The service I’ve been working on for the past few months is a bit different to most government services: it doesn’t involve any transactions.
I’d like to take the opportunity to explain why diversity matters so much for us at Justice Digital & Technology, and what we are doing to create a more inclusive team that better represents our users.
We’ve recently rolled out a new model for helping our teams meet the Digital by Default service standard.
To celebrate the first anniversary of our LGBTQ* community at the Ministry of Justice we took a trip to Bletchley Park; home of the WWII codebreakers and where Alan Turing famously broke German ciphers. Turing was a gay man who was …
Our job was to deliver a new online service helping people appeal to the tax tribunal once fees were introduced.
Since November, Richard Carling from the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has been working with the Government Digital Service’s registers team to create a prison register.
Like most digital and technology teams in government we find recruitment a challenge.
At the Ministry of Justice, we code in the open, by default. This means whenever we write software, we make our source code available to anyone and everyone.
The start of the year is sometimes known as Divorce January due to the rise in enquiries about separation that happens after the holidays.
As organisations which deliver software grow, there’s a very common need to define what they see as best practice for software development.