Department is unable to share information on numbers of asylum applicants granted right to work as case files are only in hard-copy or other non-reportable formats
Procurement vehicle to offer services and tools to assist citizens that struggle with digital
Refurbished machines donated via charity the Turing Foundation
Tax agency looks to invest in cryptoanalysis tool
Machines will eliminate need for heavy cones to be manually laid on busy roads
Stats show that increased numbers of callers to urgent advice line are enduring lengthy waiting times or giving up on their call
‘No change to digital approach’ – Home Office quashes suggestion of physical settled status documents
Government responds to comments made by European parliament’s Brexit chief
Highlands and Islands Enterprise to run scheme looking at how new tech could be used in seafood sector
Role comes with a remit to oversee the work of 140 staff across four areas
Company secures four-year engagement
With ambitious plans for digital infrastructure, online services, and cloud migration, one local authority has a busy year ahead. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Completing our 2019 round-up with the rundown of the five biggest stories of the year
We round up the events and trends that shaped the year
The Scottish Information Commissioner discusses the impact to date of freedom of information legislation and how he wants the law to operate in the future
The digital agency is aiming to raise awareness of the issues faced by many citizens and ensure that their physical or cognitive conditions are no barrier to using government’s online services. PublicTechnology went along to find out more.
PublicTechnology research reveals that, as authorities entered the last weeks of Windows 7 support, vast swathes of their computers were still running the decade-old OS
If councils wish to make their digital ambitions a reality, senior managers need to familiarise themselves with digital ways of working and the role they should play, believes Alex Yedigaroff of dxw
An information monopoly is a danger that must be taken seriously, argues Simon Hansford of UKCloud
Any government reform must empower policymakers to consider the needs of both citizens and their digital colleagues, according to Sam Menter of Mace&Menter
Georgina Maratheftis of techUK runs through a busy and productive month of partnerships for the local authority digital and technology sector
In 2017, the NHS was the most high-profile victim of an international cyberattack. With the imminent phasing-out of support for Windows 7, Guinevere Poncia asks how government institutions are keeping pace with cyberthreats
Improving its online offering has enabled the department to make life easier for citizens and its own staff. Lead delivery manager Alan Soulsby talks us through the project.