Councils are making huge savings exposing fraud by matching their own data, with proven ethical safeguards – here’s how…..

Rachael Tiffen, Senior Manager, Financial Crime & Fraud, at Grant Thornton UK LLP and Nina Thomas, Associate, London Counter Fraud Hub at CIPFA, tell Hilary Simpson, Founder Sleuth Co-op, how this is being done and the scale of potential benefits...Read more

Regenerating the centre of Bracknell required an exciting wrap-around digital environment to support the new physical infrastructure.

Stuart Smith of Exponential-e and Rob Bosher of Quintessance worked together on the project....Read more

The number of drug related deaths in England has hit a new high.

Paul North, Hardeep Matharu & Clark French look at the new ONS figures and question the medicinal use of cannabis which for many remains illegal....Read more

Martin Reeves CEO Coventry and SOLACE lead on LG finance on the crisis in local government

Ten years of austerity and two years of focusing on Brexit have bankrupted local government....Read more

Using data to improve local services: stories from the frontline

Peter Wells, Head of Policy, Open Data Institute & Brad Smith, Web Services Manager, Hertfordshire CC talk to Hilary Simpson of Sleuth Co-op...Read more

Arts and Culture are recognised as powerful drivers for cohesive, safe, sustainable communities

Stella Duffy, writer and theatre maker, co-founder of Fun Palaces & Darren Henley CEO Arts Council England talking up a storm...Read more

The state of drug treatment in the United Kingdom

Improving health and wellbeing in communities through social prescribing, micro-commissioning and developing volunteers

Fun Palaces - an engine for place making that is driving community cohesion

What can "digital" do for social care

Nobody wants to live in a care home.....

What does the future hold for local government?

How tech is helping older people live independently at home, for longer

Is the current preoccupation with service design a genuine step forward or just another phase that local government is going through