The team conducted extensive desk research into how councils across England are communicating their COVID-19 support to residents. Find out more about our approach and what we discovered.
The Local Digital Collaboration Unit have published their findings from a 40-day pre-discovery into cyber security in local authorities.
Over the last 6 weeks, the Local Digital team has run weekly Friday calls to facilitate discussions across local authorities, as teams respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Local Digital team have started work on a pre-discovery to understand how we can better support local government on cyber security. Read about the work being planned into reducing cyber risks and becoming more cyber resilient across the sector.
MHCLG has awarded further funding to 6 projects through the Local Digital Fund. Read about the projects that are continuing their work to fix the plumbing of public services.
Read about the continued work of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit and the events the team attended during the recent pre-election period.
MHCLG pledged to train 1000 local authority staff as part of our mission to support the ‘Local Digital’ movement. Read about how the Local Digital Collaboration Unit have achieved this and how your local authority can access free digital training.
Round 3 of the Local Digital Fund has closed and MHCLG has backed 7 more collaborative digital projects across local government. Find out how the decisions were made and which projects have received funding.
The Local Digital Fund is opening to applications from new collaborative projects across local government. Read about the changes made to the application process by the Local Digital team, and the evidence that has informed their thinking.
It’s been one year since the Local Digital Declaration was published. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG reflect upon the achievements so far, and how their future work can further deliver upon the promises and principles of the Declaration.