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Peers launch first probe into lessons for public services from COVID-19

Reporter: Stuart Littleford – News

Peers have launched a new inquiry to ask what lessons for our public services can be learned from the coronavirus pandemic.

The House of Lords Select Committee on Public Services, set up to examine the transformation of public services to ensure that they are fit for the 21st century, will

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Covid fighting UK innovation gains export success

ProGuard+ arriving in Spain

Reporter: Allan Roach – Sponsored

Evolve Scientific Products (ESP) based in Chesterfield has announced an international order for its ProGuard+ multi-surface cleaner. A surface cleaner that provides long-lasting effective protection against the Covid-19 virus that could make moving towards an end of lockdown safer and securer for everybody, particularly those

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Health and Wellbeing: Why it’s good to talk during the Coronavirus pandemic

Reporter: Graham Jarvis, Freelance Business and Technology Journalist for GPSJ – News

There is nothing better than being able to walk out of the house to exercise in the park, the countryside or even to stroll by the sea. Just the ability to go outside gives us a new sense of perspective, and enables us

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Universal Partners FX Working for Free to Help Vital Suppliers During COVID-19

Reporter: Allan Roach – Sponsored

Universal Partners FX (UPFX) is delivering foreign exchange services, at zero profit to the company, to all organisations bringing in vital COVID-19 equipment. This service is listed by The Crown Commercial Service, the official procurement body. The founders of UPFX, Dhaval Patel and Oliver Carson, introduced the extraordinary measure to

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Knowsley Council announces extra funding to support under pressure Adult Social Care system

Reporter: Stuart Littleford – News

As a result of the increasing pressures being placed on the Adult Social Care system as a result of COVID-19, Knowsley Council has allocated funding and agreed system changes to enhance its support for care providers across the Borough.

These enhancements recognise the increasing demand on services, higher than usual

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Nottingham launches COVID-19 fundraising appeal

VC Professor Shearer West

Reporter: Stuart Littleford – News

An online fundraising appeal to support coronavirus (COVID-19) research and ease student hardship has been launched by the University of Nottingham.

The University is at the forefront of global efforts to understand and control the coronavirus pandemic, with a multidisciplinary team working to find the

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Innovative Covid-19 service tackles the pathogen and the fear

Reporter: Stacy Clarke – Advertorial

A leading emergency soft FM specialist has launched a disinfection and testing service that aims to deliver industry-leading Covid-19 protection and help employers reduce the anxiety of staff and clients as workplaces reopen after lockdown.

The three-step process, developed by SafeGroup Services Ltd, involves a premises deep clean and a

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Are you ready for the Cloud?

Reporter: Allan Roach – Advertorial

Over ninety-two percent of midsize businesses use at least one cloud-based application. And the majority of enterprises expect at least half of their management infrastructure to be cloud-based. Cloud-managed networking, often provided “as-a-service,” is rapidly growing in popularity.

What is cloud-managed networking?

Cloud-managed networking is commonly used when referring

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KNIGHTHOOD FOR COLONEL TOM MOORE

Colonel Tom Moore (left) with General Mark Carleton-Smith, CGS – (photo courtesy of the MoD)

Reporter: Stuart Littleford – News

Hero fundraiser Colonel Tom Moore is to be knighted, following a special nomination from the Prime Minister.

Col Tom, who celebrated his 100th birthday last month, is to be recognised for his extraordinary fundraising

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How Digital Twins Can Transform Government and Society

Sascha Giese, Head Geek™, SolarWinds

By Sascha Giese, Head Geek™, SolarWinds

Imagine being able to design a digital version of just about anything in the real world, infuse it with data, and use the knowledge it provides to create or improve its real-life physical entity. This is the concept behind “digital twins,” which first

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Historic Immigration Bill returns to Parliament

The Bill takes back control of UK borders and paves the way for a new points-based immigration system

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

The Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2020 introduced on 5 March will have its Second Reading in the House of Commons today (Monday 18 May)

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allpay Launches Event Driven Payment Analytics

Real-Time Payment Notifications provide real-time updates on card acceptance transactions

Payment specialist allpay limited, has launched Event Driven Payment Analytics. Real-time payment notifications now provide instant updates on card acceptance and payment transactions.

Teejay Townsend, card acceptance product manager allpay explains: “We are now offering this new feature to update organisations instantly on payments made

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New Book: Why Alec Wilson was thrown out of MI6 during the Second World War

New edition of a biography of Alexander Wilson throws new light on how and why the ‘Alec Wilson’ of the BBC series ‘Mrs Wilson’ was thrown out of MI6 during the Second World War.

The book reveals he could have been unfairly discredited because of mistakes by the country’s intelligence agencies.

Professor Tim Crook of

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Bridgeworks COVID-19 Offer supplied by the UK Crown Commercial Services Office

The race is on to find a vaccine to COVID-19 and big data analysis is at the forefront of data modelling trends of the pandemic.

The Crown Commercial Services office has selected Bridgeworks to offer the NHS and qualifying medical research organisations data management services over the next twelve months, at no cost.

Bridgeworks letter

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