John Swinney has been nominated as the seventh First Minister of Scotland, following a vote in the Scottish Parliament today.

John Swinney has announced he will stand for SNP leadership and first minister of Scotland. 

Scotland's first minister, Humza Yousaf, has announced his resignation today.

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has signed Kier as its initial delivery partner to create a new hub at the Darlington Economic Campus.

The Welsh government will work with councils to set out a three-phase plan to implement a 20mph limit.

A Scottish government-backed deep-water terminal connecting the Western Isles has been handed over to operators.

Broadcasters have been issued a warning by Ofcom to maintain impartiality ahead of General Election due to take place before 25 January 2025.

It will primarily focus on supporting the chief social care officer for Wales in their role, and delivering a National Care Service for Wales.

Scotland's £600 million Reaching 100 per cent (R100) programme is now rolling out connections in some of the country’s most challenging rural locations. 

A record £714 million has been invested by the government into the broadband rollout so far this year.

Rural towns and villages in the Lake District are the first to receive the improved 4G mobile coverage in hard-to-reach areas that the government has rolled out.

Hammersmith Bridge on a cloudy day. The picture is taken from the floor, and the lines of the road are at the centre of the image. The bridge surrounds the viewer.

Cyclists will be able to cross Hammersmith Bridge safely, with £3 million of investment from the government to resurface the bridge and provide a new cycle lane.

A young man in a wheelchair is sat in front of a red London bus. He is smiling but we can't see all of his face as it is turned away from the viewer.

The Department for Transport (DfT) said disabled passengers will be given easier access to buses throughout the UK due to a boost in funding.

Six community assets in Wales like local pubs, music venues and football clubs will no longer close due to a boost in government funding.

The UK and US signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday (1 April) which the government said will see them work together to develop tests for the most advanced artificial intelligence (AI) models.


Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.