The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
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
Ministry of Defence and Home Office are among those reprimanded over major backlogs that caused ‘significant distress’ to individuals. PublicTechnology finds out more.
Department for Education’s Sanctuary Buildings saw occupancy double after Jacob Rees-Mogg’s letter in mid-April
Luton Borough Council chose to renew its IT contract rather than go with a new provider. The council’s technology lead tells Gill Hitchcock how it shifted to an outcomes-based approach – and why a flexible 10-year contract can still be a good deal.
‘The skill set for any CIO is the same’: Socitm president Geoff Connell on moving from borough to county
Geoff Connell took up his role of CIO at Norfolk County Council in August last year. Rebecca Hill asks him how he found the change from the London Borough of Newham, and finds out what’s on his to-do list.
Department for Transport signs contract with online property firm
Agencies will be tasked with both identifying efficiencies and ways in which they can support chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s ambitions to increase GDP
Meg Hillier claims that massive deals were awarded with competition as emergency measures were used for longer than required
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
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
Data analytics is key to ensuring that students continue to progress throughout their studies, according to Helen Higson of Aston Business School