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Building a holistic view of adult social care at Bristol City Council

Mark Carlile, Head of Public Sector at itelligent-i, looks at adult social care and the role of digital transformation in Bristol City Council.
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UK councils: keeping local authorities and their residents safe and secure

UK councils must keep their systems and network infrastructures safe from harm at a time when cyberattacks are on the rise.
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How Glasgow City Council and others are tackling sustainability

Craig McKendrick, Business Development Manager at IES, discusses how Glasgow City Council and other Scottish councils are tackling climate change in the built environment.
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Promoting wellbeing in Telford and Wrekin Council

Thomas Cox, Communications Officer at Telford and Wrekin Council, discusses the importance of a wellbeing initiative for Telford and Wrekin's residents.
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Low-code helps UK councils to digitally transform and abandon legacy IT systems

Legacy IT systems are an obstacle to many UK councils in customer service operation, but low-code may be able to advance next-generation digital services.
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Councils can save residents £1600 off their annual energy bills with rooftop solar

Rooftop solar energy provided by councils could help the UK through the energy crisis, saving on costs and lowering national carbon emissions.
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Four considerations for rolling out a Clean Air Zone (CAZ)

Where do we begin in rolling out Clean Air Zones (CAZs) initiatives across the UK to tackle pollution and promote greener travel?
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Could a littering heat map solve the waste problem?

Dyl Kurpil explains the value of a littering heat map in creating a proactive, intelligence-driven anti-litter strategy.
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Enabling intelligent councils

Intelligent councils can be the future of local government, incorporating data strategy to fast forward digital transformation in a citizen-centric joined-up service.
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Data-driven Government from Unit4 ERP

Sally Murdoch, Public Sector Director from Unit4 discusses breaking down silos to create a data-driven culture in government and public administration.
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Cyber security threats on the rise: how should organisations react

Organisations face the growing risk of becoming victims of cyber security threats - what can they do to avoid them?
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Nobody’s Home: How can councils get empty homes back into use?

With the cost-of-living crisis at an unaffordable high, councils need to address empty homes and how they can benefit from having new occupants.
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Disabled facilities grant: why is it so backlogged?

Councils need to overcome functional silos and improve access to the disabled facilities grant – and technology may just be the solution.
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Lighting the way to safer streets in the UK

Safer streets can be achieved with better lighting solutions across the UK, where reductions in crime can be visibly seen in local areas with improved schemes.
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Threats from terror attacks and keeping communities safe

Cllr Nesil Caliskan, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer, Stronger Communities Board, explains how councils take terror attack threats very seriously and work hard with partners in keeping communities safe & connected.
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How can local authorities achieve net-zero targets by 2030?

Niall Gibson, building performance expert at IES, discusses how technology such as the Virtual Environment and Digital Twins can help local authorities achieve net-zero targets by 2030.
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What do rising dementia cases after the pandemic mean for local government?

John Ramsay, Founder and Managing Director of Social-Ability, discusses what rising dementia cases mean for local authorities and social care spending.
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The digital tools helping to tackle local government deficits

As the true extent of local government deficits comes to light, unlocking digital’s full potential will be the key to delivering council services in the future, says David McKinney, Local Government Managing Director at Servelec.
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How agile financial management can facilitate frontline delivery

Simon Gray, Head of Finance and Operations at Agilisys, discusses how modern agile financial management systems can enhance strategic decision making in the public sector.
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Why engagement is key to kick-starting stagnating recycling rates

In this article, Tom Giddings, general manager of Alupro, explores the results of WRAP’s latest recycling tracker survey and explains why consumer engagement is key to kick-starting stagnating recycling rates.

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