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Temporary 'Nightingale Courts' to open from next week

03.08.20: The Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP has announced that the temporary ‘Nightingale Courts’ will begin hearing cases from next week, following the unveiling of the 10 sites on July 19. The Nightingale Court will provide mor...

Automating back-office processes for local authorities

29.07.20: Words provided by Cantium Business Solutions, editorially reviewed by Public Sector Executive    Who can automate back-office processes for our local authority? #CantiumCan Cantium Business Solutions is a Crown Comm...

How can data help the public sector? - National Innovation Centre for Data

16.07.20: On this week’s episode of Public Sector Voices, Emily is joined by the Director of National Innovation Centre for Data, Steve Caughey, to highlight the potential of using data to it’s full potential within the public sector and beyon...

Government proposals to boost cyber security of smart products

16.07.20: The Government has published proposals today (July 16) for a new law outlining security requirements for smart devices, which could protect millions of users from cyber criminals. Drawn up by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and S...

£705m investment into infrastructure, jobs and tech at GB-EU border

13.07.20: The UK Government announced a £705m investment package yesterday (July 12) to fund infrastructure, jobs and technology at the GB-EU border. Included in the package is up to £470m to build the port and inland infrastructure to su...

Ep. 21 - Isle of Wight fighting Covid-19 with the digital edge - Dave Stewart

10.07.20: This week, Leader of Isle of Wight Council, Dave Stewart, Joined host Emily Rodgers on the Public Sector Voices podcast. The Island has received national attention throughout the coronavirus crisis for piloting the Government’s controversi...

Digital Innovation fund open to transform Britain's supply chains

06.07.20: UK Research and Innovation has announced the opening of a multi-million pound funding pot today (July 6) to help tech and manufacturing businesses to transform supply chains. Businesses can now apply for funding for projects of up to £...

BLOG: Guildford Council through the advent of virtual meetings

17.06.20: As if leading and supporting their communities through a life-changing global pandemic wasn’t enough of a challenge, councils have also had to simultaneously respond, adapt and overcome the democratic challenges presented by social distanc...

2,500 applications open for world's first AI and data science courses

11.06.20: The Government has opened applications for the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) and data science conversion courses. The Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden announced yesterday (June 10), that 2,500 graduates can apply for a pla...

CASE STUDY: Birmingham City Council tackle online meetings

09.06.20: Emma Williamson – Head of Scrutiny Services at Birmingham City Council Birmingham City Council held an online Extraordinary Meeting of the Full Council, with 80 members, on 28th April. The Council have now held 15 meetings via Microso...

Council uses GOSS Bookings amid easing of lockdown measures

09.06.20: Content provided by Goss Interactive, editorially reviewed by Public Sector Executive Clackmannanshire Council make innovative use of GOSS Bookings in the wake of the easing of lockdown measures. With the COVID-19 lockdown re...

Protecting the public sector from cybercrime

08.06.20: Cybercrime, including ransomware, is widespread and creating significant data protection and recovery challenges for many Public Sector organisations, but how do you ensure a breach doesn't bring your organisation down? Public Sector Execut...

Coronavirus dashboards help Council to support vulnerable citizens

02.06.20: Content provided by Goss Interactive, editorially reviewed by Public Sector Executive.   New coronavirus dashboards help Gateshead Council keep track of vulnerable citizens' support requests during pandemic Gateshea...

The importance of reliable indoor mobile coverage post Covid19

28.05.20: Content provided by Nextivity, Editorially reviewed by Public Sector Executive Colin Abrey of Nextivity explains why uninterrupted 4G coverage in public sector buildings cannot wait As Covid19 lingers on relentlessly mobile telecoms an...

Socitm supports local authorities with 'a new local normal'

21.05.20: The society for innovation, technology and modernisation (Socitm) has published a document to help local authorities continue their ‘astonishing’ response to the Covid-19 crisis. New ways of working have been an essential part o...

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Temporary 'Nightingale Courts' to open from next week

03/08/2020Temporary 'Nightingale Courts' to open from next week

The Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP has announced that the temporary ‘Nightingale Courts’ will begin hearing cases from next w... more >
700 new council homes under construction in London borough of Brent

03/08/2020700 new council homes under construction in London borough of Brent

London Borough of Brent Council has announced today (Aug 3) that just under 700 new council homes are under construction in the area as part of a... more >
Extra £22.7m in funding for adult social care providers

03/08/2020Extra £22.7m in funding for adult social care providers

Welsh Health and Social Services Minster Vaughan Gething has announced £22.7m in additional funding today (Aug 3) for adult social care pro... more >

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25/10/2017Take a moment to celebrate

Devolution, restructuring and widespread service reform: from a journalist’s perspective, it’s never been a more exciting time to report on the public sector. That’s why I could not be more thrilled to be taking over the reins at PSE at this key juncture. There could not be a feature that more perfectly encapsulates this... read more >

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Prevention: Investing for the future

Prevention: Investing for the future

Rob Whiteman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPFA), discusses the benefits of long-term preventative investment. Rising demand, reducing resource – this has been th... more > more last word articles >
Temporary 'Nightingale Courts' to open from next week

03/08/2020Temporary 'Nightingale Courts' to open from next week

The Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP has announced that the temporary ‘Nightingale Courts’ will begin hearing cases from next week, following the unveiling of the 10 sites on Ju... more >
700 new council homes under construction in London borough of Brent

03/08/2020700 new council homes under construction in London borough of Brent

London Borough of Brent Council has announced today (Aug 3) that just under 700 new council homes are under construction in the area as part of a £395m investment. This is the highest ... more >

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Cleaner, greener, safer media: Increased ROI, decreased carbon

23/06/2020Cleaner, greener, safer media: Increased ROI, decreased carbon

Evolution is crucial in any business and Public Sector Executive is no different. Long before Covid-19 even became a thought in the back of our minds, the team at PSE were looking at innovative ways to deliver its content to our audience in a more dynamic and responsive manner. We’re conscious to take the time to both prot... more >
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Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

21/06/2019Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

Taking time to say thank you is one of the hidden pillars of a society. Being on the receiving end of some “thanks” can make communit... more >
How community-led initiatives can help save the housing shortage

19/06/2019How community-led initiatives can help save the housing shortage

Tom Chance, director at the National Community Land Trust Network, argues that community-led initiatives are a productive way of helping to solve... more >
Aberdeen's green transport fleet attracting international attention

19/06/2019Aberdeen's green transport fleet attracting international attention

Aberdeen City Council’s hydrogen spokesperson, councillor Philip Bell, highlights the Granite City’s determination to play a leading ... more >
A fifth of public sector workers have never received a thank you from the people they serve

13/06/2019A fifth of public sector workers have never received a thank you from the people they serve

A fifth of the country’s public sector workers say they have NEVER received a ‘thank you’ for doing their job as Public Service... more >

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Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

It’s no secret that the public sector and its service providers need to invest in technology to help make better use of their resources. Bu... more >
Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technology partners has recently welcomed a new member to its team. Matt Spencer, O2’s head of public ... more >
New Dorset Councils CEO on the creation of a new unitary: ‘This is going to be the right decision for Dorset’

05/11/2018New Dorset Councils CEO on the creation of a new unitary: ‘This is going to be the right decision for Dorset’

The new chief executive of one of the new unitary authorities in Dorset has outlined his approach to culture and work with employees, arguing tha... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers of the north joined forces to celebrate and debate how to drive innovation and improvement through th... more >

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