North of England NHS buyers name IT consultants who got in on £200m framework deal

Hundreds of millions of pounds’ worth of consultancy work farmed out

Deloitte, Atos, and Phoenix Software are among the 29 organisations who’ve been picked to provide a whopping £200m worth of IT consultancy services to the National Health Service in the north of England.…

UK firm NOW: Pensions tells 1.7 million customers a ‘service partner’ leaked their data all over ‘public software forum’

Compromised info include names, email addresses, DoBs, and National Insurance numbers

Workplace pension provider NOW: Pensions has emailed its near 1.7 million UK customers to warn about a data leakage caused by contractor error.…

UK on track to miss even its slashed full-fibre gigabit coverage goals, warn MPs

Plus: Govt has no targets at all for 5G deployment, claims telco insider

The UK’s cross-party Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has warned that the government risks missing its target to deliver gigabit-capable broadband to 85 per cent of the country by 2025, citing “considerable challenges” to the infrastructure rollout.…