Scottish Government Accused of Short-changing Hospitals and Schools

21 Sep 2017
A recent report from a leading Nuffield College Oxford professor and previous civil servant shows how Scottish Government has spent public money since taking power at Holyrood in 2007. It finds that the Scottish NHS is being squeezed by £1 billion a year to fund flagship SNP policies such as free...

Digital Marketplace Model for Other Countries to Receive Funding Go Ahead

14 Sep 2017
G-Cloud, now the Digital Marketplace, the hub for buying IT has been one of the UK government’s great success stories. It is now looking at overseas expansion and replicating the model to make the procurement of IT services and skills more efficient and cost-effective for public sector...

Software for Public Sector Financed by Public Money Should Be Open Source

14 Sep 2017
European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe which defends rights and freedoms in the digital environment. It is currently championing for public sector software that fosters the sharing of good ideas and solutions for everyone....

Guidance on Ethical Sourcing Across the Construction Sector

7 Sep 2017
The Global Slavery Index estimates there are 45.8 million people still exposed to modern slavery.  The construction sector is one of the areas where the problem is at its highest. Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Loughborough University have published the Action Programme on Responsible...