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Council must compensate workers asked to ‘sign away their rights’

30/07/2014Council must compensate workers asked to ‘sign away their rights’

A tribunal has ordered Bromley Council in south-east London to pay more than £64,000 in compensation to 18 of its staff who were offered cash incentives to sign new contracts that would hav... more >
New online guidance on social value for commissioners

29/07/2014New online guidance on social value for commissioners

Commissioners of services in the public sector can get a wealth of guidance and information on social value using a new online portal. The portal aggregates information and best-practice fro... more >
Energy companies bid for fracking licences

28/07/2014Energy companies bid for fracking licences

Fracking licences will be handed out for the first time in six years following a bidding process that starts today. Companies who win a licence will still need planning permission and enviro... more >

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Risky Business 2014

13 Nov 2014 09:00

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CIPFA Annual Conference 2014

01/07/2014 08:30 - 03/07/2014 19:30

Following the success of last year’s event ‘Beyond Austerity: designing the future state’ CIPFA conference 2014 is set to be a sell out event. Welcoming over 1,000 public finance and accountancy professionals from across all public services, conference will provide delegates with in-depth insight and analysis, exploring the challenges and suggesting solutions to the most pressing issues facing us all in the post recession world. As well as stimulating thought led debate we will look at the practical tools and techniques needed to create sustainable public services in 2014 and beyond.

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CIPFA Annual Conference 2014

01/07/2014 08:30 - 03/07/2014 19:30

Following the success of last year’s event ‘Beyond Austerity: designing the future state’ CIPFA conference 2014 is set to be a sell out event. Welcoming over 1,000 public finance and accountancy professionals from across all public services, conference will provide delegates with in-depth insight and analysis, exploring the challenges and suggesting solutions to the most pressing issues facing us all in the post recession world. As well as stimulating thought led debate we will look at the practical tools and techniques needed to create sustainable public services in 2014 and beyond.

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CIPFA Annual Conference 2014

01/07/2014 08:30 - 03/07/2014 19:30

Following the success of last year’s event ‘Beyond Austerity: designing the future state’ CIPFA conference 2014 is set to be a sell out event. Welcoming over 1,000 public finance and accountancy professionals from across all public services, conference will provide delegates with in-depth insight and analysis, exploring the challenges and suggesting solutions to the most pressing issues facing us all in the post recession world. As well as stimulating thought led debate we will look at the practical tools and techniques needed to create sustainable public services in 2014 and beyond.

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LGA annual conference and exhibition 2014

08/07/2014 - 10/07/2014

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LGA annual conference and exhibition 2014

08/07/2014 - 10/07/2014

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LGA annual conference and exhibition 2014

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Get it while it’s hot

28/07/2014Get it while it’s hot

There’s still time to subscribe to PSE in time to receive our August/September 2014 edition, which is promising to be a great issue. Interviewees and contributors include Association o... more >
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Reprieve for public sector recruitment?

26/06/2014Reprieve for public sector recruitment?

Mark Beatson, chief economist at the CIPD, talk... more >
Redesigning services without new money

26/06/2014Redesigning services without new money

The Public Service Transformation Network has f... more >
Collaborative Crossrail

26/06/2014Collaborative Crossrail

Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, chief executive of Cro... more >
Updated employer standards deliver clarity for social workers

26/06/2014Updated employer standards deliver clarity for social workers

Sarah Messenger, head of workforce at the Local... more >

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Does leadership matter?

26/06/2014Does leadership matter?

Dr Ian Elliott, lecturer in business ... more >
Collaboration is the answer: but what was the question?

26/06/2014Collaboration is the answer: but what was the question?

David E Hawkins, operations director ... more >

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26/06/2014Beyond buzzwords

At the most recent meeting of PSE’s editorial board, when the discussion turned to ‘transformation’, one member remarked how fed up they are with that word and how it’s impossible to get away from. There’s some truth in that, of course, and the term probably is over-used to describe some changes in service delivery of a relatively pedestrian and uninspiring nature. Others worry that the focus on transformation takes focus away from the need to push the... read more >

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Six steps to tourism partnerships for the public sector

Six steps to tourism partnerships for the public sector

Nicole New of responsible tourism charity Hidden Britain explains how public sector bodies can help boost tourism and local economies. Investi... more > more last word articles >

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