Tiffany Cloynes

Standards of conduct in local government

13/02/2019

Tiffany Cloynes and Clare Hardy explore why there could be major changes ahead to the regime for monitoring the standard of conduct of members of local authorities in England.

The top ten things for local government to be aware of in 2019

11/01/2019

2019 looks set to be a year of interesting challenges and opportunities for local government. Tiffany Cloynes and Clare Hardy offer their predictions for the year ahead.

Roles and responsibilities

08/01/2019

Tiffany Cloynes and Martyn Davies explore how councils can best manage roles in local authority companies.

What does the Budget really mean for local authorities?

06/11/2018

Tiffany Cloynes and Joanna Phillips explore the key announcements in the Budget and how far extra funding will address the challenges faced by councils.

Making use of empty homes

23/10/2018

Tiffany Cloynes examines some of the legal issues with moving social housing tenants into empty private homes, as proposed by one London council.

The future of the high street

16/10/2018

Tiffany Cloynes and Gillian Duckworth explore how councils can support the increasingly fragile high street, finding out why Sheffield City Council has put itself at the forefront of centre shopping development.

Managing utilities in-house

29/06/2018

Tiffany Cloynes looks at some of the key areas for local authorities to consider before becoming involved in the provision of utility services.

Local authorities and retail

19/06/2018

Tiffany Cloynes explores the points councils should consider when bidding for new retail schemes.

Local authority elections - publicity and decision making

30/04/2018

Tiffany Cloynes outlines some of the legal and practical issues relating to publicity and decision making that may affect local authorities at a time of elections.

Managing local authority contracts

23/03/2018

Tiffany Cloynes outlines the key issues councils should address to get the most out of their outsourced contracts.

Powers of local authority lawyers

12/02/2018

Tiffany Cloynes argues that new guidance from the Solicitors Regulation Authority will not stop local authorities from sharing legal services.

The top 10 things local government can expect in 2018

10/01/2018

Tiffany Cloynes outlines her predictions for the top 10 issues for local government in 2018.

Using local authority powers effectively

10/11/2017

Recent case law has shown the importance of local authorities acting within their powers and meeting any associated requirements. Tiffany Cloynes reports.

Cutting services: a false economy?

11/07/2017

Tiffany Cloynes explains how councils can differentiate between essential and discretionary services.

Revenue generation by councils

20/06/2017

Tiffany Cloynes outlines different strategies local authorities can adopt to help generate new revenue streams, including charging and trading.

Reorganising troubled services

12/01/2016

Tiffany Cloynes outlines some of the legal requirements councils must consider when reorganising services.

Driving the devolution revolution

27/11/2015

Tiffany Cloynes outlines some of the pertinent housing points raised in this week's spending review.

Cracking down on 'coasting' schools

17/08/2015

Tiffany Cloynes outlines the implications for local authorities under new measures to tackle 'coasting' schools

Revolutionising mental health image

Revolutionising mental health

Cllr Jasmine Ali explains how Southwark Council is putting plans into action to revolutionise children’s mental health in Southwark.
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