Paul Smith

How councils can improve support for independent living

14/05/2019

Paul Smith outlines his five top tips on how councils can improve the outcomes for disabled people living in their area.

Supporting people with dementia

27/03/2019

Paul Smith and Francis Philippa explain how four different pilot projects have helped improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

DPS – A flexible way to procure

10/07/2018

Paul Smith urges councils to consider Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) as a pioneering approach to procurement and outlines the five top reasons for considering the use of a DPS.

Taking the strain off unpaid carers

17/05/2016

Paul Smith calls on local authorities to use the disabled facility grant to support carers as well fund adaptations.

Fast-tracking home adaptations

08/03/2016

Paul Smith argues the recent ‘crisis in residential care’ report is a 'major over-simplification of a very complicated problem'

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Slavery in supply chains

Tiffany Cloynes and Clare Hardy explore what responsibility councils may have in the future to eliminate slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains.
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Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.

This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.

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