NHS signs £400k deal to clear backlog of online content reviews

4 October 2022

Online information on health conditions and treatments is supposed to be reviewed every three years

UK 5G networks: Ministers ‘taking time to consider all representations – including from Huawei’

4 October 2022

Minister claims government has already had ‘a number of follow-up conversations’ with vendors and is mulling final decision

Departments asked to set out additional savings – alongside growth plans

30 September 2022

Agencies will be tasked with both identifying efficiencies and ways in which they can support chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s ambitions to increase GDP

Covid contracts: PAC chair calls out use of procurement short-cuts

29 September 2022

Meg Hillier claims that massive deals were awarded with competition as emergency measures were used for longer than required

EXCL: Trader woes – inside customs firms’ months of HMRC struggle

30 September 2022

As work continues on the imminent switch-off of the UK’s 30-year-old customs IT platform, many of its users believed that issues with government internal systems meant that they too were facing imminent closure. PublicTechnology investigates.

‘These are fundamental to empowering individuals’ – ICO takes action against departments and councils over data requests

28 September 2022

Ministry of Defence and Home Office are among those reprimanded over major backlogs that caused ‘significant distress’ to individuals. PublicTechnology finds out more.

Departments vary in civil servants’ enthusiasm to return to Whitehall HQs

15 September 2022

Department for Education’s Sanctuary Buildings saw occupancy double after Jacob Rees-Mogg’s letter in mid-April

‘Sustained leadership and focus’ – how the government can keep its data ambitions on track

8 September 2022

PublicTechnology listened in as senior officials and commercial partners got together to discuss how better sharing and use of data can help transform citizen services

Singapore: How a 'government concierge' is helping close the digital exclusion gap

6 September 2022

The Government Digital Service recently renewed its collaboration agreement with an overseas counterpart whose achievements it would surely love to emulate. PublicTechnology finds out more.

Government’s cyber plan delivers ‘a complete revolution in how we provide assurance’

26 August 2022

The recently published Government Cyber Security Strategy set out a range of ambitions to make the public sector safer. PublicTechnology gathered a panel of experts to find out more about how it will do so.

Local authorities and their suppliers must connect the digitally excluded

1 August 2022

Various vulnerable groups are among those at risk of lacking the connectivity or skills to engage with public services, according to Graham Cutting of Cantium

Government can help make the UK a world-leader in quantum technology

13 July 2022

A pipeline of both technical and commercial skills, and proper consideration of the ethical implications is needed to ensure organisations are not left behind, according to Laura Foster of techUK

How early engagement can give a glimpse of students’ academic future

6 July 2022

Data analytics is key to ensuring that students continue to progress throughout their studies, according to Helen Higson of Aston Business School

Is the UK ready for the future of compute?

17 June 2022

The government’s upcoming review should consider ways to increase the country’s computing capacity, believes Laura Foster of techUK

Social value: public sector must demand more – and tech suppliers need to deliver

8 June 2022

SMEs and other providers should embrace the new mandates for IT firms to demonstrate social value, according to Alex Jackson of dxw

The time is now for private network adoption

23 May 2022

New forms of infrastructure can help improve public services, according to Sophie James of techUK