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October 9, 2017  2:38 PM

IR35 reforms: Why the war of words between HMRC and IT contractors needs addressing

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
contractors, HMRC, Home Office, IR35, Public sector

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) appears to have a very different view of how the IR35 tax avoidance reforms are affecting the public sector compared to many of the IT contractors Computer Weekly regularly speaks to. Over the course of the past 12 months or so, we’ve fielded tip-offs and...

September 30, 2016  2:52 PM

GDS of the future- changes to IT spending controls

evenstad Profile: evenstad
Cabinet office, GDS, HMRC

Times are changing at the Government Digital Service (GDS). Not only is the organisation moving out of its home in Holborn, its power is also shifting. Yesterday, GDS announced in a blog post that...

August 17, 2016  10:06 AM

Will GDS see another mass exodus?

evenstad Profile: evenstad
Cabinet office, dwp, GDS, HMRC, Verify

Yesterday saw the departure of another senior figure at the Government Digital Service (GDS) as Verify director Janet Hughes announced she is leaving. The...

February 12, 2013  3:37 PM

Cyber security bombast boosts UK PLC

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
air, bombast, Business, CDS, clarity, Credit Card Fraud, criminals, Cyber security, cyber-attacks, Cybercrime, Cyberspace, Data Loss, Drones, Espionage, G20, HMRC, invasion, kids, land, logic, MI5, NAO, paedophiles, paedos, personal data, Phishing, protest, sea, secrets, Soca, terrorism, theft, UK, vandalism

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January 11, 2013  2:34 PM

CSC shoulders NHS loss by moving jobs offshore

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
BT, CIA, Cornwall, Costs, CSC, dwp, HMRC, jobs, loss, NHS, offshore, Redundancy, restructuring, tax, Transparency

CSC UK said last week it was cutting costs in the UK by moving jobs offshore, after posting a loss of nearly £1bn.

It also revealed declining profits at its flagship, 10-year outsource with Royal Mail, which Computer Weekly

November 30, 2011  6:44 PM

HMRC rethinks £8.5bn megadeal as large suppliers resist flagship IT reforms

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, HMRC, Outsourcing, Procurement

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May 12, 2011  6:00 AM

Universal Credit possible if politicians don’t interfere, says IT chief

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Agile, dwp, Government IT, HMRC, Project management, social inclusion, standardization of Government IT, Technology, Universal Credit

Benefits sign.pngDWP can manage the massive reorganisation of computer...

May 5, 2011  11:00 AM

HMRC orders supply chain to heel

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Agile, Government IT, HMRC, Outsourcing, Project management, SMEs, transparency and accountability

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May 4, 2011  3:43 PM

500 rogue Gov websites nabbed four years after Varney

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, HMRC, social inclusion, standardization of Government IT

The Cabinet Office has discovered another 500 government websites it needs to shut down as part of the Varney review launched in 2006.

One of the biggest websites for the chop might even be the gargantuan DirectGov itself.

The rogue sites...

April 14, 2011  1:09 PM

Local ICT sold down river

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
G-Cloud, Government IT, HMRC, local government, politics, standardization of Government IT, £6bn Tory savings

Localism is the buzzword for the Local Government ICT Strategy. But centralisation is the modus operandi. Cuts are the impetus. Privatisation will be the outcome.

While Her Majesty's department for Communities plots devolution, local government ICT is being...

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