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Why local government is 'open for business'
Published date: 24-Apr-13
Find out why the co-regulation of street fundraising should be embedded within the ‘open for business’ ethos being recommended by the LGA.
Building a better economy
Published date: 23-Apr-13
Why it's time for the housing sector to start 'accepting more responsibility' rather than relying on government handouts.
Budget squeeze changing waste services
Published date: 12-Apr-13
Why one in five councils said they’re changing waste collection frequency and improving recycling as part of their cost control strategy.
What can councils expect from the forthcoming spending review?
Published date: 10-Apr-13
Will the budget cuts lead to a serious debate about what local government is actually for?
The plight of the council employee
Published date: 09-Apr-13
What impact will the Budget will have on staff within local government?
eProcurement and the public sector: the story so far...
Published date: 02-Apr-13
Tackling fraud in the long term
Published date: 22-Mar-13
How can the public sector form a long-term strategy to combat fraud?
Budget 2013: Why the real challenge will be the Spending Review
Published date: 20-Mar-13
Local government and the wider public sector were hardly holding their breath about the Budget and they will not be disappointed.
Core Cities: We are ready and willing to grow
Published date: 18-Mar-13
The leader of Newcastle City Council looks ahead to a Core Cities cabinet meeting taking place in the city later this week.
Welfare, housing and local government: the added challenges
Published date: 12-Mar-13
Feeling the strain?
Published date: 07-Mar-13
Is the stress felt by local government solely related to austerity, and what can be done with more cuts likely?
A bitter pill to swallow…
Published date: 28-Feb-13
What is the impact of Defra’s withdrawal of PFI credits from a further three waste PFI projects?
Why are local authorities increasingly outsourcing legal contracts?
Published date: 25-Feb-13
Find out why there has been an increase in legal outsourcing and what it means for local authorities.
A very expensive backward step
Published date: 22-Feb-13
Next week’s Judicial Review in Cardiff could spell the end for commingled dry recycling collections in England and Wales. That would be a very expensive and unnecessary backward step.
Time to stand up and be counted
Published date: 19-Feb-13
With no end in sight to the era of austerity, local government organisations are having to rethink investment strategies.
Is the Green Deal a true solution?
Published date: 15-Feb-13
Why it's important to give the Green Deal a fair chance before deciding if it's a 'good deal' or not.
Why 'no comment' in no longer an option
Published date: 14-Feb-13
Outsourcing providers often avoid talking about contentious issues. However, being in receipt of the public pound doesn’t give the right to decline.
Has Pickles forgotten the meaning of Localism?
Published date: 13-Feb-13
We respond to the accusation that councils are dodging democracy on council tax.
Spending money wisely on transport
Published date: 08-Feb-13
The Campaign for Better Transport argues that not only does transport needs its fair share of public funding, but that money must be spent wisely.
Business tourism fuels local and regional growth
Published date: 07-Feb-13
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