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  • Health for All - Everyone, Everywhere

    Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 by Rula TripolitakiNo comments

    Yesterday was World Health Day, an annual event formed by the WHO to celebrate health across the globe, whilst also serving to remind leaders of the importance of easy access to quality healthcare. This is underpinned by the idea of ‘universal health coverage’, which is defined by the WHO as ‘the means that all people have access to the quality health services they need, when and where they need ...

  • A Year of Progress

    Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019 by Rula Tripolitaki1 comment

    In the lead up to financial year end it’s prudent to review the last year and assess where we’ve come, what we’ve learned and make sure that we have our priorities straight moving forward. Venn Group Consultancy (part of Venn Group Limited) have been deliberately breaking the mould since May 2017, in an effort to prove that consultancy services do not need to be overly complicated or ...

  • Sutton's Women Mean Business

    Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Elly HannaNo comments

    We were delighted to join London Borough of Sutton at Nonsuch High School for Girls as women ambassadors for their Women Mean Business networking event. The successful women ambassadors connected to the borough came from a diverse range of career paths, including local business owners, lawyers, firefighters, police and nurses alongside us. Venn Group has worked with the London Borough of Sutton ...

  • New approach to safeguarding goes to places where young people are at risk

    Posted on Sunday, December 9, 2018No comments

    Every community wants to find effective ways to protect children and young people from the risks that they face when they are not at home.  Shopping centres and parks, takeaways and street corners, the school playground and the classroom: these are the places where young people are spending time with their peers. These spaces are also outside the control of their families.  Young people are ...

  • Can commercialisation bring about a new era for local government?

    Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2018No comments

    The commercialisation of services in local government is not a novel endeavour. Local authorities have been seeking to maximise revenue from existing income sources for some time. However, local authorities are now challenging themselves to deliver commercialisation on a scale of which they have never done before and that could bring about a new and transformative chapter for the sector.  Over ...

  • Homelessness - Prevention

    Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Mike BobbettNo comments

    What is a home? A safe place to retreat into, a warm dry place, somewhere there is food to eat and a bed to sleep in. Every adult and child deserves this basic need and it’s criminal that the 5th most developed country in the world has a homeless problem. Homelessness should be a concern to all of us because it is all too easy for each of us to find ourselves needing the support of our local ...

  • The importance of community engagement in tackling childhood obesity by Phil Veasey

    Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by Phil VeaseyNo comments

    Urban inner city settings, home to some of our most disadvantaged communities, present real challenges around keeping active and eating well. On exiting Whitechapel tube station in London’s East End for example - it becomes apparent that for many families, the prospect of living a healthy life is daunting. The combination of: A never-ending stream of fast food outlets Lack of safe, green ...

  • Cyber threats in the Public Sector

    Posted on Friday, November 2, 2018 by Venn Group ConsultancyNo comments

    The definition often used of a cyberthreat is ‘a malignant and destructive act that tries to access a computer network through a data communications pathway, without gaining the right authorisation or consent from the owners’.    Cyberthreats are a complex matter not only in their definition. With organisations across all industries holding significant personal data on citizens, a cyber attack ...