The government identity standards help public and private sector organisations know that their users are who they say they are. This minimises fraud and error that can cost organisations, and the taxpayer, significant amounts of money. In this post, we talk about the work we're doing to improve the standards and make them easier to use.
New regulations mean that public sector websites and mobile apps will soon have a legal duty to meet accessibility requirements. In this blog post, we talk about what we're doing to help you meet the requirements.
Over 150 local authorities use GOV.UK Notify to send emails, text messages and letters. These organisations often have to deliver complex public services with limited resources. Here are 5 examples of teams that use Notify to save time and money, and build better services.
Last month, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) started taking online payments using GOV.UK Pay payment links, which made it the first service in Wales to adopt GOV.UK Pay. Read their story, and about how you can use GOV.UK Pay in Welsh and with custom branding.
The updated Service Standard is now live. Here's why we've changed it and what those changes mean for you.
In this guest post, Head of Scottish Digital Academy Tai McLennan looks back at how the Scottish Digital Academy has transformed into its current form, from beginning over an informal chat over coffee in Leeds to having over 900 graduates.
At GDS we regularly invite all of our staff to celebrate what we have achieved and what is coming up for us next. In this post, Louisa Mallon, Head of Internal Comms at GDS, talks about how we ran the 2019 GDS unconference, what we talked about and what we learned.
In the latest episode of the Government Digital Service Podcast, GDS Director General Kevin Cunnington talks about his time so far in tech and digital government and discusses GDS’s plans for the future.
We are expanding our security work to keep GOV.UK Verify safe from identity crime and fraud. Find out what we’re doing to protect our users and to help save the government money.
In the latest episode of the Government Digital Service podcast, we speak to people from across the public sector about how digital has affected their lives, their careers and the organisations they work for.
Building accessible and effective end-to-end services requires a holistic approach to users and the barriers they can face. Here are some things we’re working on to reduce these barriers.