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Contractors welcome Lords inquiry into IR35 before tax reforms hit private sector but fear it's 'too little, too late'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/06/ir35_tax_reforms_inquiry_lords/

2 weeks ago

Seeing as rules roll out in April and freelancer confidence is at a 6-year low

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Effectual Acquires JHC Technology To Scale Public Sector AWS Practice

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/effectual-acquires-jhc-technology-to-scale-public-sector-aws-practice

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The AWS channel startup from the founders of Datapipe is looking to add more acquisitions in 2020 with $50 million in private equity funding.

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Brit banking sector hasn't gone a single day of 2020 without something breaking

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/yorkshire_clydesdale_bank_titsup/

2 months ago

Updated Yorkshire and Clydesdale latest to join ongoing game of TITSUP*manship

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New AWS Awards Single Out Public Sector APN Members

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/new-aws-awards-single-out-public-sector-apn-members

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison Amazon Web Services honored partners with its inaugural AWS Public Sector Competency and Region Awards at AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas.

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Another senior Gov.UK bod makes a dash from public sector, falls into AWS's arms

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/11/another_senior_govuk_bod_rolls_off_public_sector_payroll_for_aws/

3 months ago

AWS tech academy, aka Her Maj's Government, trains next gen of Amazonians

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Avoid ransomware by moving to the cloud, says AWS Public Sector boss

https://www.zdnet.com/article/avoid-ransomware-by-moving-to-the-cloud-says-aws-public-sector-boss/

3 months ago

AWS has also used re:Invent to launch an open source catalogue for its government customers to share and consume best practices when operating in the cloud.

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Tory chancellor pledges to review IR35 rollout in UK private sector – just like all the other parties

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/02/chancellor_pledges_to_review_ir35_changes/

3 months ago

Hey contractor techies, the politicians really want your vote

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Cringe as you read Horrible Histories: UK Banking Sector, sigh as MPs finger cloudy Big 3 as future risk

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/28/mps_call_on_regulators_to_sort_out_banking_it/

4 months ago

The case of the disappearing ATMs, shonky backends and Total Sh*tshows of Banking

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Cringe as you read Horrible Histories: UK Banking Sector, sigh as MPs finger cloudy Big 3 as future risk

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/28/mps_call_on_regulators_to_sort_out_banking_it/

4 months ago

The case of the disappearing ATMs, shonky backends and Total Sh*tshows of Banking

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Who's the leakiest of them all? It's the UK's public sector, breach fine analysis reveals

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/28/public_sector_most_leaky_with_your_data_ico_fine_analysis_reveals/

4 months ago

Ah, the old lost disk scenario...

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UK tech freelancer numbers down for first time in 5 years since IR35 tax reforms hit public sector

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/22/number_of_it_contractors_drops_ir35/

4 months ago

Could drop further, depending on how zealously it's enforced

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Yorkshire public sector procurement body YPO opens £400m framework for data centres, cloud hosting and security

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/yorkshire_public_sector_procurement_body_ypo_opens_400m_framework/

6 months ago

But how much will go to AWS?

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How the energy sector is using the industry cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-the-energy-sector-is-using-the-industry-cloud/

7 months ago

Learn how the energy sector uses cloud services and which cloud providers are most popular for this vertical.

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IT outages in the financial sector: Legacy banks playing tech catch-up risk more outages, UK MPs told

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/25/clunky_banks_playing_catch_up_risk_more_outages_mps_told/

7 months ago

'How many times in a week can we change an app without it falling over?'

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