Opinion

Ensuring continuity of care in a time of crisis

22/05/2020

Julie Tyas discusses how tech is becoming the eyes and ears of social workers during the pandemic.

What will the car-free cities of the future look like?

19/05/2020

Ben Mercer explores what car-free cities could look like and how will these policies will change our city-centre commutes.

Securing the best sites for future development

15/05/2020

Katja Stille explains why a more strategic approach is needed for site allocation.

Councils must continue recycling collections to avoid negative environmental impact

07/05/2020

Recycling collections must continue during lockdown or risk longer term damage to our environment says Tim Gent.

Helping smokers to quit during Covid-19

06/05/2020

Alan Sutherland calls on councils to make use of more digital tools to help smokers quit during Covid-19

A greener future?

01/05/2020

Steven Meersman warns that transitioning to net-zero must continue to be a priority despite Covid-19.

We can’t let the loudness of lockdown drown out the voices of the most vulnerable

29/04/2020

Emma Lewis describes why now more than ever we must shine a light on the experiences of those who cannot speak up for themselves.

The future of local authority payment services

22/04/2020

Danny Vant asks what does the future of local authority payments have in store?

Risk and resilience around Covid-19

15/04/2020

Kella Bowers outlines the potential for future civil liability in social care.

Re-write the rules of recruitment

15/04/2020

Anne-Marie Scott offers her predictions for public sector recruitment challenges for 2020 and asks, ‘how do we recruit the right candidates?’

‘We’re not in it for the money’

14/04/2020

Emma Lewis, a member of the Victims and Survivors Panel at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, explores what redress really means for survivors.

Building beautiful

31/03/2020

Edward Nash argues the challenge of embracing beauty is an opportunity for communities.

Creating a gigabit-capable nation

31/03/2020

Evan Wienburg outlines how to ensure many happy full fibre returns for UK plc by 2025.

Making the most of empty spaces

23/03/2020

Will Kinnear outlines how flexible workspace can lead the way in regeneration for local authorities.

Finding the right IT outsourcing partner

13/03/2020

Denis Kaminskiy provides his top tips on finding the right IT outsourcing partner.

Fire safe specification: The role of door closers

11/03/2020

Graham Hulland is calling on housing authorities and local councils to put tenant’s safety first and to look closely at what must be considered to correctly specify door closers.

Strategic workforce planning

09/03/2020

Michael Culshaw explains why local government needs a a strategic workforce plan whitepaper.

A pathway to low carbon heat

03/03/2020

Ian Rose explains why decarbonising home heating offers financial opportunity to registered social landlords.

An innovative approach to tackling homelessness

21/02/2020

Cllr Sue Fennimore explains what innovative approach Hammersmith & Fulham Council is taking to tackle homelessness.

The balancing act: reducing emissions and improving transportation

17/02/2020

Paul Moorby outlines how using Big Data to analyse real-time traffic information can help councils to refine traffic management policies whilst reducing carbon emissions.

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