bar on Wales’ housing standards

Temporary breaching of 1.5C in next five years?

Drones offer extra eyes to combat illegal fishing activity

Concerns raised on border check delay's impact on farming

Devolved justice system an opportunity to reduce the size of the prison population – Counsel General

New law to protect access to cash announced in Queen's speech

Ofcom issues a fresh consultation on mmWave spectrum

£150 cost of living payments arrive with more than 330,000 households

Welsh Government provides £2.8 million to repair storm damaged road in Wrexham

First Minister celebrates 10 years of the Wales Coast Path

Family of seven left to live in one bedroom flat by Bromley council

Council’s failure to pay agreed grant leaves family living on building site

Plans to set up a supervisory authority to oversee coal tip safety will ‘ensure people feel safe and secure in their homes’

Why risk management is now everyone’s job in 2022

 
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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 More contributions to the Brexit process

Still a ‘hot topic’, with widely spread views:

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Power of Projects conference 2022

In our 50th year it’s fitting that we bring the project management community back together face to face, as we once again hold our flagship conference, Power of Projects, in London this Summer.


Understanding Agile in Project Management - Ask the expert: Daniel Nicholls

Help assess your competencies as a project leader

Q&A with Andy Sharples, project director at Sellafield Ltd