Commercialisation: learning from experience
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
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
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?
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
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
Malcolm Morley interviews leading business figures and produces some key lessons for commercial councils.
Making the move into commercialism
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
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
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?
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
Harlow DC chief executive Malcolm Morley explains how councils can make joint working more successful.
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
Harlow DC has adopted a three-step, eight test-approach to meet financial pressures. Malcolm Morley explains.
Harlow means business
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
As Harlow celebrates its 65th birthday, Malcolm Morley looks at how partnerships are helping shape its success.