Avoiding another Southern Cross Debacle
Dec 06, 2011
The Public Accounts Committee recently alerted Minister the the fact that local authorities could be in danger of facing another Southern Cross debacle and having to implement last minute contingency plans.
Three Cheers for Baron Sugar
Nov 25, 2011
Baron Sugar (or Sir Alan before his elevation) is certainly not everyone's cup of tea! However, one thing that most people will agree on is that he does understand business and how to create wealth.
Highways Collaboration - as it should be!
Oct 30, 2011
London local government has pioneered some excellent collaborativecategory programmes in the last year - these included commercial fleet, postal services, ICT and highways management
Keep Calm and Save Money
Sep 22, 2011
This is the new slogan I used on the recent white paper - Having it All - which is starting to resonate across the UK public sector.
Having It All
Sep 15, 2011
Today sees the launch of the Keep Calm and Save Money campaign backed by Ken Cole's new white paper "Having It All". The white paper is specifically aimed at English local authorities that want to improve services, reduce council taxes and balance their budgets