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Apr 10, 2019

Brett Leahy, chief planner at Redbridge and Richard Sankey of Arcus Global explain how smarter planning will deliver a better planning service as well as greater job satisfaction for planners.

Planners don’t enter the profession to spend their life checking applications for extensions, and chief planners shouldn’t...


Apr 1, 2019

Andrew Walker, managing the LGiU’s Homelessness Commission, Cllr Stephanie Cryan of LB Southwark and Dawn Eckersley of the East London Housing Partnership explain the depth of the housing crisis and how councils are responding

The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 - part of the Government’s aim to halve rough sleeping...


Mar 20, 2019

According to Andy Begley, who heads up adult social care, housing and public health at Shropshire Council, and is Co-Chair of West Midlands ADASS, better informed providers, consumers and commissioners should lead to a more positive view about the future of social care.

People who have care needs, and their families,...


Feb 24, 2019

The use of sensors to monitor individuals’ wellbeing is set to take off agreed Roy Grant of York Council, Mark Low of Pinacl Solutions and Karantis 306’s Nick Hampson, in the recent CLGdotTV discussion on care in the home.

Thanks to investment by the Council, York is the most connected city in the UK, and is now...


Feb 15, 2019

PwC UK drones lead Elaine Whyte, Dedrone’s Amit Samani and Tris Dyson of Nesta discuss the economic and social potential of drones and whether public anxieties might be allayed through regulation and control by public authorities. 

PwC has estimated that the UK drone market could be worth £42bn by 2030 and deliver...