This discovery focused on developing a standardised reporting approach for statutory returns, developing a deep understanding of the users’ needs from this process.
Every day, Children’s Services Departments (CSDs) make key decisions deciding the future of vulnerable children without timely and relevant comparable data.
Statutory returns processes are very inefficient and cost-intensive. Each CSD spends upwards of 3 months creating comparable datasets on vulnerable children, collected once a year, costing £50k per authority.
All Local Digital Fund Discovery projects were asked to provide the following information at completion:
- User research report
- Benefits case
- Recommendations for next steps
In April 2019, the project team submitted the following documents. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit are currently reviewing these and feedback will be published here later in May.
- Summary deck (PDF, 2.6MB)
- User research report (PDF, 5.3MB)
- Benefits case (PDF, 1.2MB)
- Benefits case template v2 (Microsoft Excel, 198KB)
If you cannot access these documents, please contact the Local Digital team to receive them in an alternative format.