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Let’s talk about cyber security

UK Government agency the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued an alert recognising an increase in ransomware attacks targeting […]

UK Government agency the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued an alert recognising an increase in ransomware attacks targeting […]
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Shall we meet in the office?

With more people working from home for longer, offices are likely to become smaller and focused on collaboration Working from […]

With more people working from home for longer, offices are likely to become smaller and focused on collaboration Working from […]
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Offline groups reduce reach of digital public services

Older people, those in less-skilled jobs and the unemployed are significantly less likely to have home internet connections, according to […]

Older people, those in less-skilled jobs and the unemployed are significantly less likely to have home internet connections, according to […]
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Mental health and wellbeing at work (just not necessarily in an office)

For World Mental Health Day last year, Socitm shared thoughts about how our colleagues and managers are so well placed […]

For World Mental Health Day last year, Socitm shared thoughts about how our colleagues and managers are so well placed […]
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From service desk to leading with heart

Mark Lumley, Socitm’s newest vice-president, on his career so far and helping Hounslow staff work from home during the pandemic […]

Mark Lumley, Socitm’s newest vice-president, on his career so far and helping Hounslow staff work from home during the pandemic […]
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Bridging the ethical divide

Many organisations including Socitm are working to provide guidance on digital ethics, writes William Barker Whether it is the issue […]

Many organisations including Socitm are working to provide guidance on digital ethics, writes William Barker Whether it is the issue […]
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Navigation: 3 of the 5 most common accessibility issues on UK council sites

Socitm and Silktide’s recent report highlighting the most common accessibility issues on UK council websites made for interesting, albeit familiar […]

Socitm and Silktide’s recent report highlighting the most common accessibility issues on UK council websites made for interesting, albeit familiar […]
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After the “problem algorithm” headlines — learning the lessons

Behind the headlines on Ofqual U-turns and councils scrapping prediction algorithms in benefit and welfare decisions is a wider debate […]

Behind the headlines on Ofqual U-turns and councils scrapping prediction algorithms in benefit and welfare decisions is a wider debate […]
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Creating accessible and inclusive digital content

September 23, 2020 is the next deadline for digital accessibility regulations in the UK. So it’s more important than ever […]

September 23, 2020 is the next deadline for digital accessibility regulations in the UK. So it’s more important than ever […]
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