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HMCTS aims to digitise ‘large percentage of adoption application’ despite suspending reform project

The courts service last year decided to pause work on adoption transformation to focus on other priority areas for reform, including video hearings and immigration, employment, and social security tribunals […]...
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Experts warn UK could still be ‘powerless’ to tackle AI risks despite government’s £100m plan

Ministers this week revealed proposals to invest in creating research hubs and boosting regulators’ expertise, but onlookers believe the plans need to be better supported by legislative and enforcement frameworks […]...
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Horizon: Ministers to work with Fujitsu on compensation costs but has no plans for law to tell citizens of government IT errors

Members of both houses continue to grill ministers over issues including the costs of compensation and the risk that the statute of limitations could prevent litigations being pursued by victims […]...
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MoJ cyber strategy sets plan to appoint security SRO for all IT systems and create unified staff identity system

Strategy document outlines eight core pillars covering personnel, infrastructure, risks, and culture, with the aim of ensuring all services are resilient to cyberattack and secure design processes are universally adopted […]...
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Prison service will take ‘lessons learned’ into new tagging deals with G4S and Serco

Firms have previously admitted overcharging government by cumulative total of £170m but are now back in the fold, with HMPPS stressing that contracts have set clear ‘accountabilities, roles and responsibilities’ […]...
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