Throughout April, Charity Digital will be publishing a range of content designed to help charities gain vital cyber security skills via the Cyber Essentials program to help individuals and organisations keep systems and devices secure
With new social distancing rules in place, we're now confined to working from our homes. This has some profound implications on how charities operate from a digital technology perspective. This podcast discusses how you can get your charity up to speed to support remote working through COVID-19, what tech can help you stay connected to colleagues, donors and networks and how we can operate in a secure, collaborative and productive manner.
Charity Digital's next webinar (23 April, 1-2pm) aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to implement accessibility technology into your organisation, and shares why implementing this technology and building an accessibility strategy into your business is essential to sector inclusivity, your charity’s service delivery and recruiting the best possible employees for your organisation.
This podcast talks about how technology can help charities be more prepared to support people with disabilities both inside and outside their organisations.
Chatbot Ally aims to help housing associations, councils and charities to support vulnerable resident, helping citizens access information and advice through their phones.
The regularly updated list provides information and guidance on all things remote working. It includes case studies, materials and resources, including support services to help you use any relevant resources in your organisation.
Published 16/03/2020 by Johnny Tan
The Health and Education Chamber of Scotland has built new hearing facilities in Glasgow to accommodate special needs cases. These facilities provide a strong example of the benefits of user-centred design in creating new services and facilities.
Published 05/03/2020 by Johnny Tan
The stress of litigation affects stakeholders adversely in many ways, exposing all to significant mental health risks. It is imperative that we take concrete steps to address the problem.
REElinquish Your Rights no Longer – Meet the Children’s Law Centre’s new Chatbot, REE Rights Responder
REE Rights Responder is a web-based chatbot designed to provide legal advice to young people in Northern Ireland.
Published 21/02/2020 by Johnny Tan
A newly released platform draws on data to tackle homelessness in the UK. A similar tool for solving access to justice problems is welcomed.
The regularly updated list provides information and guidance on design and user experience tools, materials and resources. It includes case studies and support services to help you use any relevant resources in your organisation.
The regularly updated list provides information and guidance on data and evaluation tools, materials and resources. It includes case studies and support services to help you use any relevant resources in your organisation.
Published 09/01/2020 by Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson
Network members, Law and Social Justice Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson from Ulster University, share some news about their project 'Understanding the support needs of Litigants in Person through Human Centred Design'.
The chatbot named Mona operates through Facebook Messenger and Telegram, and where overstretched humanitarian charities may take a while to respond, Mona can reply instantly with legal advice.
Published 06/11/2019 by Claire Gilbert
A new study by Oxford's Saïd Business School will be launched to study the lawtech 'ecosystem'. The 18-month project will 'map the movement of people and finance in and out of the system,' and aim to enhance the innovation and startup scene by identifying principal players. The government's Economic and Social Research Council has provided £213,000 funding. The project will complement existing University of Oxford research, also funded by the research council, which is seeking to ’unlock the potential for AI for English law’.
The Law Society has released an introductory guide to lawtech which will help solicitors and others delivering legal services to consider the merits of technology in their professional practice.
Published 03/05/2019 by Stacey Lamb
Research by mmadigital shows that cost and lack of understanding of legal services could see consumer clients try to avoid direct contact with lawyers.
Published 20/09/2018 by Christian Gunther
Triage tools, legal portals, guided pathways. Whatever the terminology, the use of technology to gather information from service users and signpost or refer them, based on that information given, to appropriate services is a much sought after resource. Getting the model right is an undeniable challenge but there are some good international examples of how to make the right technology work in the right situations.
What's out there and what's to come in terms of providing access to justice through technology to litigants in person and other vulnerable users.
Lexis Nexis are looking for potential partners in the advice sector that would benefit from a triage or prioritisation tool to increase the number of people they can help and improve their operations. This is part of a project LexisNexis kicked off in 2017 to support the advice sector as part of their CSR initiatives.