Local government

5 benefits of cloud-based applications to public sector organisations

Deploying a modern, cloud-based application can transform both the way a service works and the experience that their customers and residents receive. As organisations like Be First start moving applications and infrastructure to the cloud, benefits start being realised immediately.

August 26, 2021
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Reopening high streets and helping local economies build back better

Heartflood’s Chris Gregory talks through our recent support provided to Croydon Council, in supporting the recovery of a range of town and local centres as part of the government and ERDF Reopening High Streets Safely and Welcome Back funding streams.

August 4, 2021
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The Dos & Don’ts of migrating data to the cloud

From legacy systems to digital de-railing, Paul lays out the dos and don’ts of data migration.

May 19, 2021
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Should councils continue to make commercial investments?

31ten has been working with a number of Councils to set up such investment funds that make finance available to local businesses to seed economic growth and regeneration.

May 4, 2021
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Lessons from lockdown: Strategies to support mental health and well being of staff

This week, we held a virtual discussion group with some senior local government clients to explore how they have been supporting their staff through this period.

May 22, 2020
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What is ‘truly affordable housing’?

We have been working with local authorities that want to bring a commitment to deliver truly affordable housing into their Housing Strategy. But what does ‘truly affordable housing’ mean?

December 10, 2018
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Cap and trade: unlocking the benefits of scrapping the HRA debt cap

The lifting of the housing revenue account debt cap will only boost housing numbers effectively if councils combine the new flexibility with existing models such as housing companies.

November 19, 2018
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7 key trends in customer contact management in local government

Achieving great customer experience is challenging in local government. But it is possible to improve the experience.

November 9, 2018
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Scrapping the HRA cap is an opportunity for housing companies

Andy Pack tells Room 151 his views on the Government’s announcement to scrap the HRA cap.

October 4, 2018
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To survive the next decade local government needs to collaborate for growth

Against a backdrop of continuing funding constraints, increasing demand and raised customer expectations we believe local authorities need to take action now. We have identified four key interventions to ensure survival in the next decade.

October 2, 2018
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