Regional Government

Bedford Borough Council uses technology to empower its workforce

Bedford Borough Council uses technology to empower its workforce

Like all UK local authorities, Bedford Borough Council is being squeezed from all sides. It must look to…

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Digital skills are a right for all

Digital skills are a right for all

More of us, using more devices, are exploiting digital to make meaningful connections with our social networks, to create our own…

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Norfolk puts power in the hands of the citizens

Norfolk puts power in the hands of the citizens

Like local authorities across the country, in Norfolk we’re being affected by significant budget challenges; savings of some £69 million in 14/15 and £36 million from the next fiscal year. Combined with…

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Taking care in a digital world

Taking care in a digital world

Social care providers in the UK are facing a perfect storm of challenges, with an increased level of…

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Review: The Small Business Debate

On March 2nd, the Your Better Business team attended the Small Business Debate (#SBDebate) – a pre-election event organised by small business network Enterprise Nation and…

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The Small Business Debate – it’s all to play for

The Small Business Debate – it’s all to play for

Five years ago, on the eve of the last general election, the small business landscape was a very different place. As we hurtle into the next…

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Top 5 must-read books for entrepreneurs

Top 5 must-read books for entrepreneurs

Portfolio, part of Penguin Random House UK, publishes the very best business and personal development books. These five books are among their…

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Empowering students through connected classrooms

Empowering students through connected classrooms

In 1959 Issac Asimov wrote a short story called “Profession”. In that story people learnt how…

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Helping local government get the best bang for its buck

Helping local government get the best ‘bang for its buck’

The finances of local authorities around the UK are being squeezed from both sides. Austerity…

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How technology and digital skills can help the disadvantaged

How technology and digital skills can help the disadvantaged

We already know that technology has the power to help the less advantaged; this is not…

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