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Robbie Blackhurst finds out how local authorities can follow the example of Liverpool City Council by adopting an ‘invest to earn’ strategy.
Oxford Direct Services is to become the first council-owned organisation to bring drone services in-house to save time and money.
A new report has outlined the three main risks councils face when investing in commercial property. Mark Whitehead reports.
With councils spending record amounts on buying shopping centres, what risk is this exposing the sector to? Mark Whitehead investigates.
Councils are continuing to spend record amounts of money buying up shopping centres, the latest figures show.
A district council has been accused of putting public money at risk in a 35-year deal to lease a shopping centre from a commercial development company.
A new study has revealed local authorities have invested £3.8bn in commercial property to save struggling town centres. Dr Steve Norris and Ed Cooke report on the findings.
Councils are failing to understand the full risk implications when engaging in commercial activities, a new survey has warned.
More than half of UK councils have introduced charges for garden waste collection totalling almost £74m a year, according to new research.
Local authorities have sold-off thousands of public buildings and spaces to private developers in order to cover the loss of central Government funding, charity finds.