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Talk Talk fine should prompt fresh focus on data protection for councils

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Last week the Information Commissioner’s Office issued telecoms company Talk Talk with a record £400,000 fine for the security failings which led to the access by cyber-attack of nearly 160,000 customer files last year. In a statement announcing the fine, the Information Commissioner criticised Talk Talk for failing in the “basic principles” of cyber-security. The case is a […]

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Shared Services Event – A bit about our guest speakers

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The Shared Services in local government event is rapidly approaching in March, and has thus far attracted attendees from Bathness, Plymouth, West Sussex, Devon, Mendip, and West Somerset councils (as well as further afield). The event looks set to have some great networks within local government as well a leading industry press; with chair Jos […]

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Shared Services – Getting IT Right in the Public Sector

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As shared services continue to grow across the public sector and with increasing pressure to reduce spending, it is vital to implement changes in IT to support a smooth transition. Jos Creese, former CIO for Hampshire County Council, recently wrote a guide for the implementation of shared services within local government and the importance of the role of […]

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The Local Government Executive Briefing Programme – are you in..?

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The Local Government Executive Briefing Programme is pleased to be hosting an exclusive Shared Services event in partnership with Bristol City Council. As shared services continue to grow across the public sector and with increasing pressure to reduce spending, it is vital to implement changes in IT to support a smooth transition. On the 2nd March we […]

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