Test and Trace hired £40,000-a-day digital team after failure ‘to source civil servants with these skills’
Procurement data reveals consultancy brought in to cover six-month drive to recruit specialists
All adults aged over 45 can now book an appointment to be immunised
Paper urges overhaul of financial planning system
Thirteen million consultations took place in person in February
Opposition parties and its own MPs may vote against plans when given the chance to do so
Market research contracts worth £15m awarded
Former NCSC bigwig Chloe Squires joins Home Office
Department replaces existing arrangement with contract under new terms
MHCLG announces it will not proceed with plans
Government says those requiring a new document should get online ASAP
PublicTechnology sits down with ONS statisticians to learn more about the organisation’s Faster Indicators programme
Daljit Rehal tells PublicTechnology about his priorities for the tax agency’s digital services and its programme to reform billions of pounds of tech procurement
A range of experts from across the public sector digital and data scene tell us about their inspirations and the changes they would like to see before IWD 2022
Interview: deputy national statistician on legacy tech, lockdowns and a ‘leap forward’ for government’s use of data
Alison Pritchard talks to PublicTechnology about plans for the 2021 census, ensuring public trust in statistics – and her next epic boat journey
A new report from the Alan Turing Institute identifies a worrying gender imbalance in a fast-growing and significant sector. PublicTechnology talks to the report’s authors about the scale of the problem and how it might be addressed.
More than 20 million UK citizens have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app. One of the leaders of the development process tells PublicTechnology about its impact and future plans.
Coronavirus has shown the power of data and, according to Sue Daley of techUK, it is crucial that the UK implements the right laws to govern its use and protection
The health service’s IT infrastructure badly needs an update. But modernisation efforts must not focus solely on the technology, believes Matt Fetzer of Reform.
The national plan for the UK’s data needs could learn from the successful vaccine rollout by prioritising experts and practitioners, according to Dan Klein of Zühlke UK
Nimmi Patel of techUK on how its members are beginning to have important conversations about equality, and what the industry body can do to help
The soon-to-launch Aria should be equipped with the right model and resources to be pioneering, but accountable, according to Public founder Daniel Korski
While other countries adapted seamlessly to digital doctors' consultations and online teaching, coronavirus showed how little progress the UK has really made, believes Jack Perschke of netcompany