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Shared services growth is promising but councils must truly integrate to deliver major savings, argues Jason Laroche.
The largest underground bin system in the UK has opened in Cambridge, enabling residents to put their waste down chutes outside their homes.
More than half a billion pounds of taxpayers’ money has been saved by councils sharing services, new research reveals.
Two councils in Kent have pledged their commitment to formally working together, one year after they first signed the District Deal.
Plans for a shared planning service between Cherwell and South Northamptonshire District Councils have taken one step closer.
Council leaders have put forward ‘ambitious’ proposals to create a single council for West Suffolk in a move they hope will ‘drive prosperity’ in the region.
Two members of the tri-borough have blamed Hammersmith & Fulham LBC after they ‘reluctantly decided’ to serve notice on ending the arrangement.
Laura Sharman reports on a recent webinar exploring how two councils in Australia managed large scale change effectively when they became a ‘super council’.
Two Essex councils have agreed to explore further joint working and shared services.
Plans by the opposition Conservative group in Telford & Wrekin to work more closely with Shropshire Council have been put forward.