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Core Cities call for greater devolution of powers

22/07/2014Core Cities call for greater devolution of powers

England’s eight largest cities have launched an aggressive push for greater devolution of powers and budgets as part of a new campaign backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson. The Local ... more >
HS2 construction HQ will be in Birmingham

21/07/2014HS2 construction HQ will be in Birmingham

The construction headquarters of HS2 are to be located in Birmingham, bringing up to 1,500 highly paid jobs to the city. HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for the project, said that while som... more >
Audit Commission calls for rethink on parish council audit

18/07/2014Audit Commission calls for rethink on parish council audit

Proposed changes to audit regulations for England’s 10,000 parish councils are ‘overly complex’, the Audit Commission has warned. Responding to the DCLG’s consultatio... 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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Labour promise to review ‘failed’ rail franchising system

21/07/2014Labour promise to review ‘failed’ rail franchising system

Ed Miliband has set out Labour’s plans to review what he calls the ‘failed’ railway franchising system in the UK, and allow public sector operators to compete to run services, i... 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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