Increase in good GCSE Computer Science grades

2017 has seen a marginal increase in the number of pupils passing GCSE Computer Science, but the country must still improve.

UK outspends rest of the EU on large procurement contracts

New research has highlighted that the UK is spending almost double the rest of the EU combined on large procurement contracts.

Council turns to the cloud for digital services

East Northamptonshire Council is to implement Jadu Continuum CXM to better manage its customer interactions and services.

Forces must change to meet digital challenges

A range of changes are required to make UK police forces fit to fight the growing trend of digital crime, according to a new report.

Digital autopsy service for Lancashire

Lancashire County Council and the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have signed a contract for a new digital post-mortem service.

Sheffield partnership to promote digital excellence

Sheffield City Council has joined Sheffield Digital in recognition of the increasing importance of the digital sector in the region.

Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge launched

The Data Lab has announced the launch of the Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge to analyse a range of tourism-related data.

NHS Digital launches first ever e-nursing week

NHS Digital has launched its first ever e-nursing week in support of the campaign for a digital-ready workforce.

Britain’s bosses not trained to deal with a cyber attack

New government research has revealed that more than two thirds of companies say their directors have no training in responding to cyber attacks.

Islington Council fined over parking ticket design faults

The ICO has fined Islington Council £70,000 for failing to keep up to 89,000 people’s information secure on its parking ticket system website.

Artificial intelligence identified as digital megatrend

Artificial intelligence is the main trend that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years.

European grant funding boost for Northamptonshire

Grants of up to £5,000 will be available for small and medium-sized businesses in Northamptonshire to help their expansion.

Young women concerned over tech capabilities

A new survey has revealed that 37 per cent of young women are confident they have the tech skills needed by today's employers.

Online resource for innovative culture investment

The LGA and Arts Council England have collaborated to create the first online resource to help councils develop innovative ways to invest in culture.

Scottish Parliament targeted in cyber attack

Paul Grice has revealed that the Scottish Parliament has been victim of a cyber attack, similar to June’s Westminster attack.

Landing cards to be withdrawn and replaced by digital border systems

Plans to make travel easier for more than 16 million non-European passengers who arrive in the UK each year have been announced.