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"UKAuthority is the prime communication channel to public sector decision makers in the digital space. We are the trusted, independent media organisation, promoting digital innovation and best practice for better and lower cost digital public services that citizens choose to use."
Helen Olsen, CEO and Publisher, UKAuthority

Online news service,, attracts more than 50,000 visitors a month, updating public sector decision makers and influencers with the latest digital news for their sector. More than 17,000 have signed up to our UKA Extra weekly email news round-up. UKA Live, interactive round table debates and events bring the community together with policy makers and thought leaders, while our communications enables the news-makers to speak to the community in their own words. Social media and email keep the conversation alive across our core editorial and research database of 38,083 decision makers across central and local government, police, fire, health and ancillary services.

We are unique in that we have a fully integrated, comprehensive mix of media channels:

  • UKAuthority web news channels
  • UKAuthority Extra newsletter
  • UKAuthority Live - interactive webcasts, debates and video production
  • Social media
  • Email - to broad or targeted audience from the community database
  • Digital Authority Forum leadership events in association with the MJ
  • Bespoke supplier events

We also have the skillsets to deliver ground breaking integrated and bespoke sales, marketing and engagement services, to help both private and public sector clients to engage with the sector. We can help with your engagement and research through:

  • Positioning and message management
  • Thought leadership
  • Case studies
  • Direct email / email updates / lead generation
  • Social media support with monthly reach of 3.3 million, 10,387 followers and 250,000 impressions
  • Quantitative and qualitative research

We are also proud to have the UK's best team of technology journalists specialising in the public sector today working across the UKAuthority portfolio. Our focus is editorial first and foremost: news independence is an immutable part of our ethos.

UKAuthority is a trusted, reliable and informed commentator on news and developments in the public sector's use of digital technologies. You can read about what some of our customers say about us here.

UKAuthority was contracted between 2013 and March 2016 to partner the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG) in the delivery of its Local Digital Campaign. The campaign was funded through DCLG resource and matched funding from the supplier community in the form of Campaign sponsorship.

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