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May 15, 2020

The organisation behind the national Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally Strategy sets out threats and counter measures

Nick Downing, Chief Intelligence Officer at Cifas, the national fraud authority, told CLGdotTV about new opportunities presented by the Covid-19 crisis that have fraudsters ‘rubbing their...


Apr 28, 2020

Businesses made idle by closure of commercial premises are being enabled to support hard-pressed domestic collections  

A new matching platform has been set up by industry body CIWM to help bring in idle resources from commercial collections to support domestic collection services hit by high demand and a...


Mar 24, 2020

Councils could soon have access to an online tool for residents to self-assess their social care needs without face-to-face intervention from an officer.

Development of such a product has completed the discovery phase, says Guy Giles of the public sector innovation agency CC2i, with the ‘alpha’ phase is expected to...


Mar 15, 2020

At around the time Alex Nash was looking for a final year project for his engineering degree at Loughborough University, his grandfather was diagnosed with Dementia.

‘The technology available to him was old, and analogue, and didn’t provide any reassurance to the family that he was OK’ says Alex, nearly five years...


Jan 18, 2020

A wide range of professionals from the world of planning and development convened at December’s MapLondon event to explore how cities might be made better through more data sharing and wider use of digital maps.

The podcast, captured against the background hubbub of the event, features contributions from a range of...