Articles

November 15, 2018

How do you create a proactive safety culture?

There’s a paradox which makes sustaining safe conditions at work tricky. The better an organisation gets at preventing
November 15, 2018

The cyber house rules

In the battle to meet budget reductions without reducing services, many local authorities have found the digital revolution to be a blessing.
November 15, 2018

Flood and thunder

Catastrophic flooding fantasies are nothing new. From Biblical tales to climate change disaster movies, the fear of a world-swallowing
June 18, 2018

Urban daredevils

Parkour, a word derived from the French parcours, which means “route”, is a discipline rapidly growing in popularity across cities worldwide.
June 5, 2018

Cyber and punishment

What makes an attractive target for a cybercriminal? This is a question the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
May 24, 2018

The risks of outsourcing

Outsourcing contracts can help local authorities manage budgets and deliver effective services. However, since Carillion’s
May 21, 2018

The surprising benefits of volunteering

“One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.”
May 8, 2018

Tall orders and defibrillators

A taste for the high life and increased demand for space in urban areas has prompted the development of more high-rise
April 30, 2018

Bad Vibes

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a painful and disabling disorder of the blood vessels, nerves and joints that can