The DLUHC Digital Planning Programme is supporting further Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) through the latest funding round for digital services to improve planning. In this blog post, we announce allocation of funding for council-led initiatives advancing innovative digital planning services.
In 2022 we announced our next steps for Local Digital, and outlined a 3-year plan to address sector challenges and fix some of the structural issues holding us back. Now, 18 months in, we want to reflect on our progress to date and share our next steps.
In DLUHC, we are applying innovative techniques with open, publicly accessible data sources to support place-based decision-making. In this post, Elliott Phillips, a Software Engineer, talks about the development of a new tool that allows internal users to browse and visualise data at national and neighbourhood levels across the UK.
Tarun recently completed his cyber security apprenticeship in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Tarun shares how he found his career in cyber security and what he has learnt on his apprenticeship journey.
The Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) open data service has been improved incrementally over the years. Another round of improvements has been applied in January 2024 and you can read about it in this post.
Are you a product, delivery or user-centred design professional looking for an exciting and meaningful career opportunity? Come and meet us at our DLUHC Digital's Recruitment Days in Darlington on 6 and 7 February 2024.
As we wrap up the year, it's time to look back through the 2023 highlights of DLUHC’s Digital Planning Programme.
After learning that GOV.UK’s hosting platform PaaS is being decommissioned, the Energy Performance of Buildings Register team decided to migrate all their hosting to AWS. In this post, Barry, Developer, explains what they did.
Our first Innovation Squad, a team of colleagues from different specialisms across the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), apply creativity and novel thinking to improve processes across the organisation. In this post, they share how they built on their initial successes and the role of good content in further enhancing user experience in the HR space.
Coco, Senior Product Manager and formerly Business Analyst at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) shares what it's like to switch between digital roles and what she has learnt on her journey.