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February 2019
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Ealing commemorates First World War with poppies and art

Cllr Julian Bell in poppy field at Perivale Park

The Leader of Ealing Council, Councillor Julian Bell visited Perivale Park on Monday, 21 July to see the field of poppies that has been planted there marking a hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War.

Flowers have been symbolically planted at six […]

Don’t take the risk with lone worker protection

Government and public sector organisations are under increasing pressure to provide protection and security for lone workers. John Wisdom, Managing Director of vehicle, asset and employee tracking specialist Ctrack, takes a look at some of the latest lone worker developments and innovations.

According to the British Security Industry Association, there are now more than six […]

We care what people say

Regardless of whether our interpreters are working in a home, hospital, council building, prison or a GP’s surgery, they always listen to what people say. They bring clarity to confusion, and help deliver vital public services to those who need them most. To those who are disorientated and frightened, such as asylum seekers or refugees, […]

The Public Sector – Avoiding emergencies to help the community

But what if something as simple as the inability to access your own office space strikes at your technology and means of communication? Where will this leave your staff and those who truly depend on you?

Solid communications are at the heart of the public sector, which not only goes out of its way […]

Organisational Performance Management in Public Service

Graham Manville

For many years the Third Sector was the Cinderella of the economy with the private sector and public sector basking in the spotlight and attracting the top talent. During the past 15 years, however, there has been a drive for the Third Sector to play a larger role in public service delivery. […]

Rada completes MOD mission in Cheshire

Rada’s expertise in delivering robust and sustainable commercial showering and digital washroom controls has been demonstrated through a project at the Ministry of Defence’s Dale Barracks site in Chester.

Refurbishment works across multiple blocks of the purpose built infantry barracks saw Rada supply a range of products including its T1 100 timed flow taps, VR2 […]


During the final quarter of 2012, temporary labour usage among Local Authorities decreased by only 0.1%, when compared to the same period in 2011. The minor decrease shown in Comensura’s Government Index was the lowest quarterly decrease in 2012 and signals a trend for minor increases of up to 2% in temporary labour usage in 2013. […]

Double your Donation with Matched Funding for PTSD

The Big Give – a national scheme to encourage charitable giving at Christmas – will match on-line donations and double the value of contributions to relieve the trauma of armed forces veterans, on December 6, 7, 8 from 10:00am each day. Donations can be made on-line to PTSD Resolution (reg. charity No. 1133188) via the link […]

Public Sector Work Is One Of UK's 'Best For Work-Life Balance' According To Graduates

Confidential career review site asked 3000 graduates in their first three years of employment to score their company on a range of criteria including responsibility, progression opportunities, colleague interaction, training, work-life balance and benefits. […]

Trauma in the Workplace: The Impact of Post Traumatic Stress

Organisations can find out about the potential impact of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) for their staffing policies and practices with a new White Paper ‘Trauma in the Workplace’, authored by UK military veteran’s charity PTSD Resolution. A free copy of the White Paper is available for download. […]

British hospitals present easy terrorist target for CBRNE attacks warns former Athens Olympic security chief

Britain’s insecure hospitals are presenting terrorists planning a dirty bomb attack with a bonus second wave target. Terrorists detonating a chemical, biological, radioactive or nuclear explosive (CBRNE) device in one location could easily follow up the first attacks with a follow up bomb in anyone of the UKs hospitals that have been described as ‘wide open’ by security chiefs. […]

Public Sector Media Relations Post Leveson

The investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World and the general culture and ethics of the British media, ‘The Leveson Inquiry’, should conclude with a report in the Autumn. Public hearings are expected to run on into the Summer with the next high profile phase focused on the relationship between the press and politicians, as we have seen with the prime minister and other senior political figures giving evidence recently. […]

Webasto Heats Boss Cabin's Big Space

World-leading manufacturer of automotive, CV and marine heating, cooling and ventilation systems specialist Webasto has been selected by Boss Cabins to provide diesel powered interior heating for their new -Big Space- towable welfare cabin. […]

Poppy thief jailed for 52 weeks

A THIEF, who stole Poppy Appeal tins in the run up to Armistice Day, has been jailed for 52 weeks. […]