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Digital You - Salford City Council

Monday 12 November 2018 @ 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

Supporting digital transformation and creating economic strength across Wales.

Monday 05 November 2018 @ 00:00

Bloom Procurement Services Ltd today announced it has been successful in winning a new digital and information technology framework run by the National Procurement Service for Wales (NPS).

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Supporting digital transformation and creating economic strength across Wales.

Oleeo Public Services Recruitment Seminar – Discussion Highlights

Wednesday 10 October 2018 @ 13:45

Oleeo’s annual public services recruitment seminar took place on 5 October in London with lots of discussion from attendees and great presentations from industry practitioners. Here’s some of the highlights from the session.

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Oleeo Public Services Recruitment Seminar – Discussion Highlights

Cornwall Council Supporting the local economy

Tuesday 02 October 2018 @ 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

NHS SBS Launches Innovative Payroll App to Benefit NHS Employees

Thursday 30 August 2018 @ 15:05

​A new app that allows NHS employees to view their payslips on any mobile device and answers pay-related queries via chatbot technology has been launched by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS).

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NHS SBS Launches Innovative Payroll App to Benefit NHS Employees

GeoPlace provides a Single View of the Truth to support delivery of Government’s Framework for UK Fibre Delivery

Friday 24 August 2018 @ 13:30

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) publishes its ‘Framework for UK Fibre Delivery: Street Works' as an important step in supporting the upgrade of the UK's digital infrastructure to ensure data can flow reliably at volume, and speed.

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GeoPlace provides a Single View of the Truth to support delivery of Government’s Framework for UK Fibre Delivery

FIVE reasons landlords should attend Future Renting

Thursday 23 August 2018 @ 15:27

Following the huge success of Future Renting North in April this year and Future Renting Wales last November, Future Renting is your chance to join hundreds of landlords, agents and other property professionals and hear all about the key issues that matter to your lettings.

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FIVE reasons landlords should attend Future Renting

New National Framework Names NHS SBS As Leading Provider Of Back Office Services

Thursday 23 August 2018 @ 12:30

A new national framework that enables NHS organisations to easily access high-quality and cost-effective back office services has named NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) as the highest ranked supplier of Financial and Procurement services.

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New National Framework Names NHS SBS As Leading Provider Of Back Office Services

New geospatial data service available - for free - to FE colleges across the UK

Tuesday 14 August 2018 @ 10:00

This week Jisc launches a free geospatial data service for further education (FE) colleges to support their mapping and geospatial data download needs across a wide variety of subjects. 

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New geospatial data service available - for free - to FE colleges across the UK

Big Issue Invest to help Five Lamps deliver 100,000 affordable loans

Tuesday 07 August 2018 @ 10:30

The responsible lender has secured £5m investment from social investors to help break the cycle of high-cost debt in vulnerable households across the UK

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Big Issue Invest to help Five Lamps deliver 100,000 affordable loans

We’re 227 today

Thursday 21 June 2018 @ 12:30

Today marks 227 years since Ordnance Survey was founded. On 21 June 1791, the Board of Ordnance purchased a new Ramsden theodolite, and this is seen as the foundation of our organisation.

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We’re 227 today

Reducing plastic waste in the environment: apply for funding

Monday 18 June 2018 @ 12:30

Businesses can apply for a share of £4 million to support innovative ideas that reduce persistent plastic waste in the environment through new alternatives.

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Reducing plastic waste in the environment: apply for funding

2018 Queen’s Award for Innovation

Sunday 03 June 2018 @ 12:30

We are delighted to announce that tlmNEXUS has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Innovation for the development of our Resolve software program.

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2018 Queen’s Award for Innovation

No other legal database offers more…

Monday 21 May 2018 @ 17:17

PNLD (Police National Legal Database) is a business service of the Police and Crime Commissioner West Yorkshire.

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No other legal database offers more…

Dealing With Absent Employees

Wednesday 02 May 2018 @ 15:15

We have been asked by employers to  advise on the issue where employees are off sick or not able to provide a full service to their employer because they are unwell.  In one case our client’s employee suffered from MS making it difficult to do his job.

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Dealing With Absent Employees

Geovation reveals next wave of GeoTech and PropTech businesses

Friday 20 April 2018 @ 12:30

From digitising farming to gamifying the UK’s wildlife to maximising the value of rooftop space to providing transparency to estate agents and sellers – meet the new Geovation Programme members.

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Geovation reveals next wave of GeoTech and PropTech businesses

Jisc and HESA analytics project in the running for a national technology award

Tuesday 17 April 2018 @ 12:13

About the Certified Professional scheme

Thursday 12 April 2018 @ 12:30

The UK needs more skilled people in the cyber security profession — now, and for the future. As the UK’s national technical authority for information assurance (IA), the NCSC is playing a pivotal role in addressing the skills gap and building the UK’s cyber security capability. Our Certified Professional (CCP) scheme sets the standard for UK cyber security professionals, and is at the heart of our efforts to build a community of recognised professionals.

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About the Certified Professional scheme

Thinking on its own: AI in the NHS

Friday 16 March 2018 @ 10:00

This report illustrates the areas where artificial intelligence (AI) could help the NHS become more efficient and deliver better outcomes for patients. It also highlights the main barriers to the implementation of this technology and suggests some potential solutions.

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Thinking on its own: AI in the NHS

SJS continue to support UK Police Forces

Tuesday 06 March 2018 @ 10:10

Since 2009 SJS solutions wallboard and digital signage product “Optymyse” has been used by police authorities to improve call handling performance in both call centres and control rooms. In 2017 SJS added 3 more UK authorities to an already impressive list of Police Authorities.

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SJS continue to support UK Police Forces

Independent Testing of a GOV.UK Web-Based Application

Monday 26 February 2018 @ 00:00

A UK Government Agency approached T&VS to carry out independent testing of a web-based application that they were developing prior to going live.
 

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Independent Testing of a GOV.UK Web-Based Application

Trotter UK Billboards: The must-have billboard for any event organizer

Thursday 22 February 2018 @ 11:18

Attention all public sector event organisers….
Bring cost-effective, outdoor signage mobility to your forthcoming events with the perfect temporary solution

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Trotter UK Billboards: The must-have billboard for any event organizer

Partnering with Mastercard to provide cash and financial services

Thursday 15 February 2018 @ 00:00

The world is facing some of the greatest humanitarian challenges of our time, and at Mercy Corps, we know that no single organisation can tackle them alone. So we work across the public and private sectors to bring our unique expertise, innovations and solutions together to spark, scale and sustain change for communities in need around the world.

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Partnering with Mastercard to provide cash and financial services

Dynamic road-user pricing could benefit pensioners and students

Friday 26 January 2018 @ 11:15

A major new report released suggests that the Government should introduce dynamic road user pricing which takes into account a driver’s journey (motorways or country lanes), the time of day, congestion on the network, and even their financial situation – i.e. whether they’re a student, pensioner, or unemployed.

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Dynamic road-user pricing could benefit pensioners and students

£2 million National Lottery boost to innovate and improve public parks

Tuesday 12 December 2017 @ 12:26

Groups and organisations are being sought to test innovative ways of managing the UK’s public parks following a £2 million National Lottery funding boost for the Rethinking Parks programme.

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£2 million National Lottery boost to innovate and improve public parks

Civica launches Cloud Optimisation Service

Monday 11 December 2017 @ 14:34

Civica, a market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and outsourcing and cloud-based services, has launched its new Cloud Optimisation Service. The latest managed reporting and analysis service will help organisations across both the public and private sectors to improve their governance of public cloud solutions while optimising spending.

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Civica launches Cloud Optimisation Service

LEP leaders give their reaction to the Industrial Strategy

Tuesday 28 November 2017 @ 16:13

LEP leaders from around the country have given their reaction to the government's Industrial Strategy White Paper.

“LEPs welcome publication of the White Paper on Industrial Strategy, and the government’s commitment to their key role in driving up productivity, leading on Local Industrial Strategies, and supporting local businesses through the LEP network of Growth Hubs to scale up and grow”…

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LEP leaders give their reaction to the Industrial Strategy

AXELOS and itSMF UK renew partnership to promote best practice in IT service management

Thursday 23 November 2017 @ 14:05

AXELOS, the global custodian of ITIL®, and itSMF UK, the country’s leading association for IT service management professionals, yesterday reaffirmed their partnership and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote best practice in IT service management.

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AXELOS and itSMF UK renew partnership to promote best practice in IT service management

Rebecca Evans AM to address Future Renting Wales conference

Friday 17 November 2017 @ 11:15

The new Minister for Housing and Regeneration in Wales, Rebecca Evans AM, will be the keynote speaker at the RLA’s Future Renting Wales conference.

Rebecca is the Welsh Assembly Member for Gower, and most recently served as the Minister for Social Services and Public health, a position she held since May 2016.

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Rebecca Evans AM to address Future Renting Wales conference

London Info International 2017 takes place in just under four weeks.

Friday 10 November 2017 @ 11:30

Places are now filling up fast for the LII conference and exhibition but there’s still time to book and take part in this global event. There is a wide array of features, events and things to do and we will host participants from almost 30 different countries in London in December.

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London Info International 2017 takes place in just under four weeks.

NEPO shortlisted for LGC 2018 Award

Thursday 09 November 2017 @ 16:02

NEPO’s award entry, which has been shortlisted in the Innovation category, demonstrated how NEPO delivers benefits to the wider public sector through NEPRO, a neutral vendor approach to the procurement of specialist professional services. 

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NEPO shortlisted for LGC 2018 Award

World Quality Day 2017 - UKAS supporting World Quality Day

Wednesday 08 November 2017 @ 10:16

UKASOn 9th November 2017 World Quality Day (#WQD17) will be celebrated around the world.  Initiated by The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) which is a global professional body advancing the practice of quality management in all sectors.

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World Quality Day 2017 - UKAS supporting World Quality Day

Traineeship Expansion Planned

Friday 27 October 2017 @ 11:17

First launched in February 2011, MiddletonMurray's acclaimed Traineeship programme has since helped literally thousands of young people to successfully take their first steps on the employment ladder and our award-winning success was recently recognised by Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, Rt Hon. Robert Halfon MP when he visited our Sidcup branch in October.

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Traineeship Expansion Planned

Blackberry Productions supports Aston University

Monday 23 October 2017 @ 10:00

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LimitedConference and event management agency Blackberry Productions has been commissioned by Aston University to produce Aston Accelerator, its ambitious employability event at the ICC, Birmingham.

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Blackberry Productions supports Aston University

It Is The Season To Get Booking!

Friday 20 October 2017 @ 12:01

Right Events LogoWith Christmas now no longer just fast approaching but only weeks away, our venue & events consultants here at Right Events have put together some points that might (we hope) help a touch in guiding you through the nightmare maze of Christmas party organising.

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It Is The Season To Get Booking!

Case Study - Cheshire County Council

Friday 20 October 2017 @ 10:31

Cheshire County Council is one of many organisations using AVAYA technology in their Contact Centre, in this instance the purpose of the Contact Centre was to be a single point of contact for citizens of Cheshire to receive County Council based services.

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Case Study - Cheshire County Council

Case Study: London’s Air Ambulance

Thursday 19 October 2017 @ 15:38

JADeLondon’s Air Ambulance (LAA) is a registered charity of approximately 50 staff and volunteers operating life-saving emergency helicopter ambulance services to Greater London, in conjunction with Barts Health NHS Trust.

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Case Study: London’s Air Ambulance

Migrating to HSCN for non-NHS organisations

Friday 01 September 2017 @ 10:09
Now that the central N3 contract has ended, you need to plan your migration to new HSCN connectivity as soon as possible. The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) team are running a series of webinars that will provide advice and guidance to help non-NHS organisations like yours progress your migration to HSCN at the earliest opportunity. The webinars will also provide an opportunity for you to ask questions.
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Migrating to HSCN for non-NHS organisations

GOVT ICT 2.0 2017 - 26 SEPTEMBER, COUNTY HALL, LONDON

Tuesday 29 August 2017 @ 10:00

Meet the Public Sector Online Collaboration Experts:

MeetingZone work closely with public sector organisations to provide workplace collaboration and communications services that help people connect, communicate and collaborate productively.

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GOVT ICT 2.0 2017 - 26 SEPTEMBER, COUNTY HALL, LONDON

Uncertainty, Brexit, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Fake news…..Introducing the London Info International 2017 Conference Programme.

Tuesday 08 August 2017 @ 15:19
Welcome to the second annual London Info International Conference Programme. In this, our main programme, we’re excited to be announcing a diverse set of speakers to discuss and debate the most important and pertinent topics affecting us in the information industry.  
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Uncertainty, Brexit, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Fake news…..Introducing the London Info International 2017 Conference Programme.

New annual report shows continued demand for Acas workplace expertise and advice

Thursday 20 July 2017 @ 13:12

Workplace expert Acas has published its 2016/17 Annual Report, which shows that its services continue to be in strong demand.

Acas Chair, Sir Brendan Barber, said: "Demand for Acas' services continues to be strong. The past year has seen us deal with a large number of collective disputes such as London Underground, UK airports baggage handlers and British Airways cabin crew.

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New annual report shows continued demand for Acas workplace expertise and advice

£3M Cyber Security Centre opens

Monday 17 July 2017 @ 10:53

LockheedDefence Minister Harriett Baldwin has opened Lockheed Martin’s new £3m Cyber Security Centre.

The new ‘Cyber Works’ centre, is designed to tackle the complex cyber threats the UK faces. It will create 90 high tech jobs in Gloucester and enable Lockheed Martin to work closely with its UK partners to share knowledge, research and deliver cutting edge capabilities.

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£3M Cyber Security Centre opens

Are we there yet?’ Why the future of mobility is drawing near

Wednesday 12 July 2017 @ 13:15

TRL has today published a far-reaching paper exploring the timings of autonomous driving and when Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) will become a common sight on UK’s roads. The comprehensive paper covers the full breadth of issues that need to be addressed as the UK enters a new era of mobility.

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Are we there yet?’ Why the future of mobility is drawing near

Londoners Affirm Public Safety Value of Police Use of New Digital Services and Social Media Platforms

Tuesday 04 July 2017 @ 15:17

According to new research commissioned by Unisys as part of its Safe Cities initiative, Londoners want greater access to police services through digital channels and social media platforms. Despite 80 percent of London’s citizens expecting to use the 999 emergency number for initial emergency contact, 83 percent of Londoners would want to be able to contact the police through digital channels including mobile, online services and social media.

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Londoners Affirm Public Safety Value of Police Use of New Digital Services and Social Media Platforms

What are the skills and attitudes for successful public problem solving?

Tuesday 27 June 2017 @ 00:00

Nesta is currently working with leading innovation practitioners from around the world to define the key skills, attitudes and behaviours that public sector innovators combine in order to successfully solve public problems. In this blog we introduce a new competency framework that we are creating, and describe our plans for developing it further. In this blog we introduce a new competency framework that we are creating, and describe our plans for developing it further.

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What are the skills and attitudes for successful public problem solving?

​​Future Technology To Drive NHS Business Efficiencies

Monday 12 June 2017 @ 12:15

With London Tech Week 2017 underway to celebrate examples of cutting-edge innovation across different sectors, David Morris, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Managing Director, looks at the new back office technology that is helping to deliver a fit-for-future health service.

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​​Future Technology To Drive NHS Business Efficiencies

Skills for Health announces acceptance on the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace

Tuesday 06 June 2017 @ 10:48

We are pleased to announce that Skills for Health has been accepted as a supplier on the Government’s latest Digital Marketplace, G-cloud framework: G-cloud 9. From 22nd of May, 2017, public sector organisations will have easy access to Skills for Health’s e-rostering solutions (DRS and Realtime Rostering) and e-learning solutions. The UK Government G-cloud framework simplifies the process for public sector organisations to purchase digital products. Using this framework, buyers are able to purchase digital products faster and cheaper than entering into individual procurement contracts.

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Skills for Health announces acceptance on the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace

Let’s Join the Campaign and Create More Good Work

Monday 22 May 2017 @ 15:27

The policy world may have taken a pause, with the calling of a snap election, but our work advancing the importance and value of good work must press ahead as nothing in the modern global economy ever stops. In particular we have been delighted to support the #GoodWorkis… social media campaign initiated by Matthew Taylor, which seeks to recognise and celebrate the importance and value of creating more Good Work.


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Let’s Join the Campaign and Create More Good Work

YPO helps public sector save £20m on water bill

Monday 08 May 2017 @ 10:07

Wakefield based buying organisation YPO is helping the public sector save over £20m on its water bill over the next four years after joining forces with the government’s procurement agency, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS).

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YPO helps public sector save £20m on water bill

Devolution Disconnected: Political Priority, Public Apathy

Wednesday 12 April 2017 @ 00:00

A state of the nation report on devolution in England, published today by GK Strategy, has found that whilst the agenda continues to be a political priority for the Government, the prospect of further powers and accountability being shifted to a local level has failed to capture the public’s attention. The report argues that devolution has so far failed to win over the hearts and mind of people because of a consistent reluctance by Whitehall to relinquish control over public spending. 

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Devolution Disconnected: Political Priority, Public Apathy

Latest White-Paper: How to accelerate local government transformation

Tuesday 28 March 2017 @ 12:06


Are local authorities fit for the 21st century? – This paper explains how Communication-based technologies can provide cost savings, deliver a better citizen experience, and improve the way services are delivered in local government.

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Latest White-Paper: How to accelerate local government transformation

Why Government Action is Needed to Enable Gigabit Britain

Monday 20 March 2017 @ 00:00

The techUK’s Good to Great Connectivity Campaign Week is a timely reminder that there is still much to do in order to get the UK’s infrastructure closer to where it needs to be. When compared to our international peers (and competitors) the UK does not currently stack up well….

Guest blog by Steve Holford, Hyperoptic’s Chief Customer Officer for techUK's "Good to Great Connectivity for the UK" Week. #ConnectedFuture

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Why Government Action is Needed to Enable Gigabit Britain

OS data helps get Cleveland Police out on the beat

Wednesday 08 March 2017 @ 00:00

Cleveland Police have used OS data to add value to their information systems, helping streamline practices and saving hundreds of hours of officer time spent on administrative tasks.

 

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OS data helps get Cleveland Police out on the beat

GDPR Toolkit

Monday 06 March 2017 @ 00:00

GDPR Toolkit Checklist: Latest Essential Guidance

Understand the key themes surrounding the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) with this latest Toolkit. As an organisation within the public sector, this resource will enable you to understand the legal framework that has been recently issued within the EU and will become applicable in 2018.

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GDPR Toolkit

SPORTCEL deliver Eleven sponsors for the National Apprenticeship Awards

Wednesday 15 February 2017 @ 00:00

Aidan Day, Joint Managing Director of SPORTCEL, said: “We are delighted to secure eleven sponsors to the NAS Awards which include prestigious international and FTSE 100 organisations.

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SPORTCEL deliver Eleven sponsors for the National Apprenticeship Awards

The Government Digital Workspace for Dummies

Friday 03 February 2017 @ 12:00

Today’s government agencies are experiencing a seismic shift in computing capabilities, core processes, and personnel workstyles. The consumerisation of mobile devices and around‐the‐clock advances in end‐user computing technology is driving entirely new IT and operational models.

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The Government Digital Workspace for Dummies

Simplified Authentication Procurement with TRUSTnet®

Monday 09 January 2017 @ 16:09
TRUSTnet® is a service for public and private sector organisations in the UK. This service has been procured, on behalf of other contracting authorities through an EU compliant OJEU procedure (2013/S 245-427165) by the providers of the London Grid for Learning Ltd (LGfL) service in order to be able to offer the same excellent range of services to across all public sector bodies.
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Simplified Authentication Procurement with TRUSTnet®

Supporting Long Term Multiple Role Recruitment at University of Birmingham

Tuesday 29 November 2016 @ 13:25

20+ new staff members recruited in 4 different IT Divisions over a 2-year period for Project based work with roles varying from technical positions such as Infrastructure Support & Development to functional roles such as Business Analysts and Project Manager.

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Supporting Long Term Multiple Role Recruitment at University of Birmingham

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - When playing a game is a serious business…

Friday 25 November 2016 @ 00:00

A fun board game about asset management may sound pretty much like a contradiction. Synergy however, is a board game where teams spend Sellafield-minted money, worth £millions, on a range of facilities and infrastructure for the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - When playing a game is a serious business…

A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout project scoops four major National Award wins in 2016

Thursday 27 October 2016 @ 11:57

Clearview 
IntelligenceAn innovative and original approach to reducing lane transgression on a multi-lane roundabout has continued to attract widespread industry recognition throughout 2016 with four independent awards, including most recently the National Transport Award for the most Innovative Transport Project.

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A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout project scoops four major National Award wins in 2016

SMS authentication on the way out

Sunday 16 October 2016 @ 13:10

VerisecTo log in using one-time passwords via SMS has been a popular method for businesses, governments and banks that want to increase security instead of logging in with fixed passwords. While this method is generally considered more secure than fixed passwords, and good enough security for many applications, new threats have exposed serious vulnerabilities in the messaging infrastructure.

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SMS authentication on the way out

Chancellor opens new UKAS headquarters

Monday 03 October 2016 @ 14:22

The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Chancellor of the Exchequer declared the new offices of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) officially open for business on Friday 16th September 2016.  

Based in Staines-upon- Thames, the modern offices are located in Mr Hammond’s constituency of Runnymede and Weybridge.

 
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Chancellor opens new UKAS headquarters

MeetingZone@Government ICT 2.0

Wednesday 21 September 2016 @ 13:22

@ Government ICT 2.0 - QEII Conference Centre,
Wednesday, 28th September

MeetingZone work closely with public sector organisations to provide workplace collaboration and communications services that help people connect, communicate and collaborate productively. We’re experts in WebEx and Skype for Business, which we combine with our Telephone Conferencing and personal service.

Why not visit us at stand #28 at Government ICT 2.0 2016.  

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MeetingZone@Government ICT 2.0

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Completed on Time and In Budget

Wednesday 17 August 2016 @ 00:00

Potter Raper Partnership is pleased to announce that the first handover of residential units at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hackney Road, was recently completed completed on time and in budget. The hospital opened in 1866 after a cholera outbreak and provided specialised paediatric care for the children in the East End.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Completed on Time and In Budget

Latest Guide to GDPR Grade Security for Government

Monday 18 July 2016 @ 15:02

In a society of ever changing regulation and compliance one thing is certain; your data is precious.

Everyone desires your data. Foreign governments, your government, bad people pretending to be good people, search engines trying to optimise advertisements. Data can be seen as a commodity to be traded, often to the highest bidder. How do you maintain ownership of your data, and secure citizen trust through a zero-breach policy?

 

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Latest Guide to GDPR Grade Security for Government

LowCVP Conference, 30th June - Last Few Days to Book!

Sunday 26 June 2016 @ 00:00

LowCVP Conference, 30 June - last few days to book!

There's just a few more days to book and limited space left for the LowCVP's Annual Conference which takes place this Thursday, 30 June. The Conference will feature new thinking on automated & connected vehicles and their potential implications for cutting carbon. Find out how the UK is placed to develop and benefit from the low carbon propulsion technologies of the future and hear views on the implications for the sector following the vote for 'Brexit'.

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LowCVP Conference, 30th June - Last Few Days to Book!

In Sight, In Touch, In Depth, In Leeds:Tuesday, 28 June 16:30, Leeds

Tuesday 07 June 2016 @ 16:18

As effortless as it is awe-inspiring, the latest advances in communication are here. Already being used by your kids and already compatible with the devices on the market. They are primed and ready for business. 

Join Vapour Cloud and bleeding edge tech providers Content Guru and Spearhead Interactive for an evening of innovation at the White Cloth Gallery, Leeds.

 

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In Sight, In Touch, In Depth, In Leeds:Tuesday, 28 June 16:30, Leeds

Counting the Cost of Debt Recovery

Thursday 12 May 2016 @ 11:02

Local authorities and  energy companies are two of the worst sectors in the UK when it comes to collecting debt - often subjecting customers to inaccurate billing, deploying overly aggressive tactics and following recovery procedures which make customers feel embarrassed, according to new research. 

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Counting the Cost of Debt Recovery

2016 Budget Impacts on Engagement of Public Sector Temporary Workers

Friday 22 April 2016 @ 15:02

2016 Budget Impact on Engagement of Public Sector Temporary Workers:

Do you know what your responsibilities, risks and liabilities are?

Last month’s budget contained measures to change how the IR35 status of contractors providing services to public sector clients must be assessed – putting financial liability on clients and recruitment agencies to ensure this tax legislation is correctly applied.

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2016 Budget Impacts on Engagement of Public Sector Temporary Workers

Is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) a Catalyst For Public Sector Transformation?

Tuesday 12 April 2016 @ 10:00

What is Robotic Process Automation? If you’ve heard the term ‘Robotic Process Automation’ (RPA) and wondering what it’s all about – look no further...

Robotic process automation (RPA) technology is revolutionising the way we think about and administer business processes, back-office operations, IT support processes, workflow processes and remote infrastructure.

 

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Is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) a Catalyst For Public Sector Transformation?

The Workplace Wellbeing Charter, National Award for England

Wednesday 23 March 2016 @ 10:18

This is an opportunity for employers to show that they are committed to the health and well-being of their workplace. Support is available to help businesses gain a workplace accreditation. Information about the accreditation including a free self-assessment tool can be found on the national website for Workplace Wellbeing

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The Workplace Wellbeing Charter, National Award for England

Certified Cyber Security Consultancy

Thursday 11 February 2016 @ 12:20

Stratia Consulting Ltd are proud to announce that after a rigorous paper-based and interview selection process it has achieved certification by CESG for the new Certified Cyber Security Consultancy  framework and is in the first tranche of companies to achieve this new standard with multiple Head Consultants. 

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Certified Cyber Security Consultancy

Data Management and Business Intelligence Reseller included in G-Cloud 7

Thursday 21 January 2016 @ 15:10

UK Data Management and Business Intelligence (BI) reseller, Orion & Associates, a dedicated Data Management and BI solution provider, is pleased to announce its award of G-Cloud 7 for the provision of Software as a Service.Orion & Associates works collaboratively with its clients to deliver successful data and business analytics solutions that address each customers’ unique challenges.

Orion & Associates works collaboratively with its clients to deliver successful data and business analytics solutions that address each customers’ unique challenges.

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Data Management and Business Intelligence Reseller included in G-Cloud 7

London Borough of Brent becomes the UK’s 1st Cashless Council

Sunday 10 January 2016 @ 12:00

A number of Local Authorities across the UK have trialled cashless systems across different areas such for catering, parking and payments with limited adoption and success  but the London Borough of Brent is the UK's first genuine Cashless Local Authority as a result of working with MasterCard and Prepaid Financial Services  to design and launch a number of social disbursement prepaid card programmes.

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London Borough of Brent becomes the UK’s 1st Cashless Council

Genomics England Selects Skyscape to Support 100,000 Genomes Project

Monday 14 December 2015 @ 10:04

Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today announced that it has been chosen by Genomics England to deliver Compute-as-a-Service solutions to support the 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to make the UK a world leader in genomics research.

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Genomics England Selects Skyscape to Support 100,000 Genomes Project

WiredGov Appointed Media Partner to the 5th Annual Public Sector ICT Summit

Friday 04 December 2015 @ 09:07

WiredGov Appointed Media Partner to the 5th Annual Public Sector ICT Summit 

The fifth annual Public Sector ICT Summit will enable digital, technology and data leaders to shape the debate about the future of Government policy. With the wider roll out of platforms imminent, effective transition from legacy systems a political necessity and the use of data the subject of vigorous discussion, the Summit presents an opportunity to assess the progress and influence the development of ICT strategy.

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council selects Civica Digital Solutions to underpin its transformation programme

Wednesday 02 December 2015 @ 00:00

Civica, a market leader in specialist software, technology and outsourcing services which help organisations to transform the way they work, has been selected by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to modernise all customer contact and deliver a more tailored, personalised and digital approach, focused on self-service.

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Echo Wins Major Contract with Standards & Testing Agency

Monday 30 November 2015 @ 14:48

Outsourced customer contact specialist, Echo Managed Services, has won a major contract with the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) to provide a helpline service across the whole of England.

Under the agreement, Echo will provide STA with a helpline which will provide targeted support and advice on tests and assessments across the national curriculum, from the early years foundation stage, up to key stage 3.

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Echo Wins Major Contract with Standards & Testing Agency
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