Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Cyber Exchange launches report detailing the strong growth and investment across the UK cyber ecosystem

Online Communities: Annual roundup

Record rollout of faster internet connections

Our new Mobile Voice and Data Services agreement goes live

European Commission approves new framework for EU-US data flows

Dods Research Report: Plan for a digitally-led future

Dods Research teamed up with Workday and surveyed more than 130 UK government decision makers on Digital Transformation delivery.

This research-led whitepaper outlines digital transformation priorities and barriers within government organisations for the coming years, identifies levels of satisfaction with existing enterprise management systems, and the digital capabilities required to enable seamless remote working.

Discoversix key recommendationsset out for government organisations to drive delivery of effective digital systems that elevate user productivity and satisfaction.

Access the full report and hear from over 130 of your peers

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

Pharmacists able to supply alternative penicillin to treat Strep A

Government consultation on accommodation standards for looked after children and care leavers opens

NHS sees significant 111 demand as flu cases in hospitals continue to rise

It’s time to start prioritising our wellbeing at work

More than 5,200 people could benefit after NICE broadens recommendation on chronic lung disease treatment

NHS tells patients to continue to access emergency care during industrial action

Statistics on the percentage of cancers diagnosed at early stages published today: statistical press release

Government delivers on pledge for £50 million MND research funding

£1.97 million awarded to support women in the workplace

Leading homelessness organisations warn of devastating impact of not extending energy support

New report recommends sharing private healthcare data with NHS to boost safety for patients

Quarter of adults in England are obese, new survey of public health shows: statistical press release

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

NEPO Business Club: Bid-Writing Masterclass (Jan - March)

£460m in rates support to help businesses struggling with cost rises

Bridging the IT/business gap with ITIL 4

Final opportunity for businesses to access Help to Grow: Digital scheme

Ofwat publishes decision on business retail price caps

Summary of discussions at the FSA Board and Business Committee meeting – 07 December 2022

Outcomes for people, businesses and UK economy at heart of new CMA strategy

Are we embracing digital ethics as a strategic, C-Suite issue and business enabler?

Lucrative Business: Albanian Criminal Exploitation of the UK Asylum System

Trade Secretary to lead next round of trade negotiations on first visit to India

New Permanent Secretary appointed to the Department for International Trade

7.9% rise in local government funding

Policing to receive up to £287 million funding boost next year

Efforts to protect habitat and wildlife around the world boosted by £34 million of UK government funding

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

Compulsory body-worn cameras for bailiffs to protect vulnerable

UK signs Plan for Defence Cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Importance of apprentices celebrated in STFC annual awards

Priorities for the Scottish Budget

UK and Japan launch new a digital partnership

Ofcom's Proposed Plan of Work 2023/24

Ofgem publishes 2022 Annual Iteration Process for Gas Transmission, Electricity Transmission and Electricity System Operator price controls

UK Space Agency: SWOT - Surface Water and Ocean Topography

Dismissal rulings for six over inappropriate WhatsApp messages sent by police officers

FCA fines Santander UK £107.7 million for repeated anti-money laundering failures

Addressing racial inequality in the workplace

UK reaches agreement on key fish stocks for 2023

Government supports a new public sexual harassment offence

UK Space Agency and NNL work on world’s first space battery

SME Supplier Locator update...

With the officially stated target and ongoing drive for SME’s to receive £1 of every £3 spent on government contracts, UK public sector spend with SME’s is continually on the increase.

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.



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