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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Cyber incident cover for schools

Mayor of London launches Digital Inclusion Service

Work Foundation - Research uncovers ‘digital poverty’ across North West’s rural communities with one in four struggling to complete key tasks online

Ministry of Defence publishes Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Dstl launches Defence Data Research Centre

FCA tackling scams faster as part of data strategy

Latest inflation data should not deter the Bank from raising rates more quickly, says IEA economist

Plans to reform the UK’s data protection regime represent an important evolution for the UK GDPR

 

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

UK Government to join Royal Highland Show bicentenary celebrations

International Women in Engineering Day – hear from one of our colleagues

Lifting the ban on agency workers during strikes will “endanger public safety” and “poison industrial relations”

Two right wing extremist group members sentenced for attempting to print 3D weapons

BLOG: Jonathan Brearley, CEO, Ofgem: Building stronger, financially stable energy suppliers that can weather the gas crisis

The civil servant keeping military service in the family

Consultation launched on proposed acquisition of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc by Cobham Ultra Acquisitions Limited

The Big Ask: What we learned from children aged 4-5

Creating a wellbeing economy

CCRC refers a further Post Office case for Appeal

Five arrested in National Crime Agency modern slavery investigation

Low income pensioners to get easier access to free TV licences

PM hails Green Industrial Revolution ‘sweeping across Africa’

Higher debt interest costs should not prevent tax cuts, says IEA economist

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

220,000 businesses urged to move onto new single customs platform

Build confidence to keep recession at bay, CBI chief urges NE business leaders

Government acts to make it easier for businesses to use temporary staff to help ease disruptions caused by strike action

Wales, the real ‘Dragon’s Den’: Welsh Government to support 1,200 young people to start their own business

Hundreds of Scottish businesses set to benefit as UK launches trade deal with Gulf nations

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to host UK House: The Commonwealth Business Hub

Joint statement on the launch of Free Trade Agreement negotiations between the UK and GCC

Retailers are far from jubilant in June - CBI Monthly Distributive Trades Survey

UK launches ambitious trade deal with Gulf nations

UK-Australia free trade agreement welcomed, but a published trade policy is needed

PM launches major trade initiatives to capitalise on Commonwealth advantage

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

CBI responds to latest inflation figures

Drugs Strategy vital in reducing crime

Committee welcomes ‘positive’ government tree planting plans

Fraud a priority in all Police and Crime Plans

Former Greater Manchester Police officer sentenced for drug offences

£20 million in crime proceeds to fund community projects

Fungal infection likely cause of Northumberland fish deaths

Spring booster dose reminder

IOPC statement following the conclusion of inquest into the death of Daniel Mattin in Surrey

New measures to propel 'superpower' of pensions in UK’s net zero journey

Ofsted launches consultation on care leavers inspection judgement

Director of Public Prosecutions highlights how more money could be returned to victims of crime

It’s time for online age assurance to come of age

LGA’s Culture Commission calls for case studies

Bradford brothers to pay NCA £4.3 million

Delivering PMO services: a “takeaway menu” supporting change

 
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. 

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London and Kent Electrical

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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