Private Sector Insight

Video Highlights: Cyber Security: Assurance, resilience, response

3 August 2015

On July 16 BT partnered with Reform and KPMG to host a half day conference on cyber security and how the new government can help to ensure that the digital economy is as safe and secure as...

BT to return up to £129m to local authorities to rollout superfast broadband further

30 July 2015

BT to make up to £129m available to local authorities as government extends rollout of superfast broadband

Spending review: An opportunity to redesign services for the better?

24 July 2015

When it comes to promoting public service transformation, the Government is not short of challenges – but the November Spending Review could just be the push departments need, says Reform...

Public, private or hybrid – what flavour of cloud do you need?

17 July 2015

Private sector organisations operate in a commercially competitive world and so the drive for them to adopt cloud technologies is huge. Paul K Jeffrey, technical account director for iomart,...

The Public Sector and the Cloud

17 July 2015

A first class and fully accredited data centre infrastructure can ease the nerves around public sector migration to the cloud. Colin Speirs, iomart's public sector bid manager, explores the...

Hire right: three tips to avoid the toxic employees

13 July 2015

 Key traits to look out for in the interview process that can help predict whether someone is going to eventuate as a toxic employee

Leadership: finding and nurturing future civil service talent

8 July 2015

The civil service and other public sector organisations must look to their current employees for development and leadership roles if they are to succeed, says Cornerstone OnDemand 

3 things to consider to make zero-hours contracts work

6 July 2015

Cornerstone OnDemand's Mike Baker sets out the three key areas to consider when managing the 2.3% of those in employment  on zero-hour contracts 

Cyber security and central government

1 July 2015

Categorised as a Tier One threat alongside international terrorism, cyber strikes can do serious damage to essential public services. BT's Neil Mellor examines the issue

Improving civil service policy making with evidence-based processes and training

27 May 2015

Nick Pearce, director of the Institute for Public Policy Research and member of the Institute for Policy Research Advisory Board, explores the skills and priorities needed for successful Whitehall...