For the periods between 2013 and 2014, and 2019 and 2020, the Guardian reported that Council Tax will be spent by local government and authorities most prominently in care for vulnerable adults, looking after children, bin collection, and children’s education. As these matters can be emotionally-charged, it is essential that public engagement tools like government room and service booking systems are effectively applied when gathering public opinions through council meetings, information events and private appointments. Fast and accessible booking systems can help enhance the quality of government service and reputation, making sure citizens feel that their needs are being met while limiting bureaucracy’s potential impact on public engagement quality.
Local government can apply online booking software to fulfil a multitude of different purposes, including arranging public activities, school meetings, waste collection and registrar appointments, collecting RSVPs for events, and organising everyday leisure and educational programmes. In simple terms, applying booking software on a local government and council level helps ensure that people’s engagement with community leaders and public services is as streamlined and effective as possible.
Potential applications for improving the lives of employees through room booking systems, and the other bonuses they can bring to government offices, should likewise not be overlooked.
The below are a few more detailed benefits that government booking systems can have for constituencies, and for employees.
For public clients and information-seekers:
For you and your employees:
Why BookingLive is great for governments
Some features of our software are beneficial in any situation. We’ve designed it to be flexible, customizable, accessible, and easy to use. It can be seamlessly fitted into any website design or colour scheme.
There are also some benefits that make BookingLive’s software particularly great for governments. It offers multi-use resource management, coordinating a multitude of services from the one digital platform. It can be accessed by employees and the public not only through desktops but also through mobile devices and tablets. Its customizable and flexible nature means it can keep pace with innovation and invention, while giving civil servants more time for coming up with creative solutions to persistent problems. BookingLive’s software is compatible with the most popular office applications used in the public sector, and we are also a G-Cloud Approved Supplier.
If you’re using BookingLive’s government booking software, we’d love to hear how you are applying it. If you’re thinking of using our software, please check out our case studies, and contact us if you have any questions about what we offer!