Other Thoughts - 2016


No need to step backward to move forward

Tweet Barry Hopley, Head of Development and Resourcing at NSL, argues there is a real need to effectively define apprenticeships now, to suit the skills and training programmes already in place and avoid the system being open to abuse. The...
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Aesthetics and emotions – a new game plan for regeneration

Tweet Sam Neal, Project Director (Major Projects and Regeneration) at Project Centre Limited (PCL) says it’s time for urban regeneration to match emotion with function. Highlighting the outstanding results of a major project in the capital, she discusses how vision,...
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Positive engagement at the heart of local communities

Tweet Mark Hoskin, NSL’s Executive Director for Local Government, looks at how creating a positive experience for citizens is changing the perception of the humble traffic warden.  It’s clear that effective digitisation and new self serve capabilities can help to...