New firm to take on key Audit Commission roles

New firm to take on key Audit Commission roles

A new company has been launched tasked with taking over key responsibilities from the Audit Commission after the public spending watchdog’s closure next year.

Councils see huge rise in Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) applications

The number of requests to ensure the freedom of vulnerable people are being protected have risen significantly, following a landmark ruling earlier this year.

Councils see huge rise in Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) applications

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Give health and wellbeing boards teeth

Health and Wellbeing Boards must become wider in scope, secure local support and gain real teeth to succeed, writes Luciana Berger.

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Parkeon

Earlier in the year, Parkeon successfully tendered for the supply and installation of 43 Parkeon Strada Rapide terminals to Birmingham City Council.

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Glasdon UK

An ideal alternative to traditional wooden seating is the new Elwood seat, a robust, low-maintenance timber-effect seat. Elwood provides a comfortable, stylish means to sit and relax and will complement any natural environment.

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Food Matters Live

Food Matters Live is a new annual event, taking place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 18 – Thursday 20 November.