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Introducing a new service to “Submit social housing lettings and sales data (CORE)”

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The new "Submit social housing lettings and sales data" service

We previously blogged about how and why DLUHC is looking at reducing the burden of data submission to central government through user-centred design and automation. This post is about how we’re designing and building the new “Submit social housing lettings …

We’re awarding funding to 9 projects through Round 5 of the Local Digital Fund

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Today we’re pleased to announce the 9 council-led digital projects that will be awarded funding through Round 5 of the Local Digital Fund. The aim of the Local Digital Fund is to help councils transform their digital services in line …

How our training offer is supporting local government with day-to-day working

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The Local Digital training library - supporting local government to develop their digital skills while working remotely

It’s been seven months since we launched an online library of training courses to support our local government colleagues to develop their digital skills while working remotely. In that time, we’ve had 218 applications from people working in more than …

MHCLG launch two beta products in a first step towards digital planning reform

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The BOPS and RIPA digital planning beta products

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a private beta of two new council-led digital planning products, funded by MHCLG’s Local Digital Fund. This is an exciting step towards 21st Century digital planning systems that use data and human-centred design …

What our training offer is teaching us about the needs of local government

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An infographic highlighting the key learnings from our online training offer so far.

Earlier this year, we launched a library of online training courses to support our local government colleagues to learn and develop their digital skills while working remotely. A core part of this training offer is a selection of funded courses: …

The Cyber Support team’s technical remediation and support activities

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Our method to enhancing cyber health. Step one: cyber briefing and team intro (1 hour). Step 2 cyber workshop (1 day). Step 3 window of elapsed time to agree enhancements with the cyber team (around 10 days). Step 4 change approval and implement enhancements.

During the cyber security discovery last year, we identified five areas of opportunity for MHCLG to support councils in improving their cyber health. One of these areas was technical remediation: providing support to councils identified through the survey on mitigating …