Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Commercial cyber capabilities must be used legally and responsibly, says UK NCSC CEO

New UK support to protect Georgia against Russian cyber attacks

Transport update: investment in the East Coast digital programme

World-leading ONS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey to continue with “digital” approach

Guest blog: Getting digital competition right will drive growth and innovation across the UK

Why it’s important to add gender identity options to digital services

Tips for cutting your phone, broadband and pay-TV costs

Exploring the world of Artificial Intelligence

A new report shows that widespread adoption and use of address and street data in local authorities could generate £384m savings over the period 2022-2026, with an enhanced return on investment of 6:1.


#FixTheDigitalDivide is the key message of Good Things Foundation - Methods' charity partner of the year. To understand more what fixing the digital divide means in society today, User Researcher Sarah Hanna met with Helen Milner, Group Chief Executive of Good Things Foundation, and Content Designer Alison Evans, to discuss how the pandemic has created a deeper divide as more organisations sought to move services online. From booking a doctor's appointment, to taking part in an interview, or applying for much needed benefits - they ask whether we should push ahead with digital transformation, if by so doing we create further exclusions.

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

Better mental health support for people in crisis

Pioneering new tool applies Social Value to improve public health outcomes and value for money

Men urged to talk about mental health to prevent suicide

New analysis of health behaviours by ethnicity published by NHS Digital

NHS checks and treatment on patients’ doorsteps part of new changes to health and care in England

Patients to benefit following clinical research boost

Digital revolution to bust Covid backlogs and deliver more tailored care for patients

NHS Confederation - Huge progress on treating patients who've been waiting longest for care

NHS Confederation - Draft Mental Health Bill important step towards badly needed reform

NHS Confederation - NHS leaders welcome digital health and care strategy

NHS Confederation - NHS leaders call for national minimum wage for social care to avoid staff exodus

Funds announced to better support those in mental health crisis

More healthcare professionals can certify fit notes from today

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

Risk management – a delivery mechanism for business value

International Trade Committee statement on Secretary of State session cancellation

International Trade Secretary speech to British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference

TfL Statement - TfL Funding Update

Interim extension of Transport for London funding settlement

Hertfordshire community group receives National Lottery funding to improve the lives of people with cancer

More funding for sustainable farm-based proteins, as George Eustice visits innovative farm

Bears, chimpanzees and pangolins to be better protected after new funding boost for world’s most endangered animals
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

IOPC to reinvestigate Met Police handling of deaths of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor

A race against time to uncover the past

Inaugural report on UK food standards cautions of challenges ahead

Magnox Reprocessing plant achieves final milestone

Hertfordshire Constabulary's custody services have improved, but further changes are needed

Great showing for APM at European Academy of Management conference

Boost for tech startups as competition to run new support programme opens

UK sanctions Russian gold exports

Blocking online balloting for strikes is “absurd” and “hypocritical”

Support for a Scottish Public Interest Journalism Institute

UK supports new international drive to prevent and prepare for future pandemics

North West Coast Research and Innovation Award winners

Post 16 qualifications that sit alongside A and T levels

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.

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