Cabinet Office invests £140k in digital platform for officials to anonymously report bullying
Department invests in browser-based tool that can be accessed via intranet
Government high-tech hub in Birmingham garlanded as one of world’s leading workplaces
Government Property Agency facility is the most highly rated public-sector office in the world...
Scottish Government strives to save Amazon Inverclyde location
Minister vows to ‘leave no stone unturned’ in bid to safeguard 300 jobs at facility run by tech...
Courts service pauses implementation of IT system after clashes with union
Rollout of Common Platform is temporarily suspended after PCS members voted to strike
Court orders Home Office to hand over back pay to former employee that launched legal action
Former DDaT-focused accountant wins case brought after department cut her base salary
DWP signs potential £1m deal to measure and analyse employee experience
Department awards contract to specialist supplier – which will also lead a pilot of a more sophisticated customer feedback system
Statistics watchdog warns PM again over inaccurate claim on employment increase
In his ninth such proclamation in the last six months, Boris Johnson cited a rise of 500,000 since 2020 – rather than a decline of 588,000
DfE staff told to abandon homeworking and return en masse to offices ‘immediately’
Secretary of state grilled by MPs over department’s comparatively low proportion of employees going into the office
HMRC makes first seizure of non-fungible tokens in VAT fraud investigation
Tax agency becomes first public authority to seize digital tokens
Levelling-up plan looks to bring Silicon Valley to Solihull – but broadband ambitions now delayed by five years
Document pledges that three designated ‘innovation centres’ will learn from models of major US tech hubs and universities
‘Taking more control of IT strategy’ – HMRC reveals plan to close in-house tech firm RCDTS
Staff will either become civil servants or move over to commercial providers
DWP offers £105k for leader to ‘build world-class data function’
Position as head of data as a service represents a ‘once-in-a-career opportunity’, according to department
Home Office seeks deputy director for new emergency network
In-house role to manage suppliers to Emergency Services Network critical communications system
Will government reconsider digital-only status for EU nationals?
Having hitherto steadfastly maintained its opposition to issuing physical documents to recipients of EU settled status, the Home Office recently met with campaigners to listen to new proposals. PublicTechnology finds out more.
Cyber Week: DWP says security experts stopped ‘large attack’ from organised crime during UC surge
As the department processed 4.3 million new claims, fraudsters attempted to cash in
Scores of GDS staff moved to new Central Digital and Data Office
Responsibility for controls and standards has been taken on by new entity
HMRC renegotiates £94m AWS deal
Department replaces existing arrangement with contract under new terms
Faster Indicators: Why the ONS is checking CCTV footage for hints about the health of the economy
PublicTechnology sits down with ONS statisticians to learn more about the organisation’s Faster Indicators programme
Workplace safety regulator’s meetings closed to public for last year because of ‘tech limitations’
Minister explains failure to allow public access or publish any documentation
Does data science have a dangerous gender gap?
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.
DWP plans to hire hundreds of digital staff this year
Department seeks to enable ‘once-in-a-generation’ transformation
DWP buys 11,000 iPhones and IBM software support services
Department uses CCS framework agreements for two deals worth up to £8.43m
Union raises concerns over Cabinet Office bullying
Head of PCS union says that seeming drop in instances of bullying does ‘not reflect the sad reality’
CCS offers £150k for new tech chief to lead ‘large-scale programme of digital transformation’
Procurement agency recruiting for CDIO