The importance of communication in the public sector

Scoro's Simon Chapman explains why communication is the first step towards digital transformation of the public sector

Five reasons why the public sector still doesn't embrace G-Cloud

Romy Hughes outlines some of the many reasons why the public sector still shuns the G-Cloud and other frameworks

Thanking employees after a year like no other

How can gifting incentives boost employee well-being this Christmas? Gail Cohen, of the Gift Card & Voucher Association, explores

Waste management during national lockdown

Lee Marshall looks at why lockdown provided an opportunity as much as a challenge for those in the waste management sector

The importance of environmental health

Ross Matthewman explains the vital role environmental health professionals play in keeping our communities safe and protecting our environment

The biggest technology public sector trends in 2021

As we head towards a new year, Martin Riley identifies the biggest technological trends to impact the public sector in 2021

How automation is changing the public sector for the better

Sascha Giese looks at what the 'rise of the robots' means for the UK public sector and the challenges the sector will face in keeping up with this growing trend

The potential of e-bikes to transform British travel

Daniel Gillett from urges the government seize the opportunities e-cycles offer by helping to make them a more realistic way of travelling for more people

Stopping homelessness before it begins

Trevor Hampton explains why a predict and prevent strategy is vital for preventing people slipping into homelessness as unemployment surges

Establishing a new way of working

In this digitisation article, Paul Webb discusses how councils are having to operate differently through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond

The role of urban design in cities, towns and villages

It is important for decision makers to take a long-term approach to improving the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages, says Justin Webber

Knowledge is power: Asset management in local government

Elena Major explains why now is the time for technology investment to drive accelerated, long-term assessment management

Mitigating stress in the workplace

Tina Chander explains the steps that organisations should consider to tackle the issue of stress and mitigate the impact it can have on the workplace

Reaching sustainability goals within the workplace

Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the IWFM, discusses the opportunity to put sustainability at the centre of the ‘Build Back better’ agenda

Levelling-up playing fields, parks and green spaces

Helen Griffiths explains how the legal protection of parks and green spaces can help to advance the government ‘levelling-up’ agenda

Designing healthier places

Sue Morgan, Executive Director of the Design Council, discusses the relationship between health and well-being and active travel

Imagine a city without trees…

Suzanne Simmons explains why the Covid-19 crisis may well shape our response to urban trees and green space supply

Line managers short of health and safety training

As businesses strain to remain afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has never been more important to get health and safety right, writes Virman Man

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Event Diary

The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

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