News for Public sector
Friday, June 14, 2013
MoD move to expand procurement services
The Ministry of Defence have undertaken the largest recruitment drive in the department’s history, with a target of 180 new staff to increase purchasing roles throughout varying different levels of seniority.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Ofgem calls for competition measures to be enforced on energy giants
Ofgem, the energy in watchdog has called for new measures to be brought into place in order to reduce the stranglehold that the 6 main UK energy suppliers have over the market.
Public Accounts Committee attacks NHS & CSC patient record system
The decision to proceed with the troubled Lorenzo patient record systems has been heavily criticised by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
NAO to investigate BT’s monopoly on rural broadband contracts
The National Audit Office (NAO) has moved investigate the publicly funded rural broadband programme, designed to provide superfast broadband to businesses and households throughout the UK
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Welsh schools move forwards with digital learning
Wales has moved to develop collaborative learning approaches within the education system and is now in the process of releasing a online educational portal.
Norfolk County Council moves to find supplier for £100m million cloud framework
Norfolk County Council has tendered a new IT cloud framework, in a contract valued at potentially more than £100 million over a seven year period, with the option for a two year extension.
Friday, May 31, 2013
RBS rejects U.S. bid
The Royal Bank of Scotland has rejected a bid from a joint proposal from U.S. equity firms JC Flowers and Apollo as the bank begins to narrow the bidding shortlist.
Friday, May 24, 2013
UK economy ‘improving’ according to European Central Bank as German growth shrinks
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, has said that they’re “encouraging signs of tangible improvements”, within the UK economy.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Accenture deploys cloud platform for NHS radiology centres
Accenture has completed the roll out cloud services to radiology departments across five NHS hospitals and 23 facilities after a ten week period.