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Use of VEAT notices to avoid contract competition grows
By David Bicknell
NHS is typical user of notices which allow only a ten-day standstill period for companies to challenge contract awards
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DWP abandons Universal Credit claimant goal
By Neil Merrett
500,000 recipients expected to switch to combined benefits system by 2017, as department decides to drop setting further user targets in national rollout plan
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Total G-Cloud spend exceeds £314m in September
By Neil Merrett
Latest figures show 53% of spending on procurement framework since launch has gone to SMEs
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Socitm starts journey from digital vision to value
By David Bicknell
East Riding of Yorkshire, Lambeth Co-operative Council and Connecting Cambridgeshire highlighted as exemplars; six capabilities cited as necessary to deliver local digital public services
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Warwickshire authorities pick cloud-based CRM replacement
By Neil Merrett
Partnership of six councils replaces 10-year-old customer relationship management system with cloud alternative
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CCS releases tender documents for Network Services PSN framework
By David Bicknell
Application deadline for inclusion on more SME-friendly framework will be 4th December
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Liverpool expects £30m savings from LDL 'insourcing'
By Neil Merrett
Council anticipates back office savings reductions from ending BT joint venture from October 31 under mutual agreement
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Network Services framework may appear next week
By David Bicknell
Legal concerns affecting other frameworks may have created delays to long-awaited PSN framework; suppliers warn of risk to bid resources
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Shared services and outsourcing still on councils' transformation agenda
By David Bicknell
Risk report considers transformation options for councils to improve service efficiency as health and social care driver places greater financial responsibilities on local authorities
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LocalGov Digital network steps up shared data push
By Neil Merrett
Launch of Localo project part of wider aims to address councils using hundreds of different systems to manage "similar" services
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Coventry picks Civica to manage 'revs and benefits'
By David Bicknell
Three year deal to provide support for revenues and benefits software will be provided through South Worcestershire Partnership
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Revamped Contracts Finder unveiled ahead of beta launch
By Neil Merrett
Interested parties given first look at new procurement tool in London as Cabinet Office prepares to take service on the road for supplier feedback
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Kable report argues for rethink of security spending priorities
By David Bicknell
Report suggests that all networks should be assumed to be compromised and what matters most is forensic intelligence and ability to react to breaches
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Cabinet Office anticipates gradual GOV.UK Verify rollout
By Neil Merrett
Verification tool initially expected to be offered for one or two select digital exemplars, with wider central government and potential local authority adoption later
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Plymouth shared service venture targets public sector expansion
By Neil Merrett
Delt Shared Services will actively seek further public sector collaborations to expand its IT expertise and skills following launch this month
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