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Cabinet Office clarifies its procurement position
By David Bicknell
Department indicates clauses in Small Business Act are not about centralising procurement, but streamlining it so that small businesses can gain better access to public sector contracts
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Havering and Newham launch pilot to share budgeting software
By David Bicknell
Sharing of Advanced system intended to provide councils with single overview of budgets while saving costs
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AWS backs new procurement vehicles for UK cloud evolution
By Neil Merrett
Global supplier claims G-Cloud is a good first stab to support UK public sector procurement innovation, but calls for further clarity on security compliance
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Cabinet Office procurement plans almost "perverse" and "draconian"
By David Bicknell
Clauses inserted into Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act may impact local authority procurements
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Eduserv to add AWS support to assured hybrid cloud service
By David Bicknell
Hybrid cloud service coupled with Amazon Web Services is intended to provide secure, accredited cloud environment for sensitive information
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Solihull awards data centre construction deal
By Neil Merrett
Council expects to begin migration to new facility by September this year as part of aims for more cost and energy efficient data hosting
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UKIP wants to reduce police forces and cut Whitehall departments
By David Bicknell
Party manifesto questions if having 43 constabularies is viable and plans corresponding reduction in PCCs; DECC, DFID and DCMS at risk of abolition
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Liberal Democrats unveil manifesto document
By Neil Merrett
Party commits to Digital Bill of Rights, integrating public services at police and local authority level and extending GDS focus
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Socitm to standardise knowledge sharing approach
By Neil Merrett
Two year agreement with Knowledge Hub aims to provide single platform for the sharing of data and expertise among group's members through new website
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Tory manifesto targets health and social care integration
By Neil Merrett
Election plan will up SME target for central government procurement to a third and confirms £8bn NHS funding pledge
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Labour manifesto confirms 'pause' on Universal Credit
By David Bicknell
Procurement contracts to be more accessible to smaller firms; digital government to be more transparent; Labour backs 'open data by default'; Health and Social Care Act to be repealed
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Liberal Democrats propose Digital Rights Bill
By Neil Merrett
13 step plan aims to reforms data protection and online privacy through stronger regulator and encryption technologies
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CCS mulls Contingent Labour One framework overhaul
By Neil Merrett
Alternate solutions being considered for new agreement include a G-Cloud-style system, managed services or a dynamic purchasing system
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Cheshire East approves digital service overhaul
By Neil Merrett
'Digital by default' plan aims to cut council's workload by the equivalent of 94 full-time employees; authority claims staff reductions not expected at commencement of service
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HP and Microsoft team up to push public sector digital transformation
By David Bicknell
HP Services for Microsoft Dynamics intended to help deliver 'digital first' customer experiences including areas such as case management and social benefits
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