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Remote Working: The New Normal

03rd Jul 2020

White Paper from FourNet The impact of Covid-19 is mounting, politically, economically, culturally and socially. But while many yearn for a return to normal, others are considering what the new normal could, and should, look like. Our new thought leadership piece will analyse what this new normal will mean for organisations, how they can be prepared for the future, and more importantly how they can embrace this new way of working.


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Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the control room

02nd Jul 2020

The purpose of the research was to help the control room community learn together in our collective response to the crisis and use this understanding to move forward positively. The primary themes covered included impact to workforce availability call volumes and changes in demand, working practices - including remote working and barriers to its implementation, and implications of the situation on mental health and wellbeing in the control room. Respondents to the survey comprised individuals from Police Forces, Fire Authorities and Search and Rescue across all regions within England, Wales and Scotland. Over 45% of respondents were in a management role.


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Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop: POLICE

26th Jun 2020

Delivered by David Bailey and Wayne Parkes from the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) National Enabler Programme (NEP) for the Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop with BAPCO and techUK on 23rd June 2020.


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Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop: COASTGUARD

26th Jun 2020

Delivered by Matt Leat from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for the Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop with BAPCO and techUK on 23rd June 2020.


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Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop: FIRE

26th Jun 2020

Delivered by Ian Taylor, National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) for the Art of the Possible Emergency Services Workshop with BAPCO and techUK on 23rd June 2020.


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British APCO (previously known as BAPCO) is now acknowledged as the leading UK based Association in the British Isles for all professionals in public safety and civil contingencies communications and information systems.

British APCO is a growing community with extensive communications knowledge gained as a result of delivering real life public safety.  We are an independent, user led, not for profit association working to improve emergency services and public safety communications and information technology for everybody’s benefit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British APCO members are an important part of a worldwide network of public safety communications and information technology professionals.  British APCO is affiliated to APCO Global Alliance which includes sister organisations representing public safety users in the USA and Canada.

Our members' individual experience, knowledge and expertise combined with that of our partners worldwide helps British APCO act as a hub for knowledge and support in a fast moving sector focused on public safety.