The Department for Education has now posted up the new official curriculum for computing programmes of study in English, with the aim to make sure today's children are "digitally literate" by the time they leave school.
The UK government should move from its ‘digital-by-default’ strategy to ‘digital, full stop’ in a bid to save up to £24 billion a year, which could be used on public service expansion and/or deficit reduction plans, a report has stated.
UK online sales increased 9% year-over-year in July, the weakest year-over-year sales growth for the region since January 2010, according to business and technology consultancy Capgemini and U.K. e-retail association Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG).
Cabinet Office Minister Chloë Smith launched early this week a new online tool called Government Interrogating Spending Tool (GIST) which aims to provide citizens an unprecedented view of how taxpayers’ money is spent.
Agricultural technology in the UK is to receive a £160m investment following the launch of a new strategy to deliver sustainable and affordable food for future generations, according to the government.
A study, produced by Deloitte, says that the TMT sector contributes some 8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the UK, but warns that the government and financial services industry need to do a better job of supporting the technology sector with more cash.
New technologies that foster smarter, more agile and productive ways of working are in high demand. Particularly across the government and public sector, with cost efficiency, office consolidations and budget cuts abound.