Headline Sponsor:

Government and public sector organisations are continually seeking innovative answers to complex challenges as they strive to provide higher quality, lower cost services and ensure sustainable economic development, increased accountability and a better environment for their citizens.

EY combines leading private sector practice with an understanding of diverse needs, focusing on building organisations’ capability to deliver improved services. Drawing on years of experience, we can work with you to help strengthen your organisation, deliver value for money and achieve lasting improvement.

Our Government and  Public Sector practice brings together teams of highly skilled professionals from our advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services to help you find and implement solutions to the challenges you face locally, regionally and nationally. We are committed to building a better working world and helping you meet your goals, achieve your potential and enhance public value.



Supporting Partner:

The Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) was established in 2010 to improve health and care quality in the North West.

We have over 70 member organisations who we work on a long term basis. We help member organisations to build improvement capability at all levels of their workforce, to develop and implement quality strategies and to address their quality priorities through our extensive range of annual membership offers. Much of our work is tailored to localities or individual member needs.




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Egress Software Technologies is the leading provider of data security services designed to protect shared information throughout its lifecycle.

Offering Public Sector and Enterprise customers a portfolio of complementary services, the Egress Switch platform enables end-users to share and collaborate securely, while reducing the risk of loss and maintaining compliance. These award-winning integrated services include email and document classification, email and file encryption, secure managed file transfer, and secure online collaboration.

Certified by UK Government, Switch offers a seamless user experience, powerful real-time auditing and patented information rights management, all accessible using a single global identity. 


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The ICO is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights. Our role is to uphold information rights in the public interest. Our mission is to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Our goal is to achieve a society in which: 
  • All organisations which collect and use personal information do so responsibly, securely and fairly. 
  • All public authorities are open and transparent, providing people with access to official information as a matter of course. 
  • People are aware of their information rights and are confident in using them. 
  • People understand how their personal information is used and are able to take steps to protect themselves from its misuse. 


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The NHS Skills Development Network operates across NHS organisations in England. Its remit is to provide the infrastructure for improving leadership and professional development skills, raising standards and sharing best practice through economy-wide learning.

Skills Development activities include but are not limited to:

  • Professional Education and Qualifications
  • Lifelong Learning and Continuing Professional Development
  • Talent Management
  • Career Development
  • Widening and Improving Technical Skills
  • Achieving Excellence
  • Partnership working
  • Sharing Best Practice
  • Networking
  • Accreditation


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FutureGov designs public services for the digital age. Over the past eight years, we’ve worked with more than a hundred local and national authorities across four continents to support their transformation through digital and design. 



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LookingLocal is a bespoke platform provider that brings a fresh new approach to public sector digital transformation. It’s worked with over 130 public sector organisations, by using design creativity and technical know-how to produced award-winning applications across a myriad of platforms. Owned and managed by Kirklees Council, LookingLocal has helped customers solve a multitude of challenges from Welfare Reform to Self-Care.



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IEG4 provide digital solutions that enable organisations to effectively realise a digital by default strategy. IEG4 provide software to improve a person’s ‘Quality of Life’ through early intervention, prevention, behaviour change and self-help in a holistic personalised context such that the service burden on the public sector is minimised. IEG4‘s intelligent end-to-end systems include Semitae, which facilitates the multi-agency management of multiple outcomes for an individual or a family unit. IEG4 has over 90 local authority customers.



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For 42 years YPO has supplied the public sector across the UK with products and services to help drive efficiency savings. We use our bulk buying power to achieve the best prices for our customers on supplies and for access to contract services – with everything from stationery to electricity.