West Midlands Combined Authority reveals its plans

West Midlands Combined Authority reveals its plans

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has published its plans to tackle infrastructure, economic growth and public sector reform across the region.

Councils poised to receive £30m to cover adoption costs

Councils are to receive £30m to cover the costs of finding adoptive parents outside local authority boundaries.

Councils poised to receive £30m to cover adoption costs

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Government needs to tackle New Homes Bonus inequality

When created in 2010 the New Homes Bonus was seen as a clever way of encouraging an acceleration in the building of new homes but the distribution is unfair, argues chief finance officer at Oxfordshire CC, Lorna Baxter.

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Real Asset Management helps Hillingdon Council improve the accuracy of its asset register to comply with regulatory requirements.

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Essentra Security

Essentra Security, Europe's leading provider of ID solutions, has been entrusted to play a key role in the provision of a new generation of Smartcard printers throughout the healthcare service.

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Apply4 Technology

The sudden growth in London boroughs adopting inexpensive systems from SMEs shows new government requirements have opened the door to better value in IT procurement. This is significantly reducing costs to taxpayers, while providing more efficient services.