London Borough of Croydon

There’s no pan-local government ‘playbook’ describing how to make code sharing work in practice. We believe this discourages collaboration, and leads to painful reinventions of the wheel in councils where it’s tried.   Our Discovery project will work through the issues that […]

Oldham Council

Problem overview There is a widely acknowledged crisis in SEND funding and provision: Since 2016 nearly half of Local Authorities (LAs) have been asked to submit a written statement of […]

LGSS (Northamptonshire County Council)

Open source communities and practices in technology have been around since the early 1960s with many academics distributing free and open software to encourage and support openness and co-operation. As […]

Sunderland City Council

Debt poverty is an issue that affects all Local Authorities in the UK. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation estimates that approximately 22% of people in the UK are living in poverty. […]

Cambridgeshire County Council

It is hard for young people to progress into the world of meaningful work. We know that young people struggle to find out about learning opportunities, on-the-job training and full/part […]

Nottingham City Council

This Discovery Project looks to explore Wi-Fi print solutions so that local authorities have a greater understanding of the available solutions in the common marketplace and can make better informed […]

Hastings Borough Council

Our initial research suggests there is currently a gap between young people, particularly aged 16-24, and their local councils. For the Discovery phase we are focusing on young people and […]

Aylesbury Vale District Council

This project aims to allow councils, through video calling, to gain the benefits of face-to-face communication without the traditional associated costs. When redeveloping its website in 2015, AVDC found that costs for […]

Lincolnshire County Council

We know that there are currently huge issues for local residents in Lincolnshire in accessing the internet. In addition, local health care providers are often frustrated by the lack of […]

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

This discovery project breaks into three parts a common problem facing local authorities; The first part of the common problem is understanding whether voice truly represents a long-term change in […]

Salford City Council

Across all councils there is a desire to encourage residents to move to online servicing. This creates a better and more efficient service in the community and reduces the cost […]

North Devon Council

At the moment, none of the partner authorities have sufficient skills or capacity to carry out effective user research. Therefore we are all unsure whether we are meeting user needs. […]

Bristol City Council

A recent Select Committee report concluded that “the Government does not understand citizen’s views on how their data should be used” ( This knowledge gap problem exists at national, regional […]

Royal Borough of Richmond upon Thames

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead own an organisation called Achieving for Children. Achieving […]

Warrington Borough Council

The objective is to build a portal that will allow people to use a common system across different Local Authorities, will support standardisation of information and will break the vendor […]

London Borough of Newham

The CLA Live Web Application – SaaS is currently in use by Newham Virtual School and Barking and Dagenham Virtual School. It has proven itself to be successful as a […]

Cambridge City Council

At our discovery phase we delivered XP and XPlore: a small-scale project with 339 children and young people in 6 schools, living in areas of higher deprivation and low social […]

Kingston Upon Hull City Council

Research in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Hull has seen the development of an exercise intervention which shows significant improvements in a range of health markers […]

London Borough of Hackney

The structure of local and central government lends itself to public organisations working in silos to devise solutions to meet their own needs. This leads to huge inefficiencies through duplication […]

Newcastle City Council

Problem Statement At Newcastle City Council we have adopted an agile approach to developing digital services for our customers. We don’t, however, have a consistent process to receive, analyse and […]