Everything really does happen somewhere – this time in Birmingham

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace  In just two weeks’ time, Birmingham will be crowded with addressing and streets experts – hundreds of them, all squeezed into Edgbaston cricket ground for GeoPlace’s annual conference. Over 400 predominately local government people will participate in the only day of the year given over exclusively to … Continue reading Everything really does happen somewhere – this time in Birmingham

The Geospatial Commission – don’t miss the big opportunity

By Steve Brandwood, Executive Director of Engagement at GeoPlace I noted the announcement of Government plans to set up a Geospatial Commission in my last blog post in November last year - https://blog.geo.place/2017/11/23/the-budget-housing-the-digital-economy-and-a-geospatial-commission/. At the time there was little information about the role of the Commission and the rationale for its creation was limited to … Continue reading The Geospatial Commission – don’t miss the big opportunity

How to identify gaps in the payment of non-domestic rates

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant at GeoPlace   Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “I’m sorry for writing such a long letter, I didn’t have time to write a short one”? A quick Google search suggests Blaise Pascal is credited with saying this in 1657. I know how he felt. This is how I feel when analysing … Continue reading How to identify gaps in the payment of non-domestic rates

Volunteering makes a difference

By Amber Hill, Research and Communications Coordinator at GeoPlace There is an expansive amount of research detailing the benefits of volunteering to employees, their organisations and most importantly the community. These include: It can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general Volunteers are given a sense of achievement … Continue reading Volunteering makes a difference