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CityFibre launches full fibre network project in Wolverhampton

14 Jul 2020, 12:37 p.m.

UK digital infrastructure provider CityFibre said that work has commenced ...

DWP told to ‘prioritise improvements to Universal Credit digital system’

14 Jul 2020, 12:14 a.m.

Recruitment firm wins £4m two-year GDS deal to provide government with ‘urgent’ digital support

14 Jul 2020, 12:13 a.m.

Downing St assembles data science A-team

14 Jul 2020, 12:10 a.m.

HMRC border IT systems given £100m boost

13 Jul 2020, 5:21 p.m.

NHS to press on with digital pathology work

13 Jul 2020, 2:28 p.m.

Scottish Tech Army helps 70 organisations

13 Jul 2020, 1:47 p.m.

NCSC launches Home and Remote Working cyber exercise for businesses

13 Jul 2020, 1:10 p.m.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a new ...


Latest Resources


Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop BAPCO Journal article

13th Jul 2020

BAPCO Journal article (July 2020) on the Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop 23 June 2020

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Route to accelerated growth of the UK drone industry presented to Government

09th Jul 2020

White Paper shows path to faster economic recovery in post-pandemic / Brexit Britain

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Emergency Services eBook

08th Jul 2020

Connecting & Serving Emergency Services Teams Across the UK Cradlepoint is proud to connect and serve emergency services with technology designed to work in the toughest conditions and when agencies, officers and the community need it the most.

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BAPCO Journal - July 2020

08th Jul 2020

The July edition of the BAPCO Journal

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Remote Working: The New Normal

03rd Jul 2020

White Paper from FourNet The impact of Covid-19 is mounting, politically, economically, culturally and socially. But while many yearn for a return to normal, others are considering what the new normal could, and should, look like. Our new thought leadership piece will analyse what this new normal will mean for organisations, how they can be prepared for the future, and more importantly how they can embrace this new way of working.

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Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the control room

02nd Jul 2020

The purpose of the research was to help the control room community learn together in our collective response to the crisis and use this understanding to move forward positively. The primary themes covered included impact to workforce availability call volumes and changes in demand, working practices - including remote working and barriers to its implementation, and implications of the situation on mental health and wellbeing in the control room. Respondents to the survey comprised individuals from Police Forces, Fire Authorities and Search and Rescue across all regions within England, Wales and Scotland. Over 45% of respondents were in a management role.

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British APCO (previously known as BAPCO) is now acknowledged as the leading UK based Association in the British Isles for all professionals in public safety and civil contingencies communications and information systems.

British APCO is a growing community with extensive communications knowledge gained as a result of delivering real life public safety.  We are an independent, user led, not for profit association working to improve emergency services and public safety communications and information technology for everybody’s benefit.








British APCO members are an important part of a worldwide network of public safety communications and information technology professionals.  British APCO is affiliated to APCO Global Alliance which includes sister organisations representing public safety users in the USA and Canada.

Our members' individual experience, knowledge and expertise combined with that of our partners worldwide helps British APCO act as a hub for knowledge and support in a fast moving sector focused on public safety.