The Cabinet Office has released its annual figures on how much Whitehall departments are spending with SMEs - both directly and indirectly.
The government hopes that by making the data available, passengers will benefit from better services and increase transparency around pricing.
Government announces “unlimited” visa for world’s top scientists - also takes aim at “research bureaucracy”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be enacting the plans of his adviser Dominic Cummings, who wants to turn the UK into a global science and research hub.
John Manzoni has headed up the civil service since October 2014. His departure comes ahead of likely widespread Whitehall reforms.
The annual Institute for Government report also notes that if the high turnover of civil servants is to be countered, pay and promotion needs to be reformed.
The UK-Africa Investment Summit is being held in London today, with deals worth billions of pounds expected to be made during the day.
A new report released by the Royal College of Psychiatrists also argues that a government tax on social media companies needs to go further.
Secretary of State for Digital outlines government’s five principles to make ‘tech work for every citizen’
Baroness Morgan delivers a speech this week that argues for pro-innovation regulation, whilst ensuring benefits are reaped widely and fairly.
A new report by think tank Institute for Government states that the hard work really begins after 31st January 2020.
A new report from the Government Office for Science and HM Treasury also notes that if benefits are going to be gained, then a big cultural shift is needed.
The competition - being run by Innovate UK - will make £9.4 million funding available and focus on challenges such as environmental sustainability and customer experience.
Boris Johnson and Chancellor Sajid Javid told Ministers in a Cabinet meeting to root out any waste not aligned and to focus on government priorities.
NHS Digital is looking to reduce the burden placed on back offices across the NHS, including behavioural and transactional analysis.
The NHS ‘logins project’ will require IT system suppliers standardise logins and also for local and national systems to be integrated.