Local government finance has received rare media attention - but much of the commentary has been simplistic and dumbed down. Heather Jameson urges the sector to shout louder or risk losing the battle for hearts and minds.
February 14, 2018
The sense of dislocation across the country is only going to be exacerbated in the coming years. Andrew Carter argues the answer is to move away from one-size-fits-all policy-making and to increase decentralisation.
February 12, 2018
Simon Edwards looks at where next for Northamptonshire CC after it became the first authority in two decades to issue a S114 notice.
February 13, 2018
While council revenues constrained, Alex Khaldi urges the sector to make use of capital expenditure and other mechanisms to invest in adult social care.
February 14, 2018
As some of the more traditional contracting arrangements get called into question, Louise Round asks whether it is time to challenge the notion that large scale contracts bring economies of scale and enhance service quality.
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