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March 3, 2016  2:18 PM

Consultations on Digital Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, consultation, OfQual

Many readers have strong views on both Digital Apprenticeships and the plans for an Apprenticeship Levy. Speak now or for-ever hold your peace or rather speak now and then continue to make a fuss until your voices are heard. The deadline for submissions to the Tech Partnership...

September 29, 2015  4:45 PM

Training for jobs or jobs for trainers: the proposal for an apprenticeship levy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, BIS, consultation, Training

The deadline for submissions to the consultation on the implementation of the apprenticeship levy programme announced in the budget is on Friday. The


April 9, 2015  12:12 PM

Turning our patchwork of legacy networks into a resilient mesh of smart, future proof utilities

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
)2, 1799, 3, BT, canals, CCRV, consultation, DCIS, DCMS, DECC, ECC, FCC, Georgina, KCOM, Landlord, Liverpool, Mobile, Non-Dom, PSN, railways, roadband, rural, Shard, Sky, Smart grid, Smart meter, Socitm, Virgin, Virgin Media, Vodafone, Wifi, Woking

Shortly after the budget I blogged a welcome for the DCMS-Treasury Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy. Last week


November 6, 2014  4:21 PM

Who do you trust less with your digital footprint – Your ISP or Your State Security Service?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
consultation, DCMS, GCHQ, Google, Googlette, Govrnance, IETF, Internet, ISOC, ISP, ISPA, Mobile, Roaming, Rockefeller, YouGov

On the eve of the meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force last March, the Conservative Techology Forum held a


September 2, 2014  9:15 AM

How consultation overload has led to communications policy paralysis

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
consultation, DCMS, Ofcom

In view of the many hidden agendas behind UK communications policy, I had expected Jim...

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August 12, 2014  3:11 PM

Now is your opportunity to help change the future of UK economy, not just communications policy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arqiva, BT, btgroup, consultation, DCMS, Netflix, Openreach, Sky, United Kingdom, Virgin

The importance of the consultation on inputs to a new Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy  cannot be under-estimated. The Treasury/DCMS Consultation may have been...


October 27, 2013  11:50 AM

The evolving on-line world leaves BDUK trailing in its wake

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
21CN, aEURIM, approval, Arqiva, BDUK, BT, btgroup, competition, consultation, DECC, deutschetelekom, Edward Snowden, EE, European Union, local government, multi-media, O2, PSN, REIP, Sky, Socitm, Telefónica, Virgin Media, Vodafone

Today is the deadline for responses to the BDUK consultation on which I blogged at the beginning of October . It may helpful to take the opportunity to summarise why BDUK should...


August 12, 2013  11:04 AM

Is Cabinet Office Identity Policy relevant to improving confidence in the on-line world?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, Africa, Cabinet office, consultation, Fogging, government, GPG43, HMRC, IDP, OPG, PIA, PNR

Over the past week I have received a number of e-mails, not for posting as comments, regarding the role of UK, EU and US policy with regard to improving confidence in the on-line...

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November 9, 2012  7:42 PM

I have seen the online future – and it sucks: the time has come for customer revolt

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.co.uk, consultation, domainname, ITU, NatWest, Nominet, nominetuk, Tesco, trust, WCIT, X.25

This morning I attended one of the consultation meetings on the Nominet proposals to reserve .uk....


April 12, 2012  9:12 PM

Is UK Design Law fit for purpose ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
consultation, IPO


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