News for Public sector
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.
Fire and rescue authorities are urged to collaborate
A public sector report has urged fire and rescue services to employ collaborative procurement practices, in order to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Marks & Spencer suffers from clothing slump
Marks & Spencer has recorded the lowest sales in four years after reporting low clothing sales. Pre-tax profits for 2012-2013 came in at just over £665.2 million, a fall of 6 percent from results published the same time last year.
Arqiva awarded £150 million public sector infrastructure project
The UK government have appointed Arqiva to deliver a mobile infrastructure project, valued at £150 million, as part of the government’s move to develop mobile coverage across the country.
Monday, May 13, 2013
UK Coal looks at nationalisation
Britain’s largest coal mining businesses UK Coal may return to public ownership as ministers discuss a plan designed to support the company’s struggling pension scheme.