Official information in the digital age - www.thegazette.co.uk

The UK’s oldest public record, The Gazette, has been transformed for the digital age, making it easier than ever before to reuse and repurpose its open data.

The Gazette has been the definitive source of authoritative information for almost 350 years. It publishes, on a daily basis, details of national and personal importance – from military exploits and the Queen’s Honours to business-critical information on bankruptcies and insolvencies. Now, following a groundbreaking technological makeover, The Gazette, and its data, have been transformed for the digital age.

Car winner announced weeks before practical test

With just weeks to go before her practical driving test, Lauren Ratcliffe was announced the winner of the 2013 ‘Win a Car Competition’. The competition is run by TSO (The Stationery Office) the official publisher for the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).

Lauren entered the competition and won a Peugeot 107 Access by answering all the competition entry questions correctly and by completing this tie breaker question:

“Learning to drive will change my life, because…?”

Lauren continued: “… as an 18 year old carer I will be able to travel easier to places with exciting opportunities for individuals with severe disabilities.”

www.thegazette.co.uk - opening up 350 years of UK history

From 30 October 2013 millions of permanently recorded notices, published by authority in The Gazette, are more accessible and easily searchable than ever before through the beta website www.thegazette.co.uk. Underpinned by state of the art technology, The Gazette has been digitally transformed.

Frankfurt Book Fair

It’s almost time for the largest book and media fair in the world – with around 7500 exhibitors from over 110 countries. Following the interest from publishers last year, TSO will be exhibiting its range of digital publishing solutions at Frankfurt Book Fair from 9 to the 13 October.


This year we will be available to discuss your challenges and how we can help at our stand in Hall 4.2 stand J28.  We will demonstrate some of our latest developments and explore how our digital publishing solutions can make the difference for your business.

Our solutions include:

Are you going to Law Tech Futures on the 30 April? – We’ll see you there

We will be exhibiting at the Law Tech Futures event on 30 April, QEII Conference Centre, London, this is Europe’s biggest Legal IT event and has already sold-out.

The event brings together some of the most highly respected professionals from both the legal and commercial technology worlds to examine and explore the new range of systems, processes and platforms that will drive law firms and legal businesses into the next decade and beyond.’

Prize Peugeot gets Lizzie’s driving life started safely

Lizzie Hruza was thrilled to be on the road after a difficult start to her driving life, but the good news just kept coming when she was told that she had won a brand new car.

Competition time!

Lizzie entered the annual Win a Car Competition run by TSO (The Stationery Office) the official publisher for the DSA (Driving Standard Agency) when she was learning to drive.

She was announced the winner of the Peugeot 107 Access at the end of 2012 and it was the perfect end to a very good year for her.

Lizzie won the competition by answering all the competition entry questions correctly and by completing the tie breaker: “Learning to drive will change my life, because…?”

A grand’s worth of gear, and Grandad’s gears

After dedicating hours to restoring his Grandad’s old BSA motorbike, John Moor was thrilled to pass his motorcycle test. But winning £1,000 worth of motorcycle goodies was the icing on the cake. 

Competition time! 

John entered the annual Win Bike Gear Competition run by TSO (The Stationery Office) the official publisher for the DSA (Driving Standard Agency) when he was learning to ride.

He was announced the lucky winner of £1,000 worth of vouchers to be spent in his chosen motorcycle shop – Proto, Westgate Road, Newcastle.

John won the competition by answering all the competition entry questions correctly and by completing the tie breaker: “Learning to ride will change my life, because…?”

Williams Lea’s TSO brand and MarkLogic announce new partnership

Two successful industry experts partner to offer world-leading solutions for the benefit of their clients
Williams Lea’s TSO brand, one of the leading providers of publishing solutions, and MarkLogic Corporation, the only enterprise NoSQL database company, announced an official relationship which provides clients with TSO’s world-class consulting services for publishing projects built on MarkLogic® technology.

Williams Lea’s TSO brand, one of the leading providers of publishing solutions, and MarkLogic Corporation, the only enterprise NoSQL database company, announced an official relationship which provides clients with TSO’s world-class consulting services for publishing projects built on MarkLogic® technology.

The National Archives awards Gazettes publishing contract

The National Archives has awarded a five year concessionary contract to TSO (The Stationery Office), part of the Williams Lea Group, to publish the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes online and in print.The new contract takes effect on 1 January 2013 and offers significant savings and benefits to the public sector.

The London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes are the official journals of record of government.  They contain statutory information, notices and advertisements setting out the business of government and putting it permanently on the public record.

Highway Code campaign wins top award

A campaign encouraging all road users to keep up to date with the Highway Code has won a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.The campaign, run by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) in partnership with its official publisher TSO (The Stationery Office), has helped transform the Highway Code from a simple book into a multi-platform road safety service.

 

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