£20m tech fund to boost UK resilience following coronavirus

03.04.20: A funding package worth £20m has been announced by Government today (Apr 3) to help businesses boost the UK’s resilience to the long-term impact of coronavirus and similar future situations. Technology businesses will be able to...

Local authorities given new powers for virtual public meetings

03.04.20: Local authorities across England have been given new powers to enable virtual public meetings using video or telephone conferencing technology. From tomorrow (Apr 4) the new powers will come into play and local councils will be able to hold...

Food redistribution to benefit from £3m cash support

03.04.20: The Government has announced a £3.25m fund to support organisations redistributing food across England during the coronavirus outbreak. The funding will be used to help redistribute up to 14,000 tonnes of surplus stock and minimise fo...

Close to £400m to keep buses operational during crisis

03.04.20: Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps has announced almost £400m in funding to keep buses in England operational during the coronavirus crisis. Key workers across the country who rely on public transport to get to work will benefit from a...

New look Cyber Security protection for businesses

03.04.20: A newly streamlined, Government-backed certification scheme for cyber security was launched this week (Apr 1) by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The ‘new look’ Cyber Essentials Scheme will be delivered to protect orga...