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Encouraging social distancing with Forbo's new Coral entrance mats

As some form of social distancing restriction is likely to remain in place for the foreseeable future, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a range of entrance flooring mats, which have been designed to provide a gentle reminder to people to keep their distance.
Companies join forces on vehicle-based visual asset inspection and verification system Companies join forces on vehicle-based visual asset inspection and verification system image

17/03/2020

KOREC and NCTech today announced the launch of KlearView360°, a streamlined, hosted system designed for the identification of assets, defects or changes within images collected by vehicle or backpack.

Vent-Axia launches Lo-Carbon Response 7 range to meet the needs of social housing Vent-Axia launches Lo-Carbon Response 7 range to meet the needs of social housing image

19/02/2020

The intelligent Lo-Carbon Response 7 from Vent-Axia is a new filterless unitary fan designed to meet the specific needs of social housing.

ibml unveils world’s fastest, ultra-high-volume, intelligent scanner ibml unveils world’s fastest, ultra-high-volume, intelligent scanner image

11/02/2020

Imaging Business Machines, LLC (ibml), the leading global provider of intelligent information capture solutions, unveiled its next generation of ultra-high-volume scanners.

Leafield Environmental Leafield Environmental image

30/09/2019

Leafield Environmental is launching its new Square Heritage Recycling bin range to assist waste stream segregation ‘in the street’.

Clark-Drain Ltd Clark-Drain Ltd image

24/09/2019

Clark-Drain Ltd unveils Technodrain®, a new addition to its popular linear drainage range that broadens the choice for UK construction.

Case Studies

Liverpool supporting vulnerable citizens with Community Helper platform

Liverpool City Council has used low code technology to implement a new Community Helper tool to enable efficient delivery of emergency support to citizens self-isolating as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Duddeston apartments with energy efficiency ventilation systems Duddeston apartments with energy efficiency ventilation systems image

12/02/2020

Residents living in the refurbished ‘Boat Blocks’ high rise apartments in Duddeston, Birmingham, are reaping the benefits of new ventilation systems from EnviroVent as part of a major refurbishment project.

Modular building methods deliver fast track community centre Modular building methods deliver fast track community centre image

10/02/2020

Basildon Council selected modular building methods to create a new community centre and preschool facility for the Nevendon area, successfully fast tracking a valuable community asset with a tight construction schedule spanning just eight months.

Iconic London Council improves productivity with Mersive Solstice Iconic London Council improves productivity with Mersive Solstice image

06/02/2020

Mersive Technologies, a leader in wireless collaboration solutions, has announced that Southwark Council is sharing content wirelessly using Solstice at public and internal meetings.

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council ‘Think Digital’ with Web GIS Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council ‘Think Digital’ with Web GIS image

29/01/2020

Cadcorp SIS WebMap selected for modernising access to council services.

Local council Telford and Wrekin introduce StaySafe to their lone workers Local council Telford and Wrekin introduce StaySafe to their lone workers image

09/12/2019

Telford and Wrekin Council has partnered with StaySafe to help keep their lone working employees safe

Company Announcements

PPP Taking Care contribute £100,000 to Age UK’s £10m Emergency Coronavirus Appeal

PPP Taking Care, who provide 24/7 Personal Alarm services to people in the UK and provide the Age UK Personal Alarm service, have donated £100,000 to Age UK.
PPP Taking Care becomes the first and only Which? Approved Personal Alarm Service PPP Taking Care becomes the first and only Which? Approved Personal Alarm Service image

13/05/2020

Leading telecare provider PPP Taking Care has worked with the independent consumer body Which? to become the first personal alarm provider to achieve the Which? Trusted Trader Approved Service endorsement.

WPS continues to support essential workers in critical sectors WPS continues to support essential workers in critical sectors image

05/05/2020

WPS is continuing to deliver essential maintenance and installation work for customers within key sectors such as healthcare and utilities to ensure 24-hour availability of essential parking infrastructure.

CTEK expands into UK electrical vehicle market CTEK expands into UK electrical vehicle market image

04/05/2020

CTEK brings a dedicated local presence to help local authorities implement EV charging infrastructure solutions.

Free support tool for councils to help their local businesses Free support tool for councils to help their local businesses image

24/04/2020

GRANTfinder – the UK’s leading provider of funding information to the business, voluntary and public sector – has announced today that it is offering all councils six months’ free access to a new online funding portal.

Mitigating information security risks during lockdown Mitigating information security risks during lockdown image

21/04/2020

Leeds City Council can provide a ‘piece of mind’ solution through its online data protection e-Learning course which is suitable for all staff.

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