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Increase in number of civil servants in digital, data and technology roles

The number of people working in digital, data and technology roles rose 5 per cent last year, to a total of almost 12,000, new figures show.

IT contractors look to leave public sector following tax reforms

More than a third of IT candidates are working or looking to work in the private sector because of the IR35 tax reforms, new research has found.

Land Registry’s Annual Report sets out digital transformation

HM Land Registry has set out its priorities for a digital transformation in its Annual Report and Accounts.

Access to EU crime databases crucial to safety

A new report has said that full regulatory equivalence with the EU with respect to data protection is essential to UK safety and stability.

Defence Minister opens £3 million Cyber Security Centre

The Defence Minister has opened a Cyber Security Centre worth £3 million in Gloucester.

 Features

Delivering software and growing digital

Niall Quinn of the CCS discusses the aims, objectives and impact of the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework, and the growing importance of digital

The transformative power of cloud in the public sector

John Jackson shares his thoughts on the London SuperCloud which will save the public sector a potential £1 billion a year.

Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security.

Tapping into talent in the communications industry

Government Business looks at the new Communications Services framework in more detail

Social media - the present of public communications

Government Business looks at the importance of public sector communications and how best to implement a strategic digital approach