Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

ESRC launches five-year strategy for data infrastructure

7 customers save £1.7 million on mobile voice and data services

Improving broadband access

Digital Secretary attends Royal Cornwall Show to champion £5 billion boost for rural broadband

Digital Identity Whitepaper: Unlocking UK Digital Identity in 2022


CTSI Conference 15-17 June 2022 - The Mercure Grand, Bristol

Paul Scully,  Parliamentary Undersecretary of State at BEIS announced as Key Plenary Speaker

CTSI's Conference is the leading Consumer Affairs event in the regulatory calendar.  It is the key opportunity for trading standards and regulatory practitioners to come together with a broad range of partners and stakeholders to discuss and learn about issues that impact on consumers and businesses in the UK and wider markets.

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

Homeless Link on the steering group for major new research into rural homelessness

Public Health Wales welcomes Welsh Government's consultation on ways to improve young people's health and reduce obesity

NHS Digital launches new social care cyber security resources

One million checks delivered by NHS ‘one stop shops’

Health and Social Care Secretary speech on leadership review

Primary Care urged to start journey to environmental sustainability and decarbonisation with new award scheme

Employers in Wales setting gold standard for health and wellbeing in workplace

Inequalities in life expectancy on the increase in Wales

Civil Service becomes largest organisation to sign Menopause Workplace Pledge

Biggest shake-up in health and social care leadership in a generation to improve patient care

Independent review published to help meet 2030 smokefree target

Patients to have earlier access to cutting-edge treatments on NHS

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

The Council’s business plan 2022/23 and meeting our strategic objectives

CTSI launches new vision to “help build a fairer world for consumers and business”

Business leaders, UK exporters and trade experts recognised in Queen’s Birthday Awards 2022

Up to 1000 farmers able to boost their businesses and add extra value to produce

Serious business: why our environment is the ultimate investment

UKEF provides record £3.6bn to help UK businesses construct hospitals, electric railways and offshore wind across the globe

Cruel trade in ivory to be illegal from today as world leading ban takes effect

LGA responds to PAC report on levelling up funding

Tarras Valley shares in funding from Scottish Land Fund

Building on European funding successes vital to future of rural Wales

Funding to support salmon recovery

New fund launched to support unpaid carers in Wales during the cost of living crisis

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

Wales TUC: New social partnership bill puts workers at the heart of policy making in Wales

Fourth dock worker charged with drug importation

We are paying the price for the government’s incoherent energy strategy, says IEA analyst

Candidacy rights for foreign nationals

Four arrested in NCA ‘street valium’ drug production investigation

Renters and Landlords face perfect storm as benefit freeze bites

Ex-Radio 1 DJ has sentence increased

Defence Secretary travels to Ukraine to meet President Zelenskyy

New non-fatal strangulation offence comes into force

IEA - Decisions need to be made now to reduce the colossal tax burden

Wanted man hands himself in

Operation Stovewood: Brothers charged with rape and sexual assault

The Alan Turing Institute launches the Centre for Emerging Technology and Security (CETaS)

LGA responds to DLUHC social housing regulation bill announcement

CBI NI responds to end of Covid-19 guidance to ‘work from home where possible’

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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