Online notice reveals controversial trials are to be expanded into a national service – about which government, law enforcement, watchdogs and all the UK’s major ISPs declined to answer questions from PublicTechnology
‘Typical hostile environment treatment’ – Home Office leaves thousands of Turkish nationals waiting more than a year for visa decisions
Applicants tell PublicTechnology that they have been provided with little information...
‘HMRC is on track to break up our largest IT contracts – and create the organisation we need for the future’
In this exclusive Q&A – and ahead of a keynote presentation at PublicTechnology Live this month – the tax agency’s CDIO Daljit Rehal discusses his transformation priorities, including reforming the supply chain, tackling legacy IT, and a major push towards low code
The Welsh Government has created an agency to drive technology innovation throughout the country’s public services. Its recently appointed co-leaders, Harriet Green and Myra Hunt, tell PublicTechnology about their digital plans for the nation
UK’s asylum backlog has doubled since 2020 – and Home Office cannot say how many interviews it conducted last year
Information is not in a ‘reportable format’ according to immigration Kevin Foster, as other data shows more than 85,000 are now waiting for a decision – and department declines to provide an update on new casework system
PublicTechnology’s attempts to find out more about the Counter-Disinformation Unit were rebuffed after a minister was consulted
As much as half of government’s near-£5bn annual spend on IT is dedicated to the maintenance of ageing or unsupported tech. A range of digital leaders tell PublicTechnology about the issues they face with legacy, and how they can be addressed.
Digital and data once again had a starring role in supporting – and, occasionally, hampering – government’s work this year. PublicTechnology looks back at the most significant events.
The rate of inconclusive results tripled between summer and autumn, while some patients have reported receiving notice of void results that were then rescinded. PublicTechnology investigates.
Faced with a Herculean hiring drive as coronavirus restrictions took hold, the department could not recruit candidates in the usual ways. PublicTechnology finds out it what did instead.
A rundown of the departments and programmes that received support for digital ambitions
The business case for IT upgrades and a surfeit of sign-ins – five things we learned about the future of digital government
At techUK’s recent annual public sector tech conference, government’s digital leaders discussed their plans for the months ahead and the challenges they currently face. PublicTechnology listened in.
Julia Lopez, the minister responsible for GDS and CDDO, has moved departments – but the digital divisions may now receive more attention from the top of the Cabinet Office
Following a government ‘data-matching exercise’ recipients of a recent government mail-out were warned they could be stripped of rights and payments – despite already holding settled status. PublicTechnology investigates.
Today was supposed to mark the commencement of data-gathering for the controversial GPDPR scheme – but plans are now on hold. PublicTechnology recaps the story so far.
Having hitherto steadfastly maintained its opposition to issuing physical documents to recipients of EU settled status, the Home Office recently met with campaigners to listen to new proposals. PublicTechnology finds out more.
The EU may have granted its former member state adequacy, but there will be many more issues to resolve in the coming years
PublicTechnology catches up with Richard Meeus from Akamai to discuss how the events of the past year have changed not only how organisations work, but how they protect their workforce
Public and private sector entities support the work of Scottish Business Resilience Centre in protecting organisations across the country from cyberthreats. CEO Jude McCorry tells PublicTechnology about a busy year.
Study from PublicTechnology identifies increase in incidents
PublicTechnology sits down with ONS statisticians to learn more about the organisation’s Environmental and Natural Capital accounts, green jobs, and the value of a view
To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, PublicTechnology caught up with Craig Abbott from the DWP to discuss how the department incorporates inclusion into its services, and why inaccessibility equates to discrimination
Discussing the findings of a Dods and SAP Concur report, experts from government and industry reflected on the achievements of the past year, and the areas that have been shown to need the most improvement. PublicTechnology learns more.