Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 13 Framework has been around for about six months now. The online catalogue allows customers to buy cloud-based computing services such as hosting software and cloud support. Here are some of its main features

Crown Commercial Service’s Vertical Application Solutions Framework offers software-focused solutions to customers to meet the specific needs of their industry, business application or services

By Tom Kidwell, Co-Founder, Ecliptic Dynamics and former British Army and UK Government intelligence specialist and internet infrastructure security professional for the public sector

Crown Commercial Service’s RM6336 Framework allows central government and the wider public sector to access disclosure services for a complete service following the Electronic Discovery Reference Model or by using select elements of this

Have you thought outside the box when it comes to picking your event venue? It could make your event more memorable and encourage more visitors

Clayton Smith is a club executive at Zaizi and was previously deputy director for change and digital delivery at the Cabinet Office. He explains how lessons from the last round of austerity can help government departments advance digital public services despite constraints

Daniel Docking of the Property Care Association (PCA) explains best practice for local authorities dealing with Japanese knotweed

Restoring our peatlands to carbon sinks is critical for nature and our climate, writes Ailis Watt, peat policy officer, The Wildlife Trusts  

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) shows that large infrastructure projects which are the focus of the UK government’s levelling up agenda and include support for business start-ups, must also offer sustainable, local investment in deprived communities. Professor Zografia Bika and Adi Gaskell explain

Helen Hewitt, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) explains best practice for fire doors in public buildings

Saeed Ahmadi, of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), examines the issue of slips, trips and falls and how organisations can prevent them from happening

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Ali Morse, water policy manager at The Wildlife Trusts explains some of the Trusts’ projects and how they are benefitting the local area

With very high vacancy rates across the public sector, what can be done to fill these gaps?

G-Cloud 13 went live on 9 November, after a slight delay. The latest iteration replaces
G-Cloud 12, provides cloud computer services to the public sector and lists 5,006 suppliers

Heather Cover-Kus, head of central government programme at techUK takes a look at some of the pros and cons of the G-Cloud 13 framework

There are several things to consider when picking an event venue and some things you may not think of. Have a look at our guide before you make a booking, to make sure you get a venue that suits your event

Christian Schneider, hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) advisor, explains how HVM can be integrated into towns and cities and address other problems besides security


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