Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Cyber Advisor

Cyber Co-operation with Germany Strengthens

Finding a framework for managing cybersecurity

Hacked social media accounts used to post indecent images of children

Creating a child safeguarding system which shares data to protect and empower children and young people

Digital, data, and technology key to getting Integrated Care Systems right from the start, claims new techUK report

Artificial Intelligence in Life Sciences: An Evolving Risk Landscape


Why content sprawl has CIOs running scared

For an agency in the public sector, governance of information is crucially important – not only for the simple reason of efficiency, but because government needs to be able to demonstrate what and how decisions are being made.

Emerging and advancing technologies are driving the exponential growth of content creation and retention in an organisation. This growth is creating unmanaged silos, often containing terabytes or even petabytes of information, and major headaches forCIOs, Risk Officers and Records Managers.

What was once neatly contained content is now likely to go through multiple applications within an organisation, known as content sprawl, the unmanaged growth of an organisation’s content assets into an unwieldy and unmanageable mass.

Discover How to Tame Your Content Sprawl.

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

Will the turbulence in Westminster scupper promised rental reform?

Sustaining community led action is key to recovery from pandemic

Accelerated monkeypox vaccination rollout in London as UKHSA secure more vaccines

Mental health and wellbeing a priority for nursing and midwifery profession

NHS sets out long COVID action plan for thousands of people with persistent symptom

DLUHC announces new Night Shelter Transformation Fund working with Homeless Link and Housing Justice

Health Minister announces pay rise for NHS Wales staff

Move to yearly dental check-ups to improve access to NHS dentistry in Wales

NHS Confederation - Rising living costs are taking their toll on communities with high deprivation

NHS Confederation responds to Health and Social Care Select Committee report on workforce

Persistent understaffing of NHS a serious risk to patient safety, warn MPs

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

Ofgem statement on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee's report on energy pricing and the future of the energy market

Business Companion launches new guidance on delivery charges for businesses

More than a million businesses now eligible for Help to Grow as software scheme receives a boost

Changes to Help: to Grow Digital open the scheme to more small businesses

IPPR - Leading think tank: "Levelling up was business as usual, but that has to change”

How the Captagon trade impacts border communities in Lebanon and Syria

Trade Minister highlights human rights concerns

Retail sales volumes continue to fall - CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey

TfL Statement - TfL Funding Update - 28 July

Fourth round of safer streets funding announced

Repeatedly flooded communities to receive dedicated funding

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

Framework for pain management service delivery - implementation plan

Adult Disability Payment increases to 7 more areas ahead of national roll out

A milestone in UK climate history

Ukrainian Deputy Defence Minister visits Royal Navy mine-hunting training as part of UK visit

Couple guilty of murdering 15-year-old boy following a campaign of abuse

8 top tips for a successful career in optics from a Specsavers specialist

Members of The Royal Family will attend the Commonwealth Games

Pupils shine bright at summer school pilot

Jubilee design competition winner visits Ulster Carpets

1,000 personnel to represent the Armed Forces at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven Project

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.

Doreth Services Ltd


 More contributions to the Brexit process

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

Researched Links:

GOV. UK – Brexit

Latest Documents

GOV.UK Brexit Search

Please choose from the links below to view individual sections of interest:
Latest Articles

Report shows that authorities can derive 6:1 ROI on their own data
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. ...

Stephen Black wins GeoPlace 2022 Peer Award
Stephen Black from Sunderland City Council has won the 2022 Peer Award at the 16th annual GeoPlace conference, which took place online on 10th and 11th May 2022...

Where are all the 'Queen's' streets and buildings?
GeoPlace has marked the opening of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee week by mapping street and building names containing 'Queen', 'Jubilee' and 'Queen Elizabeth'. ...

GeoPlace announces the winners of the 2022 Exemplar Awards
In an online conference watched by 1,023 attendees, GeoPlace announced the winners of its 2022 Exemplar Awards.

Welsh Deputy Minister for Climate Change to speak at HAUC(UK) Annual Convention
Lee Waters MS, the Welsh Government’s Deputy Minister for Climate Change, will give a keynote presentation at this year’s HAUC(UK) Annual Convention. The event ...