We've teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts, to bring you this very special offer. You can get a FREE refurbished PC or Tablet when you call Simplifydigital and sign up to a new broadband and phone deal from your choice…Continue
Hi AllI am the new Digital Inclusion Officer for Castle Vale Community Housing (Birmingham) we manage around 2500 homes and provide a Digital Hub for residents to access 4 days per week, we have also piloted free wifi on a small part of the estate…Continue
So have some new laptops we bought a month or two ago to lend to learners for job search etc. and am considering the pros and cons of upgrading to Windows 10. As you may know Windows 10 makes it difficult to opt out of automatic upgrades…Continue
Hi all, I am the new Customer Contact Digital Services Manager for Stonewater.Stonewater manages around 31,000 homes across the UK and was formed from the merger of Jephson and Raglan Housing Associations.I am really excited to be involved in…Continue
Can anyone offer any advice on how to make the concept of Digital Champions a cross-business success? I have plenty of volunteers but this is on an ad-hoc basis and the amount of time they can devote is limited by the responsibilities of the…Continue
Does anyone know of any organisations offering new customers a fully online application and sign up process right through to use of electronic tenancy agreements?Continue
Tinder Foundation is leading partnerships to bid for Building Better Opportunities funding in both: Leicester and Leicestershire and the Black Country for the ‘Financial and Digital Inclusion’ projects. We are currently seeking local partners with…Continue
I am in the process of preparing an informal coffee'n'chat session with a group of sheltered residents, who have expressed an interest in becoming digital champs. I'm planning to show them a few "How To" sites, (Learn My Way, Digital Unite,…Continue
Hi everyone, I am new to the forum, which is great by the way.What advice would give on implementing a digital approach, say during the first 100 days?My initial thoughts are (in no order):Writing the strategy is priority but requires insight into…Continue
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Does your organisation have a great track record in delivering digital skills? Do you work with tenants who are socially excluded? Then this is a funding opportunity for you!
Tinder Foundation is delighted to announce that new funding is now available to take part in a digital inclusion pilot, funded by HMRC. The pilot will take place between 1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016.
We’re looking for organisations with…Continue
A fact finding mission via Twitter and various Housing Association websites in my I first started my role as Digital Inclusion project officer in July 2014, pointed me in the direction of the Get Online @ Home initiative, of which Computer Recyclers UK are a partner organisation. I stumbled across a really interesting news item on Charter Housing Trust’s website that sparked lots of questions in my mind. Charter Housing were piloting a scheme to give away free PC’s and laptops to their…Continue
Digital exclusion can often heavily impact on health, education and employment. The majority of this group tend to feel excluded as they can’t afford to own a computer at home. 88% of the digitally excluded say they would be more confident if they had help. This is an issue that the Get Online at Home consortium have strived to solve. The consortium, made up of Computer Recyclers, Ecosystems, Stonegroup and Simplify Digital are backed by Microsoft and work with organisations such as…Continue