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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Next step in plans for gigabit broadband in new-build homes

Welsh universities change lives with artificial intelligence and data science

The Children’s Commissioner gives evidence to the Online Safety Bill Committee

Views sought to boost the security of UK data centres and cloud services

ICO fines facial recognition database company Clearview AI Inc more than £7.5m and orders UK data to be deleted

Google probed over potential abuse of dominance in ad tech

 

Solve the key challenges to Your Digital Dilemma
When: Thursday, 9 June 2022
Time: 8:30–18:00
Where: Etc. Venues County Hall, Riverside Building, London SE1 7PB (Directions)

With the blurred lines between office and home-working and the move to hybrid working more common place, the disparate and antiquated infrastructure, siloed working model and lack of visibility are proving prohibitive in public sector organisations solving their digital dilemma.

Don’t miss our UK&I Summit 2022 for your chance to focus on solving challenges facing public sector organisations today. Throughout the day, we will share the best of our 2022 industry insights, product updates and customer stories.

Event Highlights for our Public Sector Customers: Public Sector Customer Forum - The Journey to Operational Resiliency

Click here to view the full agenda and to register.

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

New clinical trials deal struck to better protect world from future pandemics

Open letter from NHS, charity and community leaders to people with a weakened immune system

NICE sets out further details on menopause guideline update

Addressing working conditions will improve good health and wellbeing for all

Better Commissioning of Homelessness Services

Further action taken to improve supply of HRT

New review sets out action to improve patient access to primary care

New injectable immunotherapy treatment for rare form of triple negative breast cancer recommended by NICE

DigiTrials team take over Twitter for Clinical Trials Day

Cryptosporidium and open farms

NHS DigiTrials team take over Twitter for Clinical Trials Day

NHS Confederation - Health leaders concerned that Chancellor's interventions on cost of living are another sticking plaster

NHS Confederation - Covid improving but NHS pressure remains

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

PM announces new Trade Envoys to boost combined £54 billion of trade

UK and Vietnam hold talks as trade increases by almost 11%

Average May for retailers, but sentiment deteriorates on weaker outlook - CBI Distributive Trades Survey

Interest rate increases on the Court Funds Office special and basic accounts

Commission orders the winding-up of charity funding TV programmes which encouraged hate speech and violence

Places of Worship Protective Security Fund open for applications

Funding for transport projects to help tackle loneliness

New funding to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

35 projects across England awarded funding from Windrush Day Grant Scheme 2022

Self-driving buses, shuttles and delivery vans could soon hit UK roads thanks to £40 million government-funded competition

Eligibility for Community Ownership Fund expanded

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

Public sector urged to work with SMEs in 2022

Digital tools transforming kidney care in Wales

NCFE wins ‘Best collaboration to deliver EPA Services’ award in partnership with Fika

YPO & Pritt learning outdoors competition

Joint collaboration to support potential future development at Trawsfynydd

Public urged to help bees, butterflies and other pollinators

New ‘super’ National Nature Reserve created to protect rare wildlife

Delivering Sustainability at Power of Projects

Transport for London launches search for new joint venture partner for its commercial office portfolio

British Transport Police recording almost 98 per cent of all crimes

Local Public Services Innovation: Creating a catalyst for change

UK Space Agency: Hampshire girl wins Blue Peter Competition to design satellite logo for first UK launch

Helping the amateur radio community to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

 
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.

Keysource

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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