Nathan Elvery

Money Matters

28/09/2011

Standing in a sweet shop, listening to a conversation between a group of children, I was reminded of other conversations taking place across our sector….

Programme Athena

02/08/2011

Nathan Elvery discusses IT shared service initiative Programme Athena.

Money Matters

01/06/2011

In a week where Iceland once again exploded on to our screens, we are warned that in late autumn this year, like a prediction from the 16th century apothecary Nostradamus, Armageddon could be upon local authorities – in the same year that Nostradamus

Money Matters

20/04/2011

English authorities are planning to use reserves on a scale not seen in almost a decade, with more than 30 authorities across the land expecting to reduce their reserves by more than one-third.

Money Matters

16/03/2011

In 1906, case law established that the ‘treasurer’ was not merely a servant of a local authority, but held a fiduciary responsibility to all local taxpayers, a historic legal basis established more than a century ago.

Money Matters

02/02/2011

Money Matters

16/11/2010

Money Matters

05/10/2010

A step change into the commercial world

26/07/2010

Nathan Elvery explains how his authority has set up a trading company in the social heathcare market.

Money Matters

01/07/2010

Every night before I rest my head See those dollar bills go swirling round my bed...

Money Matters

07/02/2010

I close my eyes and hear the crash of the waves as they break against our sands in their relentless pursuit to capture the beach.

Money Matters

11/11/2008

As we begin to see the impact of the economic downturn through increased cost pressures on key services, perhaps the proverbial stuff really is about to hit the oscillating air device.

Money matters

30/05/2008

Of mutual benefit

07/05/2008

While Brent LBC may have fallen foul of procurement laws when it joined the London Authorities Mutual Ltd, other councils do have the right to join, as Nathan Elvery explains

Money Matters

13/02/2008

Across the land, last preparations have been made and final stories read as our budgets are put to bed...

Money matters

27/06/2007

Every finance director has a statutory responsibility to lead and manage an effective and responsive financial service, explains Nathan Elvery, director of finance and resources at Croydon LBC

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