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Leeds Council install cameras to enforce Clean Air Charging Zone

27/06/2019Leeds Council install cameras to enforce Clean Air Charging Zone

Leeds City Council has begun to install camera infrastructure to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone will tackle air pollution in Leeds by encouraging businesses to transition to cleaner, less polluti more >
LGA praise councils for sharing services which save over £1bn

27/06/2019LGA praise councils for sharing services which save over £1bn

Councils across the UK are sharing services to cut down on costs that save the taxpayer over £1.3bn, a report from council leader shows. The Local Government Association (LGA) hailed the initiative from 626 partnerships as a success. more >
Five things you didn’t know about the Northern Powerhouse

26/06/2019Five things you didn’t know about the Northern Powerhouse

It’s five years this week since George Osborne gave a speech calling for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ and the project is fully underway. It has evolved from a political buzzword to a main component of Britain’s public policy more >

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Leeds Council install cameras to enforce Clean Air Charging Zone

27/06/2019Leeds Council install cameras to enforce Clean Air Charging Zone

Leeds City Council has begun to install camera infrastructure to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone will tackle air pollution in Leeds by encouraging more >
Dr Joshua Pritchard says social value is the answer to spending taxpayers’ money effectively

27/06/2019Dr Joshua Pritchard says social value is the answer to spending taxpayers’ money effectively

For decades, successive governments have sought to ensure taxpayers’ money is spent in the most effective and most efficient ways possible. Dr Joshua Pritchard, researcher at Reform - the inde more >
LGA praise councils for sharing services which save over £1bn

27/06/2019LGA praise councils for sharing services which save over £1bn

Councils across the UK are sharing services to cut down on costs that save the taxpayer over £1.3bn, a report from council leader shows. The Local Government Association (LGA) hailed the more >
techUK's Henry Rex: Fostering industry and government collaboration

26/06/2019techUK's Henry Rex: Fostering industry and government collaboration

Efforts to improve public sector access to the capabilities and expertise contained within the SME community are continuing at pace. Henry Rex, head of public sector/central government programmes at more >
Five things you didn’t know about the Northern Powerhouse

26/06/2019Five things you didn’t know about the Northern Powerhouse

It’s five years this week since George Osborne gave a speech calling for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ and the project is fully underway. It has evolved from a political buzzword to more >
Harlow Council collects top fleet safety honour at RoSPA Awards

26/06/2019Harlow Council collects top fleet safety honour at RoSPA Awards

Harlow Council’s housing repairs and maintenance, facilities management and environmental services company has won the Fleet Safety Trophy at the RoSPA Fleet Safety Awards 2019. HTS (Prop more >

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New rules to change the future of Social Value

05/06/2019New rules to change the future of Social Value

The government has announced the introduction of new rules to change the future of social value and make the way housing developers stump up the money for infrastructure both simpler and more transparent. These regulatory changes are designed to help achieve its ambition to deliver 300,000 ex more >
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Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

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Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technolo... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers o... more >

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The importance of openness after Grenfell

The importance of openness after Grenfell

Following the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy, Lord Porter, chairman of the LGA, argues that if the public are going to have faith in the safety te... more > more last word articles >