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Councils ‘wasting’ two million hours every year re-keying data

Local authorities are ‘wasting’ two million man hours every year due to the hidden costs of delivering digital services, a new report is warning. The annual National Digital Report from NDL found that the delivery of online serv...

Local authorities join forces to give boost to City Deal bid for the Cardiff Capital Region

The ten local authorities of South East Wales have joined forces to help deliver a City Deal for the Capital City Region. The formal agreement to work together is a major step forward in the bid to bring a City Deal to the region. A &p...

Digital - the most plausible response to austerity - not yet embraced by many local public service organisations

Digital approaches that provide the most plausible response to austerity are yet to be embraced by many local public service organisations, says a new report from Socitm. Living with austerity: making hard choices for ICT investment shows how...

Norfolk in talks with Suffolk and other Eastern region councils as devolution agenda gathers pace

It is one of a number of options being looked at ahead of a devolution meeting between Norfolk’s county and district leaders to be held today. Managing director Wendy Thomson said ministers had hinted that they would want to see econo...

South Tyneside partnership delivering integrated care

A partnership of NHS South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group, South Tyneside Council and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust is implementing a new integrated care model, which is proving popular with local residents. Under the initiativ...