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Small changes: The secret behind public sector transformation

Martin McFadyen, Head of Public Sector, Virgin Media Business argues that small changes are the secret behind public sector transformation.
Fujitsu PFU

Shaping tomorrow with you: How local government can benefit from document management technology

Andrew Cowling at Fujitsu Scanners explains how local government can benefit from document management technology, as well as his thoughts on GDPR-compliance.
current technology

Government believe technology is transforming the public sector

A recent survey conducted by Fujitsu, has revealed that 86% of civil servants are certain that technology is driving a positive change in the UK government.
improve technology in UK agriculture

£90 million to revolutionise tech in UK agriculture

Business Secretary Greg Clark, announced plans to invest £90 million into improving technology in UK agriculture at the National Farmers’ Union Conference (February 21st).
benefit cap

45,000 households move away from benefit cap and into employment

A study from the Office for National Statistics employment statistics, shows that 107,000 households are no longer limited due to the benefit cap, with 45,000 moving into full-time or part-time work The report also shows that a record high of 32.2 million people are currently in work in the UK. There...
research and education

Swedish research and education is at the forefront of change

The work of Swedish Minister for Research and Education, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, is profiled by Open Access Government in this compelling article
Potential Brexit deal

The UK has 48 hours to agree to a potential Brexit deal so talks...

Michel Barnier has told EU member states that the UK has 48 hours to agree to a potential Brexit deal in order for negotiations to continue
Blockchain in Europe

Lithuania emerging as the ‘gateway’ to blockchain in Europe

Lithuania has announced it will be home to Europe's first Blockchain centre, making it the gateway for blockchain in Europe As well as setting an example for blockchain in Europe with the issuing of an e-money license to various companies, Lithuania is set to open the first International Blockchain Centre...
Finnish Economy

The outlook of the Finnish economy

Finland’s Ministry of Finance lifts the lid on the current phase of rapid growth of the Finnish economy and their expectations for the same in 2018
bitcoin crackdown

UK and EU plan Bitcoin crackdown over tax evasion fears

As the cryptocurrency hovers around the $10,000 mark, the UK and EU are threatening a bitcoin crackdown to prevent tax evasion and cybercrime
closer to a Brexit deal

May comes closer to a Brexit deal, but Irish border remains a sticking point

Theresa May is in Brussels and is said to be getting closer to a Brexit deal but talks on the status of Northern Ireland have not progressed
Indigenous affairs

A renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples and Indigenous affairs

In this article, Minister Carolyn Bennett details her key priorities concerning the advancement of Indigenous Affairs in Canada
UK's obesity epidemic

Tackling the UK’s obesity epidemic

Professor Russell Viner from the Royal College of Paediatrics shares his thoughts on the UK Government’s strategy to tackle the UK’s obesity epidemic
open government

Welcome to the era of open government

Director, Policy & Community at BCS David Evans provides an expert insight into the world of open government digital services
Danish research

New agreement will see DKK 1 billion given to Danish research

A new broad political agreement will see DKK 1 billion given to Danish research to explore health, education, environment, and children & families
clean air targets

Clean air targets could be met sooner than expected

A new study indicates that clean air targets for reducing NO2 emissions from vehicles could be achieved sooner than expected Government clean air targets underestimate how long it will take to reduce NO2 emissions, according to new data. The research, published in Nature Geoscience, says the initial figures from the University...
drop in the number of GPs

Jeremy Hunt accused of ‘astonishing failure’ over drop in the number of GPs

Jeremy Hunt has been criticised after new data shows a substantial drop in the number of GPs despite his promise to boost staff
canadian youth

Promoting the issues affecting Canadian Youth

Jonathan Miles from Open Access Government profiles the work the Minister of Canadian Heritage and what she does for Candian youth
asylum policy

Diversity in the neighbourhood drives support for a generous asylum policy

Dr Gideon Bolt at Utrecht University shares his expert perspective on attitudes towards asylum policy in Europe
in-cabinet talks

Theresa May holds in-cabinet talks on looming Brexit ‘divorce’ bill

Theresa May is due to hold in-cabinet talks on the state of Brexit negotiations with the EU as the 'divorce bill' halts progress

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