Malcolm Morley

  • Commercialisation: learning from experience

    27 September 2017

    Professor Malcolm Morley gathers the experience and learning of key figures in the public and not-for-profit distribution sectors on how local government can successfully pursue commercialisation.


  • There's still room to liberate resources from existing assets

    13 September 2017

    While many councils are making the case for fresh resources to meet oncoming challenges, Malcolm Morley argues there are opportunities to liberate significant resources from existing assets and activities.


  • Time for the medicine

    14 August 2017

    Malcolm Morley analyses the commecial strategy of a major company and draws some key lessons for local authorities looking to generate some income.


  • Markets can be fickle beasts. How can councils mitigate risk?

    21 July 2017

    The jury is still out on whether councils are as good as they need to be for their latest commercialisation initiatives, writes Malcolm Morley.


  • A catalyst for change

    10 May 2017

    Commercialisation should not be treated as an add-on activity but as a vehicle for challenging councils’ operating models, writes Malcolm Morley.


  • Messages from the private sector

    20 April 2017

    Malcolm Morley interviews leading business figures and produces some key lessons for commercial councils.


  • Making the move into commercialism

    01 February 2017

    As the new year dawns and council budgets continue to shrink, Malcolm Morley explains why it is vital for all councils to change the way they think, behave and perform in the context of commercialisation


  • Working in a competitive world

    18 October 2016

    In this climate of devolution, joint working and combined authorities, Malcolm Morley says local government can learn much from the approach to mergers and acquisitions shown by the private sector


  • Adapt to survive

    05 October 2016

    Local government chief executives need particular attitudes and approaches if councils are to meet the commercial demands of the future, explains Malcolm Morley


  • So, you want to work together?

    14 September 2016

    Joint working is not as simple as it sounds. Malcolm Morley explains how councils can ensure performance improves, where teamwork is strongest in local government and the importance of knowing exactly what you want to achieve


  • Getting the most from joint working

    22 August 2016

    Harlow DC chief executive Malcolm Morley explains how councils can make joint working more successful.


  • Private matters

    10 September 2015

    There are huge benefits to linking with the private sector, says Malcolm Morley, but only if you know how to do it right.


  • Three steps to efficiency

    15 August 2012

    Harlow DC has adopted a three-step, eight test-approach to meet financial pressures. Malcolm Morley explains.


  • Harlow means business

    25 July 2012

    Harlow is a place of innovation,entrepreneurship, and now has its own enterprise zone to use these talents, as Malcolm Morley explains.


  • Keeping 'new' in new town

    13 April 2012

    As Harlow celebrates its 65th birthday, Malcolm Morley looks at how partnerships are helping shape its success.