Stories by Leo King

Tories warns suppliers it plans to scrap ID cards

The Conservative party has contacted the suppliers in the running for <a href="">identity cards</a> contracts with a cancellation warning letter.

UK phone line tax to fund rural broadband

A tax will be imposed on fixed telephone lines in the UK to help fund the rollout of broadband to rural areas.
This will cost every household with a landline phone 50 pence per month, equivalent to £6 a year.

Snuggle your CEO as security budgets tighten

It is vital that chief information security officers (CISOs) vastly improve their relationship with their chief executives as budgets tighten and they are expected to do more with less.

Dramatic fall in UK IT staff demand, says KPMG

There has been a dramatic fall in demand for IT staff in the UK, according to a new report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG. But the fall in demand was far less severe than other sectors.