Digital transformation can enable councils to run more smoothly - if everyone gets on board. William Eichler talks to Richard Godfrey, assistant director for digital at Peterborough, about ‘thinking digitally’.
Neil Merrick explores the impact and financial burdens the new Homelessness Reduction Act will have on local authorities.
Rhodri Davies explores how mayors can jump-start a new culture of civic philanthropy.
Ruth Barnes outlines the common pitfalls local authorities and their development partners face when embarking on Combined Heat and Power (CHP) projects.
Tiffany Cloynes explains how councils can differentiate between essential and discretionary services.
Tom Morton calls for more rigorous standards to apply to alarm receiving centres (ARCs) in care services.
What can councils do to support disabled people in their own homes? The director of Foundations, Paul Smith, explains.
James Routledge argues the case for councils investing in property and provides some tips on how to succeed.
Peter Dunn outlines how local government can best address the corporate memory challenge.
Prevent manager Waqar Ahmed delivers a reality check for the much-maligned counter-extremism initiative, arguing that while there are challenges to the programme, it has helped thwart potential attacks.