Worcestershire County Council is well on its way to having 100 per cent of its services online by 2017. How are they planning to hit this ambitious goal? read more ..
Digitisation featured heavily in today’s Autumn Statement and Spending Review, with Chancellor George Osborne allocating £450m to the Government Digital Service (GDS) and announcing an investment of £1.3 billion in HMRC to create personalised digital tax accounts. read more ..
The government’s GOV.UK website has now reached the milestone of two billion visits, three years after it launched.
Cybersecurity hits are coming fast, with scarcely a week going by without a massive hack. To tackle this, the UK is doubling the amount it spends on cybersecurity over the next five years. This comes amid warnings that terrorist groups such as ISIS are working on building their capability to launch cyber-attacks.
The pressures on public services mean it’s no longer enough just to do things better; government must think differently to make the transformation that’s so urgently needed.
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The government has reacted to the public’s escalating fears over cyber security with the launch of a Cyber Governance Health Check aimed at boosting the defences of FTSE 350 companies.
The government’s drive to encourage digital innovation is hitting a snag on silicon roundabout, thanks to rocketing rent prices, according to research from accountancy group UHY Hacker Young.
Small businesses up and down the country have benefited from the governments Broadband Connection Voucher scheme, with SMEs gaining on average £1,300 a year in profit through the initiative.
Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has signed an agreement with EMIS Health to jointly offer funding towards Pharmacy Access, a software package to enable local community pharmacies and GPs to securely share patient information and streamline the ordering and auditing of repeat prescriptions.
HMRC has announced the next step in its ten-year modernisation programme, which includes investment in new online services, data analytics, new compliance techniques, new skills and new ways of working, designed to make it easier for people to pay their tax.
The public sector is working hard to drive digital transformation. What are the key challenges faced by UK businesses and how can they be best supported to capitalise on the growing digital economy?
Government data spanning more than 40 years is set to be released for public online viewing by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as part of its open data campaign.
Finance teams throughout the public sector are doing some amazing work in challenging circumstances and we reckon it’s time they were celebrated.
BT has hit back at claims from Vodafone’s CEO Vittorio Colao that it is trying to gain complete control of the telecoms market, just two weeks after its EE takeover bid was cleared by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA).
In today’s digital age, it’s crucial that the NHS and healthcare providers embrace new technologies in order to deliver digital health services that can transform how they work, improve patient experience and enable patients to manage their health and care. But are these technologies secure?
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