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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Cyber security experts team up to protect UK construction projects

Making a business case for sustainability in digital and IT

UK and Ukraine launch talks on digital trade deal to support Ukrainian businesses

Could a price comparison service help you to get a better phone or broadband deal?

 

Scotland’s understaffed Public Sector is struggling – Conversational AI can fill the gap

Webinar: 7th September - Register

The Scottish public sector is critically understaffed. Meanwhile, the demand for services is growing; causing a reduction in service levels and customer experience, and ultimately leading to increased stress of existing staff. The only way to bridge the gap is Conversational AI.  

During our Webinar, you will hear how Conversational AI can rescue Scotland’s public services by deflecting up to 40% of contact requests, enabling users to self-serve 24/7 in the most effective way. 

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

Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay's Red Box Op-Ed

NHS trials smart goggles to give nurses more time with patients

9.5% decrease in adults seen by dentists in past two years

Statistics on adult safeguarding published in new report

Regular asymptomatic testing paused in additional settings

Leading homelessness organisations write open letter to Conservative leadership candidates

NHS Confederation responds to Liz Truss' vow to divert NHS funding to social care

NHS Confederation - Primary care continues to deliver but the Government needs to start defending services

NHS Confederation responds to asymptomatic testing being paused in all remaining settings

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

Scale-up visa will propel high-growth businesses

Is your business impacted by high energy costs and supply chain disruptions?

Regulator removes trustees and charity is wound up after trustee attempted to avoid business rates

Retail sales pick up but firms remain pessimistic about business outlook - CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey

Devon electric quad bike business growth accelerates with government and HSBC UK support

Concerns over Free Trade Agreement

Additional funding for energy advice in face of rising bills

Football Foundation funding boost for multi-sport facilities
 
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Elizabeth line with services into central London from Reading, Heathrow, and Shenfield from 6 November

Youth innovation can help shape the future of African cities

P&O Insolvency Service decision: strengthen laws so firms like P&O face serious consequences, says TUC

Former and serving Derbyshire Constabulary officers charged following directed IOPC investigation

Wales TUC: Time for Real Action on Energy Bills

Ukraine Independence Day

National Drought Group agrees further steps to manage drought now and in the long term

First Minister visits Netflix’s Sex Education studio to meet Welsh Government backed apprentices

Nuclear protocols

FCA fines Citigroup’s international broker-dealer £12.6m for failures relating to the detection of market abuse

Updated guidance: week ending 19 August

An opportunity to be involved in the Children’s Commissioner’s Family Profiles

 
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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7th Sense Research UK

 

 More contributions to the Brexit process

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