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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Companies across the UK join Digital Security by Design to validate next generation cyber security technology

Supporting the public sector to improve data use, drive efficiency and improve services

Yorkshire woman “liked the attention” she got for sending child abuse material online

 

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

How NICE is helping to build the role of the NHS on the global stage

Homeless Link criticises Government announcement that public service budgets will not be uplifted

Series Four of 'This Much We Know' podcast launches

We need to be thinking about managing transitions in Housing First

High street pharmacists treat thousands more people for minor illnesses

Welsh Fire and Rescue Services urge residents to 'Stay Fire Safe' this winter

Differences in pregnancy outcomes 'unfair'

NHS set to boost GP workforce ahead of winter

New NHS Cyber Chief’s top security tips for Cyber Security Awareness Month

NHS Confederation responds to NHS England’s latest Board meeting

NHS Confederation - Recognising the link between prosperity and health is welcome - but more investment in health needed or growth will be stunted

NHS Confederation responds to the Chancellor's comments on public sector spending
 
Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

Inaccurate billing continues to dissatisfy business customers

Government support for energy bills begins for households and businesses

Red tape cut for thousands of growing businesses

Up to £200,000 available to test security of smart devices used by nearly all UK businesses

FCA publishes review of business interruption insurance claims handling

Less than one month left for VAT businesses to be ready for Making Tax Digital filing

Support service for Northern Ireland traders extended for a year

Rising cost of living: Work and Pensions Committee writes to Chancellor for assurance that benefits will be uprated to match inflation

Almost 6 million £150 Cost of Living Payments processed for disabled people

Trading Standards sees surge in energy scams linked to cost-of-living crisis

FCA research: A quarter of consumers would withdraw pension savings earlier to cover cost of living – making them vulnerable to scammer ‘misdirection’

Over eight million households to receive second Cost of Living Payment from 8 November

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

The ASI Responds to Liz Truss’ Party Conference Speech

Recorded hate crime on the rise

Judge me on growth, says Chancellor

IEA Director General responds to Kwasi Kwarteng’s conference speech

An update on Additional Rate tax

Site of UK’s first fusion energy plant selected

Covid-19 Public Inquiry

Victims bill must be strengthened

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment: client experience survey 2022

New section of cycle route opens in Deptford

Biodiversity Deep Dive prompts Welsh Government to triple peatland restoration in nature recovery promise

Rail regulator asks for views on next periodic review of HS1 Ltd

Licensing scheme opens for short-term lets
 
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 More contributions to the Brexit process

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