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The age of opportunity: Sparta Global CEO talks digital and driving public sector innovation

The digital age is the age of opportunity. With the help of technology, businesses are continuing to transform their processes and provide customers with the best user experiences. When it comes to where individuals choose to shop, bank and invest their money – they are increasingly likely to prefer the providers that meet their expectations and regularly innovate to improve.

ONS: England had highest rate of excess deaths in Europe from February to June

The Office for National Statistics has said that England had the second highest peak death rate in Europe and the highest level of excess deaths of any European country between the end of February and the middle of June.

Public sector recruitment drive successfully “delivering” more police officers, PM says

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that his government’s initiatives are successfully “delivering” more police officers, after a recent recruitment drive has yielded the greatest annual increase in officers since 2003-04.

Health secretary calls for non-urgent GP consultations to be conducted remotely

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said that patients should have phone or video consultations with their GP unless there is a clinical requirement for a face-to-face appointment.

Government extends virus self-isolation period to ten days

The government has changed its Covid-19 self-isolation guidance, telling individuals displaying symptoms to self-isolate for ten days as opposed to seven.

Johnson under fire for inaccurate use of statistics

The Office for Statistics Regulation [OSR] has said that prime minister Boris Johnson has inaccurately used statistics to support his claim that child poverty has been reduced during his stint in Number Ten.

Government to fund studies into increased Covid-19 risk factor in ethnic minorities

The government will invest millions into a number of projects to determine why individuals of ethnic minority backgrounds are at a heightened risk of becoming seriously ill with Covid-19.

Airport testing no “silver bullet” says Dowden

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has warned that Covid-19 testing at UK airports will not work as a “silver bullet” preventing the need for quarantine on arrival.

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