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Queen’s Building – University of Bristol Engineering & The New Wing

Monday 05 December 2022 @ 16:42

Located between University Walk and Cantocks close, Queen’s Building is a large, four-storey, 1950’s building that falls within the Tyndalls Park Conservation Area. The north-west section of the building is under proposal for extension.

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Queen’s Building – University of Bristol Engineering & The New Wing

Why clean databases aren't just for Christmas

Monday 14 November 2022 @ 14:12

As the end of the year looms some in the public sector invest any available end of year budget into ‘back office’ tasks, such as cleaning their user databases. This sees them cleaning the contact data on their databases – names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses of those that use their services – to ensure accurate datasets. 

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Why clean databases aren't just for Christmas

The algorithmic tool freeing ICO's resources

Thursday 03 November 2022 @ 11:48


The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is using an algorithmic tool that categorises incoming emails and sends an automatic response signposting to an online service to organisations and individuals who are requesting a change in their business address.

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The algorithmic tool freeing ICO's resources

Why content sprawl has CIOs running scared

Friday 28 October 2022 @ 10:22

Emerging and advancing technologies are driving the exponential growth of content creation and retention in an organisation. This growth is creating unmanaged silos, often containing terabytes or even petabytes of information. 

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Why content sprawl has CIOs running scared

Cost of living crisis driving public sector demand for salary sacrifice car schemes

Tuesday 25 October 2022 @ 10:46

Fleet management experts see cost of living crisis drive public sector demand for salary sacrifice car schemes

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Cost of living crisis driving public sector demand for salary sacrifice car schemes

The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) - Inspiring business and consumer confidence

Tuesday 18 October 2022 @ 12:21

With almost 80,000 businesses now part of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) and more than £97billion of consumer spending protected, CCAS continues to grow from strength to strength. CCAS was launched by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) in 2013 as a means of promoting consumer interests by setting out the principles of effective customer service and protection.

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The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) - Inspiring business and consumer confidence

Essential Campaign Advice for Political Candidates with Disabilities

Friday 14 October 2022 @ 11:00

Running for office is a way to impact your community and create the change you want to see. The following advice will help you navigate the challenges of campaigning, including how to address inclusivity for others with disabilities, courtesy of WiredGov.

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Essential Campaign Advice for Political Candidates with Disabilities

Local Authority Case Study –Energy Consumption significantly reduced - Projected 5-Year Savings almost £1m

Monday 03 October 2022 @ 11:46

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council (RCTCBC) consists of Five Valleys to include Rhondda Fawr, Fach, Cynon, Taf and Ely with a population of 238,306 (2016 Census) and is the third largest of the 22 Authorities within Wales.

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Local Authority Case Study –Energy Consumption significantly reduced - Projected 5-Year Savings almost £1m

Developing leadership within local authorities

Wednesday 21 September 2022 @ 13:50

Professional development is an intrinsic factor for organisations in operating smarter and more efficiently. By helping employees master the skills they need to progress, you can shape the development of your future leaders. As an organisation which for many years has provided professional qualification training, CTSI understands the huge benefits that professional development provides to both employees and their own organisations.

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Developing leadership within local authorities

The importance of fraud prevention during the cost of living crisis

Sunday 11 September 2022 @ 09:54

The big jump in inflation has created a cost of living crisis. Combine this with an increase in digitalisation of services and remote working at a time of great volatility in the world, and you create new motives and justification for fraud to flourish. In fact, the current turmoil has fed into the three elements of the fraud triangle: motivation, opportunity and rationalisation.

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The importance of fraud prevention during the cost of living crisis

UK government and political organisations have spent over £15m on Meta advertising since 2019

Thursday 21 July 2022 @ 11:15

Government and political organisations have spent more than £15m on advertising and exposure on Meta (formally Facebook Inc) since November 2018, which is the second-highest out of all UK industries.

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UK government and political organisations have spent over £15m on Meta advertising since 2019

How technology can empower a public sector facing significant cuts

Wednesday 29 June 2022 @ 12:30

There is huge pressure on the public purse due to Covid. It’s the main factor why the government has recently announced its plans to cut up to 91,000 civil service jobs - about a fifth of the workforce - over the next three years to save £3.5 billion.

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How technology can empower a public sector facing significant cuts

UKAuthority Smart Places & Communities 2022

Monday 13 June 2022 @ 11:05

UKAuthority Smart Places & Communities 2022 
Wed 22nd- Fri June 24th 2022, 11:00-12:45 via Teams Live

Join UKAuthority this month for our virtual conference running across three mornings as we explore the development of digitally smart communities and infrastructures and discuss what we can imagine for the future of public services. 

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UKAuthority Smart Places & Communities 2022

CTSI Conference 15-17 June 2022 - The Mercure Grand, Bristol

Wednesday 08 June 2022 @ 10:11

Paul Scully,  Parliamentary Undersecretary of State at BEIS announced as Key Plenary Speaker

CTSI's Conference is the leading Consumer Affairs event in the regulatory calendar. Find out more and register now
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CTSI Conference 15-17 June 2022 - The Mercure Grand, Bristol

Objective selected for firearms legislative reform

Monday 23 May 2022 @ 10:00

Objective RegWorks, a specialist end-to-end regulatory platform, has been selected by New Zealand Police to develop the firearms registry.

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Objective selected for firearms legislative reform

Automation Deployed by City of Wolverhampton Council: Latest Video Case Study

Monday 25 April 2022 @ 16:55

City of Wolverhampton Council were looking for a partner to help them redesign their core IT service functions, including implementation and training.

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Automation Deployed by City of Wolverhampton Council: Latest Video Case Study

Gartner Report Predicts 2022: Governments Scaling Gains From Disruption

Wednesday 20 April 2022 @ 16:47

In 2020 and 2021, governments accelerated digital initiatives to respond to pandemic-induced operational disruptions.  

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Gartner Report Predicts 2022: Governments Scaling Gains From Disruption

Covid Survey Case Study – Coronavirus and Me

Tuesday 12 April 2022 @ 11:52

For many of us, school was the time of our lives. It’s the time when we’re most socially active - surrounded by friends every day with no responsibilities or distractions.

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Covid Survey Case Study – Coronavirus and Me

Latest Guidance on Renewable Energy Technologies, Certified Bodies, Schemes, Best Practice and Legislation

Thursday 10 March 2022 @ 16:00

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is launching a new, free expert guide for green energy installation businesses through its Business Companion platform.

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Latest Guidance on Renewable Energy Technologies, Certified Bodies, Schemes, Best Practice and Legislation

Four steps to spring clean public sector databases

Thursday 10 March 2022 @ 15:56

The challenging last two years have seen many in the public sector understandably focus on providing core services to the public. This has meant a large number have neglected important ‘back office’ functions, such as ensuring the cleanliness of their databases.

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Four steps to spring clean public sector databases

Food Waste Action week: 7 - 13 March 2022

Monday 07 March 2022 @ 09:50

With UK households wasting on average the equivalent of eight meals a week, (87,000 tonnes of food waste across all households in seven days), TV presenter Gregg Wallace joins Food Waste Action Week to help households get on top of food waste and spread the message Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change.

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Food Waste Action week: 7 - 13 March 2022

Workplace Wellbeing with Civil Service Sports Council

Thursday 10 February 2022 @ 10:00

The past couple of years have been extremely challenging and it has become increasingly important to reassess our commitment to wellbeing as well as how we can educate ourselves and support those around us.

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Workplace Wellbeing with Civil Service Sports Council

IriusRisk and Methods partner to deliver automated threat modeling for public sector software

Wednesday 19 January 2022 @ 10:15

Automated threat modelling company IriusRisk has partnered with Methods, the leading public sector digital transformation consultant to deliver embedded threat modeling to improve the security of public sector services.

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IriusRisk and Methods partner to deliver automated threat modeling for public sector software

Good, Bad & Ugly: One Year Procuring with The Government Social Value Model

Sunday 09 January 2022 @ 12:48

Live Event: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 12:30 - 13:30 GMT - Intelligent thinking, shared learning, enabled services, quality outcomes, best social value for taxpayers

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Good, Bad & Ugly: One Year Procuring with The Government Social Value Model

How address verification can help solve a number of challenges for the public sector in 2022

Monday 03 January 2022 @ 00:00


How address verification can help solve a number of challenges for the public sector in 2022

 
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How address verification can help solve a number of challenges for the public sector in 2022

DWF named as a supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service's Legal Services panel

Monday 13 December 2021 @ 11:10

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has been named as a supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service's (CCS) Legal Services Panel, which has a total estimated value of £300 - £400m.

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DWF named as a supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service's Legal Services panel

Safeguarding COVID19 Vaccines

Tuesday 07 December 2021 @ 10:38

The system allows healthcare professionals to continuously monitor vaccines stored in a fridge and receive alerts should the temperature move out of a defined range.

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Safeguarding COVID19 Vaccines

Why data hygiene is critical for local councils

Tuesday 19 October 2021 @ 16:10

Even before Covid and the accelerated period of digital transformation, parts of the private sector had undergone a data revolution. Data analytics now sit firmly at the heart of many organisations influencing what communications we receive, what product recommendations we are offered, the news we are served and even the creation of TV shows based on what an algorithm believes will be successful.

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Why data hygiene is critical for local councils

SAFER BUSINESS DRIVING, CPD Standards Office Accredited face to face interactive 2 hours training course/presentation

Monday 11 October 2021 @ 00:00

A new and exciting Continuing Professional Development (CPDSO) accredited training product has been added to my list of driver management services. Class One Driver Management Logo

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SAFER BUSINESS DRIVING, CPD Standards Office Accredited face to face interactive 2 hours training course/presentation

How to ensure compliance as anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) laws proliferate

Sunday 10 October 2021 @ 13:57

Fraud is becoming a serious problem in the public sector as interactions in the digital space become more prevalent.

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How to ensure compliance as anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) laws proliferate
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