Léonie Cowen

  • A change of direction

    08 June 2021

    Léonie Cowen says there is a better model for the procurement of placements for looked after children, and she outlines how to achieve this using a collaborative Department for Education-funded approach she believes is unique.

  • Tackling COVID’s hit on leisure

    28 April 2021

    Léonie Cowen takes a look at the commercial and legal issues COVID-19 has caused for local authority indoor leisure.

  • An alternative commissioning model

    31 January 2018

    High cost residential care for children is a major source of financial difficulties for local authorities. Léonie Cowen and Andrew Rome believe there are more effective and efficient ways of commissioning placements.

  • Business rate changes could damage local charities

    28 February 2012

    Plans for localising the business rate from next year could hit charities warns Léonie Cowen.