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Dr Andrew Larner says iESE has developed an improvement and innovation model to support exchange of the latest local government practice that is inclusive and easy to use.

A fair care package at a fair price with fair wages

Dr Andrew Larner says it is more important than ever to understand whether a fair price is being paid for a package of care that is fair to the service user

Not rejected but re-directed

Nick Cole explores the important role of constructive feedback in executive search and selection

We're seeing shortages and rising salaries in the housing sector

The Social Housing Sector is growing. Both in terms of demand for its housing provision but also for careers.

Innovation: we’re just getting started

Local Government lost one of its true innovators recently – and one whose vision for digital innovation in local services will live on for decades to come.

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Environmental deal struck by councils

Tewkesbury BC has agreed to join the local authority company Ubico, which is owned by Cheltenham BC and Cotswold DC.

Housing firms sign £20m deal

Social housing specialists, Mears, has bought lettings agency Omega Group for £20m.

‘Too few staff monitor outsourced contracts’

Opposition politicians in West Sussex have questioned whether the county council has enough staff to monitor outsourced contracts after a critical audit report.