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CGI set for £186m Edinburgh ICT services contract
By David Bicknell
CGI to be preferred bidder for seven year contract which aims to transform council services and save £45m over seven years
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Bristol picks Civica to help drive improved housing management
By David Bicknell
Cloud-driven council will use Housing Cx system in £1.9m, five-year contract to underpin services for 61,000 tenants
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Thurrock Council and Serco call end to relationship
By David Bicknell
15-year "strategic services partnership" falls victim to changed financial environment for local government
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Digital and devolution mark Osborne's spending review plans
By David Bicknell
Government looks to achieve £20bn of savings; review will be published at the end of November
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DWP faces £3.2bn benefit error and fraud costs
By Neil Merrett
NAO calls for better use of data by the department to target cost risks, warning delays to Universal Credit have also hampered work to curb incorrect payments
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Network Services framework goes live
By Neil Merrett
Innopsis confirms delayed agreement has launched with 61 suppliers, but believes a review must now be undertaken of the procurement and the challenges faced
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Uncertainty remains over Network Services and DSF2 plans
By Neil Merrett
CCS says Network Services award could come in the next week after ongoing delays, but no timeline has as yet been set for DSF2 launch
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Universal Credit service centre staff to strike next week
By Neil Merrett
More than 1000 staff at two sites supporting the government's welfare reforms will strike for 48 hours from next Monday after DWP talks fail
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CCS Digital Marketplace tour to target local authority needs
By Neil Merrett
Roadshow event will tour multiple UK cities to detail upcoming DSF and G-Cloud developments and address stakeholder questions on both frameworks
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Cornwall Council Cabinet approves draft devolution proposals
By Neil Merrett
Integrated health and social care recommendations to be put to council members on July 14 include calls for £2m annual fund over five years to address skills, IT and infrastructure gaps
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'Emergency Budget' outlines welfare reforms and devolution aims
By Neil Merrett
Chancellor outlines plans for £12bn of savings by restructuring benefits system; no mention of previous plans for GDS to support local government digital transformation
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PCS members back Universal Credit service centre strikes
By Neil Merrett
No timeline set for possible strikes at two out of seven UK service centres; DWP says "constructive discussions" underway over IT grievances
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Camden partners with IBM for big data cost savings drive
By Neil Merrett
Council says its residents index can ensure longer-term cost efficiencies around managing electoral and council tax data, while also helping tackle fraud
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ICO doubts plans for revised FoI Act to cover public sector outsourcing
By Neil Merrett
Deputy data commissioner says "own conclusions" should be drawn over lack of mention to expand FoI to outsourced public services in the Conservatives' election manifesto
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DSF2 go live date to be unveiled from next month
By Neil Merrett
Timeline for delayed launch of new framework expected to be announced following ten day standstill period ending in July
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