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Is the Post Office making money from disputed transactions?

By Tony Collins

This month the Shields Gazette reported that Kevin Carter and his wife Julie, who is registered disabled, had little choice but to re-mortgage their home after the Post Office’s Horizon system showed a deficit of tens of thousands of pounds. 854 more words

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Reasons for councils to avoid large-scale outsourcing? - lessons learnt report

By Tony Collins

Somerset County Council’s Audit Committee has just published “Update on Lessons Learnt from the Experience of the South West One Contract”. The lessons… 2,360 more words

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Jailed and bankrupt because of “unfit” Post Office IT? What now?

By Tony Collins

The BBC’s “PM” programme returned to the topic last week of subpostmasters who were stripped of their post office contracts and bankrupted because of theft, fraud and false accounting. 2,757 more words

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DWP appoints 180k DG Technology

By Tony Collins

Mayank Prakash is the new Director General for Technology at the Department for Work and Pensions. He’ll be responsible for the DWP’s IT services and ensuring that its technology supports current and new digital services. 151 more words

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Whitehall has taken on 100 technology experts over past year

By Tony Collins

The Cabinet Office says that government departments have taken on more than  100 IT experts over the past year.

The Government Digital Service (GDS) led the recruitment as part of a plan to raise technology-related skills in the civil service. 263 more words

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Cover-up of Universal Credit problems?

By Tony Collins

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee say the decision to award a ‘reset’ rating to the Universal Credit project is “an attempt to keep information secret and prevent scrutiny”. 485 more words

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