Whilst the media obsesses over how robots are coming for all of our jobs, a new government-backed report claims that we actually have too few robots in the workplace.
Government needs to “significantly increase” research and innovation funding beyond London, Oxford and Cambridge
A report released this week by MPs has also urged BEIS and UKRI to publish their roadmaps for the increase in R&D funding.
The Cabinet Office announced the new prompt payment rules back in November, with the aim of benefiting SMEs. It has said that non-compliant suppliers face exclusion from government contracts.
Social mobility has changed little in the UK over the last four years, leading to far too much wasted potential in a country hit by skills shortages across many sectors. As a result, we explore two initiatives that are aiming to provide members of disadvantaged communities with the support they need to follow a successful career in the digital and tech world.
“Highly likely” cross-government cell will be used to monitor interference and threats if election called
Representatives from the Cabinet Office and DCMS gave evidence to a House of Lords Committee today on the impact of digital technology on democracy.
Government makes £10m ‘Brexit readiness fund’ available for business...one month before Brexit deadline
The fund will be made available to all businesses and aims to make sure that all organisations are “fully ready” for Brexit.
The Department for Transport has made a slew of announcements in recent days regarding the use of tech to improve British transport networks.
The British government has said that foreign investment in UK tech firms in 2019 is already more than the whole of 2018.
The Get Help to Retrain service forms part of the National Retraining Scheme, which is being developed to support adults losing jobs to new technologies.
Experts warn that a no-deal Brexit could cause problems for millions of UK organisations, as the UK will be relegated to third country status.
A number of facial recognition use cases continue to pop up across the UK, despite ongoing protests from MPs and civil liberty groups.
Boris Johnson this week revealed plans to develop a new fast-track visa route for researchers and specialists in science, engineering and technology.
Michael Gove, the Prime Minister’s de-facto deputy and leader on no-deal Brexit preparations, hints at change in the way Whitehall operates.
It may not be the question that most people are asking, given what’s happening on the national political stage, but the impact of Dominic Cummings on digital government is one worth considering.