The Orange Order has been given a £300k grant from the Ulster-Scots Agency for their ambitious plan to create a virtual Twelfth. Due to the Covid-19, all Orange parades have been cancelled. But the Order is hoping to use the latest Virtual Reality technology to give at-home members the experience of parading. The project is the brainchild of Banford Abernathy, founder of PurePet, a company that creates VR systems for training vets. Banford said: Three generations of my family have … Read more
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Plus: Treasury and Work & Pensions lessons. Greenlighters v the rest. Remembering Attlee’s surplus. And: the key question now is “how”, not “what”.
With parents having to balance their children’s education with their own employment demands, how can technology facilitate these two demands?
Automation, artificial intelligence and the internet of things were already encouraging us to consider the future of employment. The crisis has pushed that discussion to the fore
Outbreak forces officials and MEPs to innovate on virtual meetings and decision-making.
Troublemaking Tories are proving something of a nightmare for whips. But they are no bad thing as the UK moves forward with its Huawei contract.
US places 30-day travel ban on anyone who has been to the European Schengen area.
Just don’t mention Brexit.
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Who’s who, what’s at stake, and dates for your diary.
‘We will not agree to any obligations for our laws to be aligned with the EU’s,’ document says.
Exciting developments in new technology, carbon credits and alternative fuel sources make the goal achievable.
The UK’s new immigration plan reveals plenty about the kind of country Boris Johnson wants to lead.
British government tells employers to ‘adjust’ to not being able to recruit low-skilled workers from Europe.
Under proposals to combat online harms, companies could be fined and employees could face criminal charges if they fail to combat online illegal content.
A trade deal between the UK and US is still on track despite the 5G bust-up.
London remains ‘a partner and a friend,’ US secretary of state says.
The Foreign Secretary promises the Government is “establishing one of the strongest regimes for telecoms security anywhere in the world”.
US President Donald Trump had urged Britain to ban the Chinese tech giant.
Migration Advisory Committee chair says advice should decrease immigration, but also lower rate of growth in population, employment and GDP.
Boris Johnson set to decide whether to ban equipment made by Huawei from the UK’s 5G network.
‘As we leave the EU I want to send a message that the UK is open to the most talented minds in the world,’ said Boris Johnson.
There would seem to be a difference between the rhetoric coming out of the US and the implementation of policy.
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
This is the second in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
“I don’t want, as UK prime minister, to put in any infrastructure that is going to prejudice our national security.”
UK prime minister looks to appease Trump while allowing Chinese equipment to speed up the rollout of 5G in Britain.