Innovate UK, the UK innovation agency, has launched a nationwide peer learning initiative for scaleup business leaders, in collaboration with the ScaleUp Institute. Innovate UK EDGE, the agency’s business growth & scaling service, has selected 200 founders, MDs and CEOs at innovative scaling businesses from its portfolio of clients to participate in 14 Scaleup Peer Networks … [Read more...] about Innovate UK launches peer networks initiative to help innovative businesses scale
The UK government has published a framework for any public sector bodies using automated decision-making systems. The aim is to make the use of algorithms and automated decision-making systems within the public sector more transparent, ethical and accountable. The framework was produced by the Cabinet Office in collaboration with the Central Digital and Data Office and the … [Read more...] about Providing AI and data services to the UK public sector? Then you need to be aware of the “Ethics, Transparency and Accountability Framework for Automated Decision-Making”
Regulatory Sandboxes for Fintechs Building apps is difficult enough without the need to ensure legal compliance. Fintech apps are a case in point with strict legal requirements from both financial and privacy regulators needing to be adhered to. Luckily, help is at hand in the UK with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) offering … [Read more...] about Should you be using a sandbox for your fintech app?
Organisations representing the London tech community have called on the next London Mayor to double down on encouraging investment and growth in the technology sector. The report outlines a series of initiatives to help the capital recover post-COVID and strengthen its reputation as a centre for innovation and growth. The report’s authors (Tech London Advocates, techUK,. London … [Read more...] about New tech manifesto for London
The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released a report ("Increasing Access to Data Across the Economy") from Frontier Economics with advice from Professor Diane Coyle (co-director of Cambridge Bennett Institute) which outlines a framework to help DCMS prioritise potential interventions to increase the availability of data across the UK economy. … [Read more...] about DCMS report outlines framework for increasing data sharing across UK economy