Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

NCSC and law enforcement encourage vigilance when shopping online this Christmas

Festive shoppers urged to be Cyber Aware as figures reveal average online losses of £1,000

A participant’s perspective – the Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security programme

Online predator jailed for sexually abusing girls as young as 12

Regulators collaborate through new global network to counter online harm

Jailed: Online predator who blackmailed teens to become his ‘sex slaves’

Who controls the news we see online?

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

Homeless Link responds to Autumn Statement

OFFICIAL STATISTICS: Congenital Anomaly Register and Information Service for Wales Annual Statistics Data Published

NICE recommends 3 treatments for COVID-19 in draft guidance

Fetal balloon procedure is safe for delivering ‘stuck’ babies, NICE says

Targeted treatment for rare form of aggressive lung cancer gets NICE approval

Real living wage critical for health

Health and Social Care Secretary sets out key priorities ahead of winter

NICE recommends adapted shoes for people with severe osteoarthritis

NHS gives GP teams direct access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis

Details of £500Million Discharge Fund

CQC reports on safe use of radiation in healthcare settings

Health and Social Care Secretary: NHS Providers Conference

Trans awareness week: a time of reflection, celebration and raising awareness

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

Protect your business

Chancellor's growth plan must show political sacrifice to prevent business hibernation - CBI chief

Welsh Government scheme helps 1,100 unemployed people facing hidden barriers to start their own business

Businesses to be given UK product marking flexibility

Badenoch to push muscular approach to global trade on first DC visit

Chinese Investment in Peru Set to Reshuffle Maritime Trade in South America

UK and US must work together to promote free trade and future-proof our economies

Funding secured for NDA backed project set to transform Cumbria’s economy

TUC – The Conservatives crashed the economy – now they are making working people “take the hit”

UK funding to help repair Ukraine’s damaged energy systems and get power back to Ukrainian people

Funding boost for Welsh language film announced at S4C 40th anniversary reception

Notts mum should be refunded nursery charges following Ombudsman investigation

COP update: 2030 breakthroughs, Alok Sharma speech and clean tech funding
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

PM call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Zelenskyy

Equality regulator briefs MSPs on gender recognition reform

JRF - Some relief for families but “obstacle course just to afford the essentials” remains

Menai Suspension Bridge update

“Now is the time to invest in people and public services” – Welsh Government

Update on investigation into crustacean deaths on North East coast in 2021

PM meeting with President Biden of the United States

LGA responds to ADASS Autumn Survey 2022

£450,000 recovered after NCA is granted account forfeiture orders

IEA - Still a glimmer of hope for a job-rich recession

CBI responds to latest inflation figures

IEA - Inflation shock means policy-makers have more work to do

Putin’s regime will hear the chorus of global opposition to its actions
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International Men’s Day: Men’s views on what helps a project succeed

To mark International Men’s Day on 19 November, Association for Project Management has released new data that reveals what male project professionals think is important for delivering a successful project, as well as opportunities and challenges in store for the profession.

Chancellor puts projects at the forefront of Budget growth priorities
Association for Project Management (APM) has welcomed announcements around energy, infrastructure and innovation in the UK Government’s latest budget, which will put projects in these areas at the forefront of driving economic growth.

The SPT Project
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is currently carrying out a full modernisation of the Glasgow Subway including introduction of new trains, new signalling and telecommunication systems, station refurbishments, new ticketing and organisational change.

Driving projects "looking through the windscreen": multi SIG conference 2022
Driving projects "looking through the windscreen"Exploring the opportunities, challenges and techniquesAPM multi SIG conference 2022 Tuesday 18 October 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Kings Cross saw the first ever multi-SIG conference.