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Bournemouth council to vote on making CEO role redundant

27/03/2017Bournemouth council to vote on making CEO role redundant

The chief executive position at Bournemouth Borough council could be made redundant later this week, as the authority will vote on the matter at a full council meeting this Friday. The decis... more >
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough £800m devolution deal approved

20/03/2017Cambridgeshire & Peterborough £800m devolution deal approved

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s £800m devolution deal, which will see the region receive greater powers to run their area, has been given the green light by the DCLG. At a visi... more >
Betts: GM devo deal a halfway house to aligning health and social care

13/03/2017Betts: GM devo deal a halfway house to aligning health and social care

Establishing clear lines of accountability to deliver health and social care integration is going to be one of the major challenges facing the sector going forward, the chair of the Communities a... more >

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Why opening up procurement matters to the UK public sector

22/03/2017Why opening up procurement matters to the UK public sector

Rob Levene, managing director of Bloom, explains why opening up procurement is important to the UK public sector.  Procuring products and services by the UK public sector is big busines... more >
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Leading transformational change through procurement

01/03/2017Leading transformational change through procurement

Liz Welton, chair of the Society of Procureme... more >
McMahon: I worry that the public are not part of the devolution conversation

20/12/2016McMahon: I worry that the public are not part of the devolution conversation

Jim McMahon, Labour’s shadow minister f... more >
Solace president mandate: Champion diversity and celebrate great public services

20/12/2016Solace president mandate: Champion diversity and celebrate great public services

Jo Miller, the recently-elected president of ... more >
The secret to the success of one public estate

19/08/2016The secret to the success of one public estate

Central government has faced strong criticism... more >

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Time to embrace change

01/03/2017Time to embrace change

The way we work is changing. As a p... more >
Digital Marketplace: reaching far and wide in the public sector

01/03/2017Digital Marketplace: reaching far and wide in the public sector

Over the next few months, the Gover... more >
The challenges for innovative procurement

27/02/2017The challenges for innovative procurement

Malcolm Harbour CBE, who wrote Parl... more >
Glasgow points the way forward for IoT future

27/02/2017Glasgow points the way forward for IoT future

Dr Mark Begbie, business developmen... more >

editor's comment

21/02/2017Untapped potential

As PSE went to press, the government had just released its Industrial Strategy green paper, which has an ambitious aim to “improve living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across the whole country”.  Overall, the strategy was welcomed across the public sector. However, as you’ll read throughout this edition of the magazine, in order to make the aspirations a reality, there needs to be a greater level of freedom for all... read more >

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Parliament cannot solve homelessness through legislation alone

Parliament cannot solve homelessness through legislation alone

Cllr Michelle Lowe, deputy leader and cabinet member for housing and health at Sevenoaks District Council, argues that if the government is reall... more > more last word articles >

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