Blogs

  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Membership profiling

    Taking a holistic view of democracy is important to us at Electoral Reform Services and we have close working relationships with a variety of regulatory bodies across different sectors. We also work with our clients to help them better... read more

    3 years 7 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Appeal Management

    Engaging tailored communications

    Understanding your membership in terms of specific interests and preferred communications channels is something we can help you with by utilising our membership profiling tools. Data segmentation,... read more

    3 years 8 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Digital governance and communication

    How do you get your news in the morning?  Do you listen to the radio, pick up a newspaper or rely on friends to keep you informed? For a growing number of people, the most convenient way to access news is via a phone or a computer. There is... read more

    3 years 8 months ago by Admin
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: General elections 2015

    As the UK’s leading independent ballot supervisor and expert, Electoral Reform Services fulfils a major role in UK governmental elections and this will also be true of the forthcoming general election in 2015.

    When Parliament is... read more

    3 years 8 months ago by Admin
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Paperless Governance

    Historically, paper has been a huge part of our business at Electoral Reform Services – indeed it still is!

    However with all the technology available in 2013, a significant and growing part of our work is now carried out electronically... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Individual Electoral Registration

    Election management is our core business at ERS. This is a service we provide for a diverse range of clients and we independently administer over 2000 projects a year!

    The Election Acts of 2001 and 2006 changed the electoral landscape... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Elections

    With County Council elections and a smaller number of Mayoral elections taking place across the country this month, it seems opportune to discuss how the ERS group fits in with local government democracy.

    ERS is the leading provider of... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • A NEW ERA FOR THE NHS: Foundation Trust Hospitals

    To conclude our posts on the changing NHS landscape, today we are looking at Foundation Trust (FT) Hospitals. At Electoral Reform Services we take a holistic view of delivering democracy, and we have a long history working with FTs; The... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • A NEW ERA FOR THE NHS: Health and Wellbeing Boards

    Another set of new bodies created as a result of the Health and Social Care Act are the Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs), not to be confused with Heathwatch. There are 152 HWBs across the country and, like Healthwatch; they each represent a... read more

    3 years 10 months ago by Admin
  • A NEW ERA FOR THE NHS: Healthwatch

    This week’s blog continues to look at the NHS landscape now that the new Health and Social Care Act has gone live. In this article we examine the provision for the general public and patients to get involved with their local healthcare services... read more

    3 years 10 months ago by Admin
  • A NEW ERA FOR THE NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups

    The new Health and Social Care Act went live on April 1st 2013. In this post we will be looking at how democracy plays a part in healthcare budgets under the new system, specifically for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

    ... read more

    3 years 10 months ago by Admin
  • A NEW ERA FOR THE NHS: Making sense of the landscape

    On April 1st 2013 the newly re-structured NHS went online. What does this new landscape for healthcare look like at a local level and where does democracy fit in?

    A good resource is the Department of Health’s interactive diagram... read more

    3 years 10 months ago by Admin
  • Welcome to the Electoral Reform Services blog and our first post!

    Blogging, as well as a social media presence in general, has been an issue we have given a lot of consideration to here at The Election Centre. One of the main concerns is how appropriate it is for ERS to be taking part in online conversations... read more

    3 years 11 months ago by SUPPORT About this blogger

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