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PAC calls for more action on improving CCS

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has advised that the government can make substantial savings from buying common goods and services centrally, but that the results of the its latest attempt to do so have been ‘disappointing’.

DfT announces laptop ban for certain flights

The UK and US have announced new carry-on restrictions banning large electronic devices on certain passenger flight, with US media reporting that s

Councils must embrace smart technology

A new report has argued that councils must become more creative and collaborative in their use of technology in order to plan for future problems.

Quarter of councils don’t have data protection officer

A survey by the ICO has revealed that a quarter of councils are yet to appoint a data protection officer.

Internet lessons to help pupils thrive online

The Lords Communications Committee has said that children learning internet safety is as important as learning to read and write.

 Features

Tapping into talent in the communications industry

Government Business looks at the new Communications Services framework in more detail

Social media - the present of public communications

Government Business looks at the importance of public sector communications and how best to implement a strategic digital approach

Can we make planning more transparent?

Future Cities Catapult’s Stefan Webb explains why developing technology is key to increasing transparency in the planning sector

Blast into the future of data centres

Data Centre World will discuss everything from power and energy efficiency to data centre routing and switching. GB previews the show

Will we ever see a paper-free public sector?

Bob Larrivee looks at the paper-free progress made by the public sector as organisations migrate to a more digital workplace