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Government spending with SMEs continues to rise

Latest procurement figures show that across government £15.5 billion was paid to small and medium sized businesses to help deliver vital public services.

Defra reveals new plans to boost recycling

Every home in England will receive more consistent recycling collections, under new plans to boost recycling and protect the environment.

Climate emergency likely to affect mental health, poll finds

More than four-fifths of the UK public think the climate emergency will affect mental health in a decade at least as much as unemployment and coronavirus.

10p plastic bag charge to come into force on 21 May

The single-use carrier bag charge will be increased to 10p and extended to all businesses from 21 May to help drive down sales further.

Blueprint established to secure smart cities

The NCSC is offering local and national authorities expert guidance to protect their citizens by making their smart cities resilient to cyber attacks.

Conservatives take Hartlepool from Labour

The Conservative’s Jill Mortimer has won the Hartlepool constituency by-election, that had once been seen as a Labour stronghold.

Levelling Up White Paper should let country devolve

Ministers must use Levelling Up White Paper to ensure that every part of the country has the freedom to achieve dynamic growth, says think tank.

New NetZero GOVERNMENT event to launch

NetZero GOVERNMENT is the online event that will provide guidance to help the public sector reach the government’s target of ‘net zero’ by 2050.

 GB Features

Low-code innovation: enabling councils to be a lifeline for society

Richard Farrell discusses the role that innovative technologies can and should play in enabling local authorities to guide and support citizens

Fabio Giunta explores how local authorities can tackle the lack of data and digital skills to move towards a low-carbon future

You can’t manage what you can’t see

It’s time to start planning for the future. Here, Abdi Essa explains why the public sector must move to automation and AI for cloud observability

Assessing mayoral candidates in Greater Manchester

As part of the local elections on 6 May, the people of Greater Manchester will be electing a regional mayor. Here are the candidates

Communities can deliver clean energy and millions of jobs

Polly Billington explores local clean energy partnerships and the benefits of generating energy near to where it is used as we progress towards Net Zero

Getting to grips with Public Sector Pensions

What is happening with Public Sector Pensions in the next year? Shaun Tetley, chair of the CIPP's Public Sector Specialist Interest Group, explains

 Events

09/12/2021

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Event Diary

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Supplier Profiles

Gardenia Technologies

Gardenia Technologies is a FinTech company established in 2016, provides advanced analytics and d

SJ Translation Services

Sometimes, writing is the only means of communication, especially during these turbulent times.