New framework to cut price of contact centre services

CCS has released a new framework to help the public sector maximise the money it spends on contact or call centres.

Burnham outlines plans for Manchester digital city

Andy Burnham has expressed his intention to use the power of technology to establish Manchester as the UK’s number one digital city.

Three universities to develop 5G test network

Experts from leading 5G research institutions have been awarded £16 million to test cutting-edge 5G technology.

Suppliers sign up to Prompt Payment Code

32 of the biggest government suppliers have voluntarily committed to pay 95 per cent of invoices within 60 days, which is good news for small businesses.

Councils seriously unprepared for GDPR

New research has indicated that the majority of UK councils have not allocated budget towards meeting the requirements of the GDPR.

London announces more electric-only bus routes

Sadiq Khan and TfL have announced three more electric-only bus routes to help tackle the capital’s toxic air.

#CultureisDigital launched to encourage digital conversation

DCMS has launched #CultureisDigital, a conversation between government, the cultural sector and tech companies.

New laws to boost UK broadband

The Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill will help homes and businesses across England benefit from better broadband.

Change of name for DCMS

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has changed its name to become the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Google DeepMind NHS trial broke UK privacy law

The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust failed to comply with the Data Protection Act when it provided patient details to Google DeepMind.

Chelmsford wins best performing website award

The Socitm Better Connected Awards recognised Chelmsford City Council as the best performing council.

£400 million boost for full fibre broadband

The new £400 million Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund will unlock over £1 billion for UK full fibre broadband.

BCS releases NHS cyber security advise

BCS has produces a blueprint outlining the steps NHS trusts should take to minimise the effects of another crippling cyber attack.

Online fraud overlooked despite regularity

The NAO has warned that online fraud is being overlooked by government, law enforcement and industry.

NCSC to assist in improving cyber security

The NCSC has come up with four simple measures for government departments and UK businesses to improve basic cyber security.

London suffering from ‘sub-standard’ digital connectivity

A new report by the London Assembly Regeneration Committee has revealed that London suffers from ‘not spots’ and ‘digital deserts’.