Govtech in 2018
John Wybrant explores the key implications 'Govtech' will have for local authorities in 2018.
John Wybrant explores how chatbots could help councils deliver better frontline services for citizens.
A problem shared...
Shared services are widely considered as a key strategy in generating savings for the UK public sector but there are still some barriers preventing their wider adoption at a local level.
This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.
This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.