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  • UK rolls out smartphone payments for public services

    The UK government is rolling out Apple Pay and Google Pay on its online payments platform ‘Pay’, allowing citizens to pay for some of the public services accessible via its

    • Posted May 7, 2019
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  • UK steps back from Verify ID system

    The UK has announced the end of public funding for its digital identity programme, Verify. Last week, the government signed five 18-month contracts with its certified private sector identity partners,

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • UK tax authority rejects Government Digital Service ID system

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax authority, has confirmed it is to develop a dedicated identity verification system for its online users – sparking a debate over why

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Civil servants ‘wasting time’ producing unread online content

    As governments around the world rebuild websites and create online services, the UK’s digital unit has urged civil servants to ensure that the web content they produce meets users’ real

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Britain to become ‘Digital by Default’

    Britain is being encouraged to become a government of ‘digital by default’, offering savings in the tens of billions. Independent think tank Policy Exchange has produced a report outlining how

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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