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Helping ensure survival: Digitally enhanced advanced services in community businesses

Published: 2021

This research explores how community businesses rapidly adapted to deliver important community services through digitalised means in light of the pandemic.

The research was funded by Power to Change and Digitally Enhanced Advanced Services (DEAS) and carried out by researchers from the University of the West of England. The researchers use dig…

The digital toolkit for communities

Published: 2020

Working and collaborating remotely using digital tools is becoming much more commonplace. For many, this means developing new skills. However, working online doesn’t need to be difficult, and is a great way to bring people together when you can’t meet in person. In fact, it can make things easier and remove barriers to participation.

This …

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The Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) worked with the Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology (CAST) to explore the extent to which small voluntary organisations are able or willing to consider how technology might have a positive role to play in their work.

They found that although many organisations are keen to engage with …


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