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  • Blog: How can councils protect small businesses and the local economy as we move to the ‘new normal’?

    As lockdown lifts, the challenges raised by COVID-19 remain, particularly the devasting impact on our economy. Even as we move into a ‘new normal’, the effects on our economy are still visible, with SME’s and other local businesses reeling from the unexpected economic pressure, and over 600,000 citizens have lost their jobs.

  • Blog: Lessons Learnt from the COVID-19 OneView Service Webinar by CIPFA and Xantura

    The Charted Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has gone into partnership with Xantura to deliver the One View solution: identifying vulnerable citizens who are most in need of support to enable a targeted response. 

  • Blog: How can we use data to improve outcomes for vulnerable people in social care?

    Covid-19 has brought social care to the forefront of people’s minds. The nation has begun to recognise some of the issues the social care sector faces, such as PPE provision and lack of funding. However, there is one topic which could help improve outcomes for vulnerable people in social care: the use of data.

  • Blog: Tackling knife-related violence "Now and in Future"

    On the 4th June 2020, over 70 attendees from local authorities, the third sector and the police came together for the first event hosted by London Ventures on the topic of Knife Crime. “Tackling Knife-Related Violence: Now and in Future” was designed to bring together experts from the public and third sectors to start a conversation about how we can tackle this increasing issue, particularly in the context of Covid-19.

  • Blog: Delivering public/private partnerships with citizens at the core

    South Kesteven District Council (SKDC), like other public sector organisations, faces a backdrop of rising demand for services whilst budgets are tightening. To do more with less resources, South Kesteven partnered with a private sector organisation using Intelligent Automation to support the delivery of their digitally enabled transformation programme.

  • Blog: Identifying and understanding vulnerability during Covid-19

    The recent announcement from National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott, reinforces the fact that breadth and pace of data sharing will be critical in understanding and supporting those most in need during the crisis. 
    London Ventures are supporting the One View solution – currently live in Barking & Dagenham – which harnesses data from a range of systems to identify those at risk, and what their level of risk is, both now and over the coming months.
  • Blog: “Good data” - not big, not clever, just good

    On Wednesday 5 July London Ventures held a Fringe Event at the LGA 2017 Conference in Birmingham titled, “Good data” - not big, not clever, just good.

  • Blog: Fostering collaboration

    Following Foster Care Fortnight (8-21 May), on 23 May London Ventures hosted a roundtable to explore the challenges and opportunities around the strategic issue of fostering recruitment and retention

  • Blog: Something Ventured

    On Thursday 23 February we held our London Ventures launch event.