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Bright Initiative: Global data for good Initiative expands support for the UK’s National Data Strategy with new partnerships

Bright Initiative has joined the UK Government-backed Data Skills Taskforce to help tackle the UK’s data skills challenges Initiative also set to begin work with members of the UK Parliament on an inquiry investigating issues around governance and ethics in data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) New collaborations complement ongoing support for UK Government officials

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BRADSHAW TO SHOWCASES INNOVATIVE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS AT ITT HUB 2022

Goupil Utility Vehicles to take centre stage on Bradshaw stand

The UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles, Bradshaw, is set to exhibit its range of Goupil utility vehicles at one of the industry’s leading trade shows, ITT Hub on Stand No: A332

The two-day show, which takes place on the 11th/12th May at the

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LGfL to bolster public sector online defences in response to National Cyber Security Centre alert to act now following Russia’s attack on Ukraine

“LGfL-The National Grid for Learning is set to bolster public sector online defences in response to the National Cyber Security Centre’s alert to act now following Russia’s attack on the Ukraine,” says John Jackson, CEO, whose organisation has stepped up its cybersecurity resilience package to include monitoring, identification, sandboxing1 and the eradication of ever-evolving threats

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Increasing children in care – the causes, the problems, and the solution

Danny Wilson, head of children’s residential at Bedspace

By Danny Wilson, head of children’s residential at Bedspace

Before the pandemic, Local Authorities in England were already under significant pressure, as budget cuts made the increasing number of children being put into care difficult to manage. Following nearly two years of Covid restrictions and lockdowns

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Why Complex Public Sector IT Needs Full-Stack Observability

By Sascha Giese, Head Geek™ at SolarWinds

Organisations across the public sector are embracing digital transformation, and as a result, IT infrastructure is becoming more complex. On top of significant levels of legacy hardware and software to manage, the addition of various cloud-based services means IT professionals are looking after a diverse set of technologies—from

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Sportsafe’s longstanding working relationship with ESPO continues

Wayne Fowler – Sportsafe Service, Repair and Maintenance Engineer ESPO accreditation

Sportsafe have been working closely with ESPO for over 20 years, and the company’s uninterrupted delivery of gymnasium and fitness equipment maintenance services is set to continue as they retain their position on ESPO framework 107.

Framework 107, Inspection and Maintenance of Indoor

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ACCELERATING TRANSFORMATION IN PUBLIC SECTOR THROUGH EMPOWERING YOUR PEOPLE AND THE MAGIC OF PURPOSE AND CLARITY

Trueman Change are delighted to announce the launch of their new change methodology, derived from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – The Trueman Change Way. This is a people-first approach, created from the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and implemented into change accelerator programmes to ensure transformation can continue to happen faster and

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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals goes ‘live’ with CCube Solutions’ EDRMS to deliver digital records and enhance patient care

50,000 paper files already scanned and made available electronically to clinicians

CCube Solutions announces today that Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has implemented its electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) to store legacy and day-forward paper medical records as part of a substantial investment to deliver digitally-enabled care.

The EDRMS project

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Seven areas of UK under serious water stress

Can government and public sector organisations do more to protect national water supplies?

Smarti Environmental, the UK’s leading waterless urinal provider, is urging government and public sector organisations to play their part in the battle against needless water wastage following World Water Day and the Environment Secretary Minister Rebecca Pow’s call for the greater adoption

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Is your department and supply chain ready for the changes to the Government’s new cyber certification scheme?

By Dave Woodfine, Co-founder and Managing Director at Cyber Security Associates

Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum named cyber security failures as one of the biggest threats facing international governments and business, and the UK is no exception. The UK’s public sector is currently facing a rise in the number of cyber security incidents.

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Council promises to act on recommendations from pioneering community-based crime commission

New police officers, with Councillor Jas Athwal, Leader, London Borough of Redbridge (Photo: Andrew Baker)

An East London borough has adopted a pioneering, community-based approach to prevent and manage crime. In a move which could be replicated across the country, the London Borough of Redbridge is the first local authority to give residents a

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Schools to benefit from ‘below-cost’ laptops for remote learning as they prepare for potential new year Omicron closures

No child is to be left behind says edtech charity LGfL

As the Omicron variant surges and schools nationwide prepare for further disruption, potential closures, and a possible return to remote teaching and learning in 2022, edtech charity LGfL-The National Grid for Learning is once again stepping up support by offering thousands of

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Why the U.K. Public Sector Should Monitor U.S. Cybersecurity Trends

By Sascha Giese, Head Geek™ at SolarWinds

Like many countries around the world, the U.K. is familiar with following trends that originally emerged in the U.S. It’s a long-standing idea, amplified in recent years by increasing globalisation and the impact of digital transformation on society.

Take cybersecurity, for example, where the U.S. has been at

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Public sector urged to lead the way in land reuse

South Seeds raised beds, Glasgow – photo by Ryan Johnston

Land Reuse Month throws spotlight on redeveloping vacant sites

A month-long campaign will drive forward the message that the public sector has a key role to play in transforming vacant and derelict land across Scotland.

Land Reuse Month, hosted by the Scottish Land Commission,

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UK-wide medical imaging sharing system expands beyond hospitals to 500 institutions

The UK’s globally unique deployment of a medical imaging sharing system called the Sectra Image Exchange Portal has expanded to a record reach, easing the flow of important patient information beyond hospitals and supporting the pandemic response.

A UK-wide digital medical imaging sharing system, the largest of its kind anywhere in the

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Bristow & Sutor confirmed as headline sponsor at CIVEA Awards

The Bristow & Sutor Group has announced they will be the headline sponsor of the maiden CIVEA awards night and dinner, part of the forthcoming annual CIVEA Conference.

Reflection & Collection, the past, present and future of enforcement is set to be held in London at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent

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Airly wins in Birmingham and Warsaw as governments address air pollution

First step: Birmingham and Warsaw have adopted Airly air quality monitoring and controls Evidence: Cities that are monitoring and measuring air are the places where air quality improves the fastest, London shows largest improvement in Europe Innovation: Airly has created the world’s most detailed and comprehensive air quality solution for users around the world

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EFFECTIVE SEEKS TO ENERGISE SUPPORT TO HELP HOMES IN NEED

Effective Energy Group’s Help4Homes scheme is aimed at providing the help that will make a real difference for homes in fuel poverty

The Effective Energy Group has launched an innovative and holistic new scheme that provides energy saving advice, free heating, insulation and white goods and an income maximisation service for low-income and vulnerable

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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 to

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Skillsoft Releases New Report Exploring 2021 Learning Trends and the Future of Skill Building

Skillsoft’s Lean Into Learning: 2021 Annual Learning Report provides data and guidance for addressing skills gaps, hybrid learning, and the war for talent

Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL), a global leader in corporate digital learning, today released its Lean Into Learning: 2021 Annual Learning Report, exploring the top challenges and opportunities facing today’s workforce, as well as

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