The Language of Mental Health

It was just a short " chatty" piece in the Guardian. A conversation in the play ground. It was not the mundaneness of  the topic that jarred it was the language. The word "depressed" was used...

How Knowledge Hub can help build your professional network

Building your professional network is becoming more and more important. So how can you make the most of your Knowledge Hub membership to do this? Connecting with members on Knowledge...

Customercentricity

  No it's not a proper word it's one of those words that management gurus come up with and chief executives latch on to . It's a way of making the same old things sound new or...

trying to find the whistleblower

  The board /cabinet members each receive a copy of an anonymous letter alleging that the senior manager leading the negotiations to outsource services to a large private company has a...

Four reasons why open government matters to you

SCVO Open Government Coordinator on ways to achieve accountability, participation and transparency If you’re a regular visitor to our blog, you’ll probably be aware of Scotland’s special...

Share your views on future health challenges to inform NIHR research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is taking a long term view on the shape of the health challenges that will most likely be seen in 20-30 years' time. The results will be used to...

Head, Chair, Actor

  Hull university has apparently issued guidance to students on the use of gender neutral language informing them that they they risk their work being down graded if they fail to adopt...

How can we support communities to be resilient? - by Max Brodie, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office

The Community Resilience Framework for Practitioners sets out how emergency responders can help communities to help themselves be more prepared and resilient to emergencies and disasters....

Theresa May triggering Article 50

British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the letter that officially triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty; the delivery of which, later today, to Donald Tusk (Current president of the...

Transforming Local Government Service Delivery Through Customer Experience

Transforming Local Government Service Delivery Through Customer Experience   “There’s no such thing as digital strategy anymore. It’s all just strategy.”   That’s how...