Opinion

Advancing beyond ‘business as usual’

17/09/2020

Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO of Freespace, looks at the role workplace technology can play in helping councils deliver services during the Covid-19 crisis.

A perfect storm for care homes

16/09/2020

Iain MacBeath, strategic director, health and wellbeing at Bradford City Council, looks at the challenges facing the adult social care sector.

The key pandemic priorities for employers revealed

15/09/2020

Martin Shields, head of safety, health & environment at ODS, looks at the key pandemic priorities for employers.

More than ever, UK businesses require help to be innovative

09/09/2020

Jessica Antley explains why Worcestershire County Council has set up a new platform to drive crowd innovation across the county.

Double-down on digital

07/09/2020

Neil Murray calls on councils to double-down on digital to drive a recovery which levels up all parts of the UK.

Leaving home: life post-council

28/08/2020

Amy McGregor-Dainton, a council communications officer on sabbatical from Australia in the UK, explains what she misses about working in local government.

Safely into school

27/08/2020

How many plans can be made when it comes to transport to education settings? Liz Davidson reports.

Community Wealth Building: Kick-starting economic recovery on the doorstep

24/08/2020

Sarah Stone explores how CWB can be used to build back better post-Covid and how councils can maximise social value in the procurement process.

COVID-19 spotlights information management shortcomings in local government

20/08/2020

James Paton highlights the glaring gaps in information management capabilities and provides some practical action points.?

Are you doing enough to protect your lone workers?

18/08/2020

Naz Dossa explains why it is essential that local authorities consider the safety and psychological effects of staff working alone.

The ‘Great Reset’: Reshaping transport for a greener future

17/08/2020

Sandra Witzel explores how Mobility as a Service (MaaS) can help local transport authorities encourage active travel.

From a regional to a national approach: how the West Midlands is leading on apprenticeships

11/08/2020

Jose Lopes outlines a strategic approach to apprenticeships and how the West Midlands’ strong track record and methodology is the perfect vehicle with which to pioneer and boost apprenticeships on a national scale.

A modular solution to the housing crisis

10/08/2020

Richard Hyams says modular construction is the untapped answer to providing shelter to Britain’s homeless.

Why local government CIOs must prove they are genuinely transformative

07/08/2020

Mark Armstrong argues that IT must be aligned with the chief executive to be genuinely transformative.

Making the case for drones in a post-Grenfell landscape

03/08/2020

Rebecca Jones explains how councils can use drones to survey inaccessible properties, such as high-rise towers.

Micromobility: Lessons from Australia

31/07/2020

Joshua Sattler explores how micromobility can help UK towns and cities recover from COVID-19.

Following Orders: five actions necessary for DCOs

29/07/2020

Matthew Spry and Nicki Mableson  argue that approving large housing schemes under a Development Consent Order will need clear guidance.

Planning, designing and maintaining safe water systems

23/07/2020

Dave Lancaster explains why a Water Safety Plan can help minimise risk when re-opening public buildings.

Shared Lives in health

22/07/2020

Personalised care must be high on the agenda as we look to create a stronger, kinder and more connected society, writes Alex Fox OBE.

The impact of a green recovery on local authorities

21/07/2020

Jon Beasley explains why local authorities are sitting on the precipice of a transport transformation.

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