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Online platform for government’s Civilian Reserve

Online platform for government’s Civilian Reserve

Work has begun on the development of an online platform for managing the government’s planned “Civilian Reserve” of external experts that will be deployed to support ministers and officials in responding to future emergencies.   The Cabinet Office is leading the project to

Department for Education offers £100k to CISO

Department for Education offers £100k to CISO

The Department for Education is offering a six-figure salary to recruit a chief information security officer. The successful applicant will join as the head of a departmental Cyber and Information Security (CIS) division that was created as recently as 2018.  “Since then, we have been

Defra publishes Government's Strategic Policy Statement for Ofwat

Defra publishes Government's Strategic Policy Statement for Ofwat

Defra has also launched a new consultation seeking views on the new statement - as the independent economic regulator for the water industry, the decisions taken by Ofwat can have significant impacts on customers, the environment and wider society. The 23 page draft statement says that in line with

IR35 coming to the private sector in 2020

IR35 coming to the private sector in 2020

Due to changes introduced in the Autumn Budget, from autumn 2020, off-payroll working rules which have only been applicable to the public sector will be also implemented in the private sector as well. What this means, is that the end client (hiring manager) of a worker will now be in the position

Autumn Budget 2018

Autumn Budget 2018

By far and away the biggest announcement impacting the UK’s flexible workforce in today’s Budget is the Government’s decision to roll out changes to IR35 in the private sector in April 2020 but only where services are provided to a medium or large business (definition yet to be

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HS2 starts work on UK’s longest railway bridge

HS2 starts work on UK’s longest railway bridge

The Colne Valley Viaduct will be the UK’s longest railway bridge, stretching for more than two miles across a series of lakes and waterways between Hillingdon and the M25.   The railway bridge is designed to improve rail links between London, Birmingham and North, help

Ovarro pollution early-warning technology chosen by Anglian Water

Ovarro pollution early-warning technology chosen by Anglian Water

In a world-first, the UK utility is implementing early-warning system BurstDetect from technology company Ovarro, as part of its drive to eliminate serious pollution events in its region by 2025.   Through a dashboard, BurstDetect provides an overview of system status together with current

A smarter focus on wastewater flows and levels

A smarter focus on wastewater flows and levels

The Government has just concluded its consultation on developing a Storm Overflow Discharge Reduction Plan (SORP). Andy Godley, from the Water Research Centre (WRc), looks at the latest developments in wastewater flows and levels.   It is difficult to argue with the sentiments behind the

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