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Open Access Government 22 - April edition

Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.
mobile devices, Rivetz

Decentralising security for mobile devices: Is blockchain the viable solution?

Steven Sprague, Cofounder and CEO of Rivetz reveals a viable solution when it comes to decentralising security. He argues that there is great promise for creating mobile device security with blockchain technology.
Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin this, Blockchain that. All we ever hear about lately is cryptocurrencies and how they are going to transform the world. But what exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it work?
Blockchain Innovation April

Blockchain Innovation April 2019

In the latest Blockchain Innovation April edition, we discover why Switzerland has become the hub for blockchain businesses, the latest technology trends in hospitality for 2019 and how blockchain is enabling data to be shared.
modern slavery in UK, UK car washes

Over 900 reports of modern slavery in UK car washes

Drivers reported more than 900 potential cases of modern slavery at hand car washes over a five-month period, according to research by the University of Nottingham.
job coaches, mental health, NHS

NHS rolls out mental health job coaches

NHS England has announced a major expansion of a scheme designed to provide tens of thousands of mental health patients with job coaches to help find employment.
home secretary social media, serious violence taskforce

Home Secretary: Social media “a platform to incite violence”

The UK Home Secretary announced £1.4 million for a specific social media focus by the police, consulting with social media companies at the latest Serious Violence Taskforce.
uk blocks merger, sainsburys asda merger

UK blocks merger: Sainsbury’s and Asda would dominate market

The UK has blocked the Sainsbury's-Asda merger after investigation reveals that prices would increase, unfair trading methods could be used, and store closures would severely impact Northern Ireland.
disposable bbq's

Disposable BBQs ‘should be banned’ to prevent further devastating wildfires

As wildfires race through even more acres of British countryside this week, calls are being made to ban disposable BBQ's to prevent further damage.
waste thermal energy

Waste thermal energy recovery and conversion

Professor Savvas Tassou, Brunel University London, discusses how waste thermal energy recovery and conversion to electrical energy can contribute to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industries.
Reconciliation

Reconciliation in a higher education context: Tensions and challenges

Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University explores reconciliation in a higher education context, by detailing the tensions and challenges in this area
transform public services, 5G potential

5G: The potential to transform public services in a smart city

Whilst 5G is discussed in the same breath as national security and Theresa May's decision-making, Iain Shearman discusses using 5G networks to support smart cities.
manufacturing careers, gender gap, Women in Manufacturing, WiM

Plugging the gender gap in manufacturing careers

A survey carried out by Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has found that almost three-quarters of women would not consider manufacturing careers as a viable option.
smart city traffic solutions

More than half of Brits willing to fund smart city traffic...

New research has found an increasing appetite for smart city traffic solutions that aim to tackle urbanisation problems, such as congestion and security issues.