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David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave EU

24/06/2016David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave EU

David Cameron has announced his resignation as prime minister after the British public voted in favour of leaving the EU. The referendum was too close to call when polls opened yesterday, bu... more >
Councils could take over more health functions post-STPs, says NHS boss

20/06/2016Councils could take over more health functions post-STPs, says NHS boss

Local authorities could take on more of a leadership role for some traditional NHS functions, following their involvement in the formation of sustainability and transformation plans (STPs), the h... more >
Government urged to overhaul or postpone apprenticeship levy

17/06/2016Government urged to overhaul or postpone apprenticeship levy

The government has been urged to postpone introducing the apprenticeship levy by the Chartered Institute for Professional Development (CIPD) after new research showed that the majority of employe... more >

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We must avoid ‘hasty decisions’ to protect business and jobs following EU vote – CIPD

24/06/2016We must avoid ‘hasty decisions’ to protect business and jobs following EU vote – CIPD

Peter Cheese, chief executive of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, the professional body for HR and people development, says that the government must take time to assess the ... more >
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Joint ventures: Are we better together?

19/04/2016Joint ventures: Are we better together?

Vivien Holland, local government advisory dir... more >
London needs a new deal to tackle the housing crisis

13/04/2016London needs a new deal to tackle the housing crisis

Tackling the capital’s housing crisis w... more >
What would Brexit mean for UK public agencies?

07/04/2016What would Brexit mean for UK public agencies?

Anand Menon, professor of European Politics a... more >
Local government as a platform: The power to transform

16/02/2016Local government as a platform: The power to transform

Leigh Whitehouse, joint chief executive at Ro... more >

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Providing inspiration for a better work-life balance

15/06/2016Providing inspiration for a better work-life balance

Carl Fillery, CEO of Boundless (for... more >
Investing now to save in the future

14/06/2016Investing now to save in the future

Sheryl French, project director, en... more >
What water market reforms mean for the public sector

13/06/2016What water market reforms mean for the public sector

As significant water market reforms... more >

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01/02/2016Weather warning

This edition of PSE goes to press just as Storm Imogen begins to subside. This latest barrage of winter weather caused yet more disruption to transport and power networks, but thankfully less permanent damage than earlier storms in late 2015 and the beginning of this year.  The fourth and fifth ‘named storms’ of this season, Desmond and Eva, were responsible for some of the most catastrophic flooding and devastation we have seen for years, with damage estimates for the... read more >

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Is there a glass ceiling for ethnic minorities in the Civil Service?

Is there a glass ceiling for ethnic minorities in the Civil Service?

Richard Norrie, Research Fellow at Policy Exchange, explains how a new project will attempt to quantify the extent of ethnic minority representat... more > more last word articles >