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Fly-tipping levels and costs at a record high

27/07/2015Fly-tipping levels and costs at a record high

Local authorities are urging retailers to provide ‘take back’ services after spending millions of pounds annually clearing up bulky waste and enforcing against record fly-tipping leve... more >
Government scraps Green Deal scheme funding

24/07/2015Government scraps Green Deal scheme funding

The government will scrap funding for its unsuccessful flagship household energy Green Deal scheme as a result of low take-up, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). ... more >
Councils face £7bn shortfall with proposed departmental cuts

22/07/2015Councils face £7bn shortfall with proposed departmental cuts

If government departments are made to find up to a further 40% of savings by 2020, local councils could be faced with a £7bn decrease to the local government finance settlement, it has been... more >
Mark Lloyd appointed LGA chief executive

28/07/2015Mark Lloyd appointed LGA chief executive

Mark Lloyd has been appointed the n... more >
Rent cuts could threaten plans for 42,000 new homes

27/07/2015Rent cuts could threaten plans for 42,000 new homes

District councils could be forced t... more >
Fly-tipping levels and costs at a record high

27/07/2015Fly-tipping levels and costs at a record high

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LGA annual conference and exhibition 2015

30/06/2015 - 02/07/2015

The Local Government Association's annual conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the biggest political conferences of the year regularly attracting over 1,200 delegates.

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LGA annual conference and exhibition 2015

30/06/2015 - 02/07/2015

The Local Government Association's annual conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the biggest political conferences of the year regularly attracting over 1,200 delegates.

Enhanced health in care homes Implementing new models of care

02/07/2015

Many people living in care homes are not getting their health needs regularly assessed. Data also suggests that more active health and rehabilitation support could prevent permanent admission for some residents.

CILIP Conference

02/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

Following on from the success of CILIP’s Umbrella Conference 2013 in Manchester, we are pleased to announce that the CILIP Conference 2015 will take place on 2-3 July 2015 at St George’s Hall, Liverpool.

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CILIP Conference

02/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

Following on from the success of CILIP’s Umbrella Conference 2013 in Manchester, we are pleased to announce that the CILIP Conference 2015 will take place on 2-3 July 2015 at St George’s Hall, Liverpool.

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CIPFA Annual Conference

07/07/2015 - 09/07/2015

Save the date the CIPFA Annual Conference next year, due to be held at the Novotel Hammersmith on the 7-9 July.

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CIPFA Annual Conference

07/07/2015 - 09/07/2015

Save the date the CIPFA Annual Conference next year, due to be held at the Novotel Hammersmith on the 7-9 July.

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CIPFA Annual Conference

07/07/2015 - 09/07/2015

Save the date the CIPFA Annual Conference next year, due to be held at the Novotel Hammersmith on the 7-9 July.

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What’s next for local councils: England post general election

15/07/2015

Who's in charge? What's in store for local government and what stance is taken on town and parish councils? From start to finish, this one day conference will give you a comprehensive overview of the post-election landscape, of the government's priorities and the implications for our sector.

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Slow but sure public sector borrowing decrease

23/07/2015Slow but sure public sector borrowing decrease

Annual public sector borrowing has decreased by £6.1bn compared to the same period last year, an analysis by the Office for National Statistics has found. So far in this financial year... more >
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Strengthening the counter-fraud community

19/06/2015Strengthening the counter-fraud community

The head of the Chartered Institute of Public... more >
Improving adult social care information to drive up standards

19/06/2015Improving adult social care information to drive up standards

Andrea Sutcliffe, chief inspector of adult so... more >
Tackling food poverty across the country

19/06/2015Tackling food poverty across the country

Hannah Laurison, campaign coordinator at Sust... more >
Accessibility & affordability

19/06/2015Accessibility & affordability

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive... more >

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Two cheers for the MPA!

21/07/2015Two cheers for the MPA!

By Josie Cluer, public sector lead ... more >
The tech industry’s top four issues for the new government

19/06/2015The tech industry’s top four issues for the new government

Damien Venkatasamy, chair of techUK... more >
Transforming services through data

19/06/2015Transforming services through data

Maia Beresford, senior researcher a... more >
The enabling state

19/06/2015The enabling state

Jennifer Wallace, head of policy at... more >

editor's comment

01/02/2015A new start, a fresh outlook

As you will have seen, Public Sector Executive has undergone an extensive redesign to improve the look and feel of the magazine, to signpost readers to our articles more easily and to make our content as attractive and engaging as possible. We hope you enjoy the new look and continue to find something of value in these pages, with contributions from some of the most interesting and important people in the sector, interviews with decision-makers, analysis of recent reports and policies... read more >

last word

Stats, facts and evidence in the general election

Stats, facts and evidence in the general election

Is there any hope of getting more evidence into political debates running up to May? Jonathan Breckon, head of the Alliance for Useful Evidence, ... more > more last word articles >

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