Andrew Jepp

Devolution: what’s in store for local authorities in 2017?

16/01/2017

Will 2017 bring the same radical changes to local government we saw last year? Andrew Jepp investigates.

Autumn Statement – Councils looking for chancellor to steady the ship

08/11/2016

All eyes will be on Philip Hammond on 23 November, when he makes his first Autumn Statement as chancellor of the exchequer. But what will council chiefs be hoping to hear in the Statement, and why?

Managing the unmanageable

10/02/2016

With flooding becoming more commonplace in Britain, local authorities need to be prepared for the worst. Andrew Jepp reports.

The new risk landscape

30/07/2015

Andrew Jepp explains why a ‘renaissance’ in outsourcing brings new risks to local government.

Councils and cuts: The changes so far and the challenges ahead

27/03/2015

Andrew Jepp analyses how local authorities have reacted to budget cuts and where responses might change in coming years.

The risk of cutting services

04/12/2014

As councils reduce services, will this expose them to new reputational, operational and financial risks?

Community volunteering brings risks and rewards

05/08/2014

Why local authorities can help implement effective volunteer-led public services.

The risk of ignoring the social care challenge

06/05/2014

Why local authorities have shifted their role from pure service ‘providers’ to service ‘enablers’

Budget 2014: Councils must retain their top talent

20/03/2014

Following yesterday's Budget announcement, councils must do their best to retain and motivate their staff to have any chance of delivering more for less.

Managing the cuts – a long-term perspective

10/11/2010

Facing a tough financial environment, local authorities must now deliver more for less – but also minimise the impact this strategy will have on both residents and council staff, as Andrew Jepp explains

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Smarter steps to a greener future

Brightly’s digital asset management solution, Confirm, is helping local authorities to streamline their operations, cut costs and contribute to the wider, global sustainability mission. Hannah Winstanley explains more.
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Children's Social Workers and Senior Social Workers (Children Looked After)

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
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Here in Wandsworth, we are on an exciting journey of transformation. Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
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Senior Highway Adoptions Inspector

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Highways Asset Engineer

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