Guardian Unlimited is expanding later this month with the launch of
Aimed at the public sector, it will run in tandem with the paper's
off-line Society section, carrying news and articles on charities, local
authorities and the health sector.
Executive editor Marianne Curphey, who has been working on the project
since May, said on-line interviews between users and industry figures
would also feature.
'They have worked very well on Money Unlimited,' she said. 'It may be
the only opportunity some people have to ask questions.'
Curphey was launch editor of Money Unlimited, the Guardian's personal
finance site, and remains editor there in addition to her new
Case studies highlighting best practice would be important for the new
site, she explained. 'We want to know about the work that people's
clients are doing,' she said.
The team comprises deputy editor Linda Steele, who specialises in social
care, health reporter Patrick Butler, charities reporter Nicola Hill and
Simon Parker, who handles local government. Sue Tollerfield is general
manager of the site.
Curphey said that the new site would act as a complement to the off-line
Society section. A planned e-mail service will add to the sense of
community, she added.