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OggaDoon shares success from work with MOD and Logiq Consulting on the Secure by Design launch

OggaDoon, the leading Bristol-based PR agency, has shared highlights from their time working with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Logiq Consulting where they provided marketing and PR services to launch Secure by Design, UK Defence’s new approach to cyber security risk management. The collaboration saw OggaDoon research and produce a complex marketing and

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Fusion21 invites bids for £80 million Lifts Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the fourth generation of its Lifts Framework worth up to £80 million over four years and is now inviting bids from interested contractors and consultants of any size, providing local, regional or national coverage.

The framework is designed to deliver lift related works and services to

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CONCRETE ASSURANCE FOR BUILDING FIRE SAFETY

A new guide outlining how concrete construction is best placed to meet the requirements of the Building Safety Regulator has been published by the British Association of Reinforcement (BAR).

The Building Safety Regulator is the Building Control Authority for higher-risk buildings. This includes buildings that are at least 18 metres in height or at

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By Futureproofing Outdoor Lighting, Zhaga Promotes a Circular Economy

A circular economy is an economic system that aims to limit the consumption of resources and materials and avoid landfilling waste. At Zhaga, the global lighting-industry consortium with the mission of standardising the interfaces of components of LED luminaires, we call this market framework ‘circularity lighting’.

“Circularity lighting encompasses products and systems that support the

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Matrix Teams Up with The Apprentice Star, Tim Campbell, to Support National Interview Week

Matrix steps forward as a strategic partner for National Interview Week, a ground-breaking education initiative aimed at bridging the gap between education and career

Tim Campbell

Matrix, one of the UK’s leading Workforce Management companies, is proud to announce its strategic partnership with National Interview Week, a pioneering education and early

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Negotiation, mind games and guessing – a myth exploded

Andy Archibald, Scotwork UK

By Andy Archibald, Senior Consultant at Scotwork UK

It has been a long time coming but next year will mark a significant change in the way that the public sector buys in a whole host of situations.

Transforming Public Procurement is designed to simplify and modernise the way procurement

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Step Up Stay Safe

Peoplesafe partners with Crimestoppers to tackle the growing crisis in employee safety

A NEW initiative from Peoplesafe working with the charity Crimestoppers, highlights the long overdue call to UK employers to step up and do more to protect their people, not just at work, but out of hours too.

Peoplesafe, the UK’s leading provider of

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Improving customer trust is the top priority for AV professionals

High-trust organisations believe technology choices play a vital part in securing customer trust

For nearly three quarters of AV professionals (70%) improving customer trust is the number one priority when selecting new collaboration and communication tech, beating other options such as increasing efficiency (69%) and increasing productivity (68%). That’s according to a new ‘Trusted Connections

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Closing the Gap: In a turbulent economic environment, how can a more agile supply chain deliver business growth?

Claire Agutter

In the volatility of today’s international markets, businesses need to be agile and responsive and supply chain flexibility has emerged as a game-changer. “The ability of a business and its capacity to swiftly adjust supply chain operations in response to unpredictable market demands and supply-side disruptions can be make or break

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Sport England’s Moving Communities Platform Provides Critical Data to Secure New Funding for Swimming Pools in England

Moving Communities participation, financial and social value data offered key evidence to unlock new £63 million fund for leisure centres with pools Data shows pool usage highest among older adults, women and under 16s and contributed to more than £833 million in social value in 2022 – 85% of the total for the sector

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Public Sector: How to lay the foundations of successful digital transformation projects

Nick-Denning

Nick Denning, CEO of IT consultancy Diegesis and veteran of multiple transformation projects, shares his tips on how to build success from the start.

No one begins a transformation project aiming for it to fail, but many are challenged because the right foundations have not been laid. Government organisations, suppliers and partners

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Senior appointment at Channel 3 Consulting strengthens its foothold in social care sector

CHANNEL 3 CONSULTING has recruited Leo Jones, a former deputy director of children’s services, as a partner to support the company’s continued growth and further strengthen its position in the social care sector.

A qualified social worker and children’s services manager with over 20 years’ experience across consulting and the public sector, Jones will also

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Chubb strengthens senior leadership team in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Chubb’s senior leaders (from left to right) David Dunnagan, Gary Moffatt, and Terry Sallas

Chubb, one of the UK’s leading fire safety and security solutions provider, has strengthened its senior leadership team with a number of significant appointments.

Following the recent senior executive hires and promotions for Chubb Group globally, the UK and

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Why marketing matters for health tech start-ups and scale-ups

Mark Venables (left) and Dr Alastair Kirby

Dr Alastair Kirby, Industry and Technology Navigator at Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN) reflects on why effective marketing is crucial to the success of new products and how innovators can kick start their marketing activities. Why am I not being noticed?

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Sodexo awarded contract with The Insolvency Service

Sodexo has been awarded a three-year contract with The Insolvency Service to provide strategic programme and advisory services to support the organisation’s ‘Transforming Workplaces Project’.

Partnering with Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), global construction and property consultancy, Sodexo’s Property Professional Services business and RLB will support The Insolvency Service to rationalise and transform its existing

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With agency worker placements increasing in London borough councils, Mark Porter, Head of HR Operations at OneSource explains how the right recruitment technology can help to identify and consequently reduce that trend

Mark Porter

We’ve all needed agency workers in the past to fill recruitment gaps or cover peaks in workload, I acknowledge that there will always be a need for temporary workers in some respect however, there is fine line between this and an overreliance. It’s no secret that the public sector faces high

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Circular highways is a necessity not an aspiration – and it’s within our grasp

Professor John Read, General Manager, Specialities Technology at Shell

By: Professor John Read, General Manager, Specialities Technology at Shell

Shell is helping power the journey towards a circular paving industry with Shell Bitumen LT R, a new product for roads that uses plastics destined for landfill as part of the additives

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Why it’s time for the public sector to verify identity remotely

By Barley Laing, the UK Managing Director at Melissa

The pandemic, along with improving technology driving digitalisation, has seen the public sector place many of their services online.

Unfortunately, fraud has always been a big issue in the public sector – something that’s been exacerbated by services quickly going online during the health crisis. The

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Synalogik raises £3m in Series A Funding round led by Bill Currie and former Tesco CEO, Sir Terry Leahy

Investment will enable the company to further enhance its software solution Scout®. A data aggregation, risk identification and reporting platform that currently allows organisations to more effectively carry out compliance checks, investigations and make intelligent decisions.

Synalogik, the company whose Scout® data automation platform allows organisations to aggregate data, identify risk and create reports,

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Bevan Brittan’s procurement lawyers listed in Who’s Who Legal

Emily Heard

Four Bristol-based lawyers from national law firm Bevan Brittan are included in Who’s Who Legal 2021, a prestigious international guide to the legal profession.

The four colleagues from Bevan Brittan’s procurement practice are included in the guide’s government contracts section, which is based on feedback from lawyers and in-house counsel from

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