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Is mananging behaviour the key to our resolutions?

As it’s my first column of the new year, it would seem remiss not to talk about behaviour change. It’s the time of year we all think about our behaviours and how to improve them. That’s the nature of resolutions, no?

Councils begin to ask why are we here?

With Andrew Jepp, Managing Director at Zurich Municipal.

It’s all about relationships

Local authorities have assets and property portfolios which can be unlocked to add value. A commission has been set up to consider the use of ‘Relational Partnering’ (RP) as an additional property option for local authorities when meeting best value. Jamie Hailstone reports on a recent round table which discussed some of the Commission’s initial findings.

What works well in local government

Every chief executive is familiar with problems, challenges and failures – but what about successes? Michael Burton reports on a recent round table debate which looked at the positives in the sector.

Helping authorities focus on the things that matter

You might have noticed we’re using this issue of The MJ to launch our next major transformation programme across the sector – the ‘What Matters’ health and social care campaign.

There’s more than just economics to a contract’s value

Procurement can and must be based on more than just financial value, writes Mike Britch.

From the archive

Council signs redevelopment deal

Lovell has signed a £50m deal with Enfield LBC to redevelop a key town centre site in north London.

Balfour goes to Interchange 10

Contractor Balfour Beatty has moved on to the site of a multi-million pound regeneration scheme in Wolverhampton, entitled Interchange 10.

Glasgow’s £400m City Deal plans take shape

City Deal regeneration plans in Scotland are taking shape after Glasgow City Council outlined proposals for £400m of projects.