The importance of ‘getting’ all the tiers of the local
A belief that central Government doesn’t ‘get’ councils was a theme at The MJ Future Forum. But Jonathan Flowers argues we need to look at our own localism issues.
Who’s making an enterprising start?
Craig Deardon Phillips and Jonathan Flowers examine how councils are turning to the enterprise agenda to secure future prosperity
Talent management or talented managers?
Current trends could have a significant impact on what local government will look like in years to come, writes Jonathan Flowers.
Finding future capacity
Jonathan Flowers says there is an opportunity and need for capacity to enter the local government sector from elsewhere.