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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Demonstrates Benefits of Innovation As Digital-First Strategy Drives Emergency Response to the Pandemic

Thursday 30 July 2020 @ 08:40

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) Demonstrates Benefits of Innovation As Digital-First Strategy Drives Emergency Response to the Pandemic.
BCHC shares details of its best practice approach to aid Trusts around the country in their fight against COVID-19.

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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Demonstrates Benefits of Innovation As Digital-First Strategy Drives Emergency Response to the Pandemic

forward thinking at Work in the Public Sector

Monday 13 July 2020 @ 17:41

Read the latest public sector case studies from forward thinking, a strategy consultancy highly experienced across multiple industries, not least UK Government and public sector. 

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forward thinking at Work in the Public Sector

Route to accelerated growth of the UK drone industry presented to Government

Thursday 09 July 2020 @ 15:46

A landmark White Paper, setting out a route for the Government to accelerate the growth of the drone industry, has today been presented to the Government following a three month period of consultation.

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Route to accelerated growth of the UK drone industry presented to Government

Act now, or risk failure: why we must act faster on cleaner energy

Tuesday 09 June 2020 @ 12:30
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government now has a unique opportunity to take action and lead the world in its response to climate change through this period.
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Act now, or risk failure: why we must act faster on cleaner energy

Map of pavement widths helps local authorities with social distancing plans.

Friday 05 June 2020 @ 13:45

Analysis reveals 70% of pavements are not wide enough for social distancing

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Map of pavement widths helps local authorities with social distancing plans.

Expert team set out requirements for deployment of UK contact-tracing app

Monday 11 May 2020 @ 12:30

Experts in human rights law, surveillance and computer science from the University of Essex have set out the actions required before a contact-tracing app can be deployed in the UK.

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Expert team set out requirements for deployment of UK contact-tracing app

Will IoT Get Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Thursday 23 April 2020 @ 15:30

We’re living in extraordinary times; the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing restrictions on our personal and work lives have forced us into an unprecedented existence. And while most of the news on this front is scary (and rightfully so), there is a bright spot: technology is helping to pave the path through this crisis.

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Will IoT Get Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic?

UK Drone Delivery Group releases plan to accelerate growth of UK drone industry

Thursday 16 April 2020 @ 11:00

The UK Drone Delivery Group, the new drone industry initiative* established to provide guidance on the steps required for the UK to accelerate the growth of the UK drone industry, has today released its long-awaited ‘White Paper’ for public consultation.

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UK Drone Delivery Group releases plan to accelerate growth of UK drone industry

Procurement Policy Note - Responding to COVID-19

Thursday 19 March 2020 @ 17:03

This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) sets out information and associated guidance on the public procurement regulations and responding to the current coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak. 

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Procurement Policy Note - Responding to COVID-19

International Criminal Court – Reducing Risk whilst Processing Sensitive Data at High Speed

Tuesday 10 March 2020 @ 15:07

Based in The Hague, Netherlands, The International Criminal Court (ICC) investigates and tries individuals charged with the gravest crimes of concern to the international community: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression.

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International Criminal Court – Reducing Risk whilst Processing Sensitive Data at High Speed

Leading by Example - Nottingham City Council Energy Services

Tuesday 18 February 2020 @ 11:57

The public sector is facing change on an unprecedented scale. But with change comes an opportunity to adapt and refine the way services are delivered. Energy presents a great opportunity to help control spend, create local jobs and investment opportunities and meet climate change responsibilities.

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Leading by Example - Nottingham City Council Energy Services

YPO launches first public sector drones framework

Friday 14 February 2020 @ 12:30

YPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector buying organisations, has announced the launch of its new Drones and Associated Products and Services framework for the emergency service and the wider public sector. The first of its kind.

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YPO launches first public sector drones framework

UK Drone Delivery Group makes urgent ‘call to action’ for property owners and influencers to provide testing areas for drones - to prevent ‘bottleneck to growth’

Thursday 06 February 2020 @ 12:30

One of the UK’s leading drone experts today urged British property owners and business leaders to leverage the opportunity of their under-used land for drone testing, to help accelerate the rate of growth of the UK drone industry, in the face of what he described as ‘an emerging ‘bottleneck’ to growth’. 

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UK Drone Delivery Group makes urgent ‘call to action’ for property owners and influencers to provide testing areas for drones - to prevent ‘bottleneck to growth’

Government faces a number of tough choices in next stage of Brexit, new academic report finds

Tuesday 04 February 2020 @ 12:30

The government faces several challenges after Brexit, including the negotiation of a new trade deal with the EU, devising and implementing a whole raft of new policies, reshaping the economy and holding the Union together, a new report by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe finds.

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Government faces a number of tough choices in next stage of Brexit, new academic report finds

How connected data is transforming the citizen experience for local government.

Friday 31 January 2020 @ 12:18

The data explosion that comes with existing in a more connected world is one of the key reasons public sector organisations should be moving to the cloud.

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How connected data is transforming the citizen experience for local government.

APM announces launch of Festival of Education and Research

Wednesday 29 January 2020 @ 15:20

APM (Association for Project Management), has announced the launch of the APM Festival of Education and Research – a new event which is set to showcase some of the best and brightest new talent among career starters, education and research. The APM Festival of Education and Research will take place at the Whitworth Hall at the University of Manchester on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

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APM announces launch of Festival of Education and Research

First of a Kind 2020 launches to find this century’s Brunel

Tuesday 14 January 2020 @ 13:30

Department for Transport and Innovate UK launch competition to drive innovation on the railways. Organisations developing cutting-edge technology focused on making rail journeys faster, cleaner and greener could receive a share of £9.4 million to bring their ideas to life.

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First of a Kind 2020 launches to find this century’s Brunel

Who's in Control of the UK’s Pest Control?

Friday 03 January 2020 @ 12:55

In order to understand the importance of the pest legislation in the UK we have to know the point of pest control. Most pests carry and transmit various diseases and pose a direct threat to the public. Businesses may suffer customer, reputational and financial losses due to poor pest management,  often resulting in damaged buildings and properties, crop damage, loss of animal livestock, and/or fires caused by rodents in many cases.

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Who's in Control of the UK’s Pest Control?

More than a million public sector workers have never been thanked – is it time to show them some kindness?

Tuesday 12 November 2019 @ 16:57

Public sector membership club, Boundless, has revealed shocking statistics ahead of World Kindness Day on 13 November, which shows that a fifth of the country’s public sector workers (over a million people) have never received a simple ‘thank you’ in their career.

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More than a million public sector workers have never been thanked – is it time to show them some kindness?

Coventry University signs exclusive deal with Britain’s Most Admired Companies

Wednesday 23 October 2019 @ 15:19

Echo Research, the team behind Britain’s Most Admired Companies research, has signed an exclusive academic partnership with the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University.

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Coventry University signs exclusive deal with Britain’s Most Admired Companies

Doing the Right Thing - Tim Deeker-Harris outlines the aims and the benefits of the Living Wage

Tuesday 08 October 2019 @ 11:35

Tim Deeker-Harris of Prime Clean Limited outlines the aims and benefits of the Living Wage. The Living Wage was founded by Citizens UK as far back as 2001 during a meeting that took place in East London, when the grassroots organisation, Citizens UK, brought together churches, mosques, schools and other local institutions to talk about the issues affecting their communities...

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Doing the Right Thing - Tim Deeker-Harris outlines the aims and the benefits of the Living Wage

Central Government department employs Axians to design and deploy SD-WAN

Thursday 26 September 2019 @ 14:23

Axians was perfectly positioned to deploy Silver Peak’s SD-WAN solution as their chosen Global Professional Services Partner

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Central Government department employs Axians to design and deploy SD-WAN

Services for the Education Sector

Tuesday 17 September 2019 @ 12:30

The requirement to provide students with the best possible environment for learning is recognised by the Department of Education and is a key consideration for stakeholders in educational establishments.

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Services for the Education Sector

Populism v capitalism – business as a force for good?

Tuesday 10 September 2019 @ 15:25

London, 10 September 2019, new research launched today by global reputation research specialists, Echo Research, shows that businesses are concerned about rising activism.

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Populism v capitalism – business as a force for good?

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) awards third G-Cloud contract to Kahootz

Tuesday 30 July 2019 @ 09:10

The UK MOD has awarded a third 2-year G-Cloud contract to Kahootz, the cloud collaboration service. Their secure cloud-based collaborative working environment, (branded as Defence Share) is enabling MOD teams to work collaboratively and share information, protectively marked up to OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE, with external organisations.

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The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) awards third G-Cloud contract to Kahootz

The Ultimate Guide to People Management Skills

Wednesday 03 July 2019 @ 00:00

People Management involves managing relationships to ensure desired outcomes are achieved so that the company, department, team and individual performance is maximised. This latest guide to People Management skills is here to help...

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The Ultimate Guide to People Management Skills

Eastleigh Borough Local Plan

Tuesday 18 June 2019 @ 16:26

Adams Hendry is providing long-term consultancy support to Eastleigh Borough Council to help guide the preparation of its emerging local plan (2016-2036). 

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Eastleigh Borough Local Plan

Ofcom Research Case Study

Friday 31 May 2019 @ 00:00

Futuresight is a full-service market research agency.  The majority of our work is focused on regulatory issues in the telecoms market and, in particular, customer fairness and competition.  As an example, Futuresight has worked regularly with Ofcom over the past 10 years on a wide range of high profile projects among consumers and stakeholders.

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Ofcom Research Case Study

Simplifying Payroll for Health and Social Care Providers

Sunday 19 May 2019 @ 00:00

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services provides a range of health and social care services that meet the needs of vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalised people throughout England, Scotland and Wales by providing housing, accommodation and support in all aspects of daily living.

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Simplifying Payroll for Health and Social Care Providers

When Change Becomes Opportunity

Friday 03 May 2019 @ 15:37

Siemens did it. Lufthansa did it. And the chemical company group Bayer also did it. We’re talking about change management, meaning a profound change of structures, processes and behaviour patterns. But what’s the issue with these changes? And what good do they do?

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When Change Becomes Opportunity

How The Royal Mint has embedded SPIN® to make money for everyone

Monday 08 April 2019 @ 10:08

For over a thousand years The Royal Mint has made and distributed United Kingdom coins, blanks and official medals. It is now the world’s leading export mint of coins and blanks, supplying over 40 countries each year to Central Banks and National Mints across five continents. 

The Royal Mint is a government-owned company. It must provide a financial return to the UK government in the form of organic growth and sustainable profits. Helping to meet these goals is a global sales director and four regional sales directors each supported by an account manager. Together they sell The Royal Mint’s coinage and capabilities to central banks and their governors or directors of currency around the world. Why the need for selling skill development? Find out more...

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How The Royal Mint has embedded SPIN® to make money for everyone

‘Universities’ high-value data can be obtained by hackers in under two hours’: HEPI and Jisc call for university managers and governors to take urgent action

Thursday 04 April 2019 @ 12:27

The Higher Education Policy Institute and the education sector’s technology not-for-profit, Jisc, have today jointly published How safe is your data? Cyber-security in higher education (HEPI Policy Note 12).

The paper highlights areas of concern, pinpoints the sources of cyber attacks and proposes specific actions universities should take to tackle the issue, including the adoption of a new British Standard on cyber risk and resilience

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‘Universities’ high-value data can be obtained by hackers in under two hours’: HEPI and Jisc call for university managers and governors to take urgent action

Cornwall Council Supporting the local economy

Wednesday 20 March 2019 @ 11:00

A new funding opportunity tied to local economic development provided the impetus for Cornwall Council to start working with Bloom.

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Cornwall Council Supporting the local economy

Digital You - Salford City Council

Wednesday 06 March 2019 @ 11:00

Good Things Foundation is working with Salford City Council on a landmark and trailblazing digital inclusion project across the city to help the most disadvantaged residents gain the confidence and capability to become independent users of computers and the internet.

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Digital You - Salford City Council

New Central Government Council Members announced

Monday 18 February 2019 @ 11:23

techUK is delighted to announce the new Council members. 
Following recent elections, the new members of the techUK Central Government Council have been announced. The elections were fiercely fought, with more than 2 people standing for every seat.

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New Central Government Council Members announced

Newport City Homes migrates to cloud hosted web mapping

Tuesday 12 February 2019 @ 10:21

Cadcorp cloud service provides hosted web mapping for housing association’s asset and land ownership

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Newport City Homes migrates to cloud hosted web mapping

Jisc and Eduserv to merge and form UK public sector tech powerhouse

Monday 14 January 2019 @ 12:00

Jisc, the UK’s technology solutions organisation for higher and further education, and Eduserv, which specialises in digital transformation in local government, public bodies, healthcare, charities, higher education and emergency services, are coming together to form a unique powerhouse of world-leading expertise to benefit all UK and overseas clients.

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Jisc and Eduserv to merge and form UK public sector tech powerhouse
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