We round up the reaction from local government
04 December 2013
Thurrock Council is drawing on its historic Thameside location to drive an ambitious growth strategy focused on jobs and homes, explains Steve Cox [...]
Havering LBC leader finds that regular communication with local businesses
can help support growth [...]
28 November 2013
Cultural and organisational resistance remain the biggest stumbling blocks to achieving digital transformation writes Raj Mack, head of Digital Birmingham [...]
Richard Humphries comments on the success of health and wellbeing boards [...]
19 November 2013
With local government expecting budget cuts of 11% or more by 2016, Andrew Bish
evaluates the efficiency options that could help councils maintain non-statutory [...]
Innovation and public/private sector
partnership working are the keys to
bridging the funding gap says Civica’s
Paul Bradbury, who has teamed with
Localis to survey chief executives and
Cheshire West and Chester Council form constructive collaborative relationships to better serve vulnerable citizens.
The importance of local leadership cannot be overestimated in [...]
Eastbourne Borough Council case study
In 2010, Eastbourne Borough Council launched an ambitious transformation programme DRIVE, using new digital foundations [...]
In a ‘commercially-minded council’
everyone is aware of costs and is seeking to generate income, says Bucks CC chief Chris Williams [...]
15 November 2013
Local government is set to make £300m savings through digital switchover in 2014, if the findings of a comprehensive survey bear fruit, writes Anthony [...]
As local authorities increasingly look for commercial acumen, MJ round table with Penna considered the implications of business thinking in a political world.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
New vice-president of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Senior figures in local government have hit back at the latest attack on the role of council chief executives.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.