Government Support for Open Document Formats A number of departments are now starting to publish in open formats and major software providers are improving their support.
Cyber First Pilot Student Sponsorship Scheme Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for Cyber Security, today (24 March 2015) announced a new Cyber First scheme to enhance the UK’s cyber security skills base and meet the increasing demand of this rapidly growing sector.
Crown Hosting Data Centres – New Government Data Centre Hosting There will be a £105 million boost for taxpayers over 7 years from a joint venture to revolutionise hosting government computer servers.
New Union Jack Funding Placques Publicly-funded infrastructure projects will be branded with a Union Jack plaque to recognise taxpayers’ key contribution in funding vital projects.
International Open Data Day – Open Data Camp Today is International Open Data Day and to mark the occasion the government is liberating previously unreleased data and making it available to the general public.
New Campaign to Encourage Under-Registered Groups to Register to Vote A number of organisations will receive a share of £2.5 million funding to encourage people to #RegisterToVote.
MOJ Digital Services Call-Off Contract The CJEP will play a key role in delivering IT-enabled business change that, in combination with other delivery programmes, will reform the CJS.
New Year’s Honours List 2015 The New Year Honours lists 2015, published today, recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
£5.2m Grants Announced by the Centre for Social Action £5.2 million of grants have been awarded to 34 volunteer-led programmes in communities across the country.
Government Purchasing Projects 2015 – 2020 and Beyond The government has unveiled £191 billion of business opportunities to 2020 and beyond.