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Big and bold changes set for city centre as Council continues push towards sustainable transport

Final plans have been set out for the latest stage of work aimed at making Manchester city centre safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

As set out in the Council’s City Centre Transport Strategy (CCTS), a central aim is for 90% of all peak morning trips to the city centre to be made by foot,

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The Metaverse: From Hype to Reality?

By Chris Hornung, Managing Director of Public Sector Business at Totalmobile

In recent months, there’s been a lot of hot debate about how the Metaverse is set to transform how we work, play, shop, socialise, transact, and more.

Featuring the confluence of multiple technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things, blockchain, virtual

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Leading Coventry businesswoman urges other businesses to ‘think outside the box’ and provide remote work experience for school pupils during lockdown

Fleur Sexton

“Giving the next generation of our workforce an insider view of how our world works is absolute gold”

With the pandemic sabotaging so many key experiences that should be shaping young people’s lives and aspirations, work experience is one area where businesses can step up their game and provide invaluable

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Synching Cities: Data Openness Across Europe

Manchester, UK, has been transformed over the past 20 years to become a leading European city for digital technologies. Mancunians have embraced the concept of the ‘smart city’, seeing the internet integrate with digitally enabled systems across the board and bringing everything into a well-oiled system of activity and communication. The concept of open data

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Charity borrowing on the increase, suggesting sector’s confidence is growing

Patrick Crawford, CEO, Charity Bank

The value of loans approved by Charity Bank for charities and other social sector organisations almost doubled in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year.

Over the first six months of this year, Charity Bank approved loans worth £11 million compared to £6

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Ctrack launches Multi-Comms solution for emergency services

Ctrack Monitoring

Vehicle tracking specialist Ctrack has launched a new multi-comms solution to enable emergency services organisations in the UK to seamlessly switch between communication channels to meet precise operational requirements while minimising data transfer costs.

This solution takes advantage of the most appropriate mobile, TETRA or WiFi network to achieve the most

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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

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