Aston Medical School spinout close to launch of diagnostic and therapies for serious pregnancy condition

May Rezai, a PHD student at Aston University Medical School describes development of MirZyme Therapeutics, a spin out company working on diagnostics and therapies for pre-eclampsia....Read more

AI could solve capacity problems faced by local planning authorities

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....Read more

Rough sleepers are just the tip of the homelessness iceberg

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....Read more

Better information could lead social care providers and consumers to a more positive future view

Andy Begley, who leads adult social care, housing and public health at Shropshire Council, and co-chairs ADASS WM, says better informed providers, consumers and commissioners should deliver a more positive view about the future ...Read more

SMEs targeted by cyber criminals says Global Cyber Alliance

Need to focus on cyber security says NPCC (National Police Chiefs' Council) Lead on Cybercrime...Read more

CLGdotTV launches four programme production collaborations

Local Government Information Unit (LGiU); Empowering You; Tailor Made Projects and SOENECS partner with CLGdotTV to produce regular scheduled programmes and podcasts...Read more

IoT devices used in care predicted to rise to ‘billions’ in a few years

Public anxiety about drones could stymie economic and social benefits

Ask your taxi driver: ‘do you live in a smart city?’

Public sector yet to get smart about workforce

Deprioritising tech may be the smart route to public service transformation

Will Defra’s new Resources and Waste Strategy deliver the ‘circular economy’?

Cannabis: legal in the UK this year or any time soon?

How can public sector take up of SME innovation be increased?