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Two combined authorities reveal new CEOs at cost of £300,000

29/06/2017Two combined authorities reveal new CEOs at cost of £300,000

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have confirmed the appointments of their CEOs this week, with the pair’s combined sala... more >
CCN: Still no place at the table for councils a year on from Brexit

29/06/2017CCN: Still no place at the table for councils a year on from Brexit

County Councils have this week slammed Whitehall’s inability to engage with local government on how Brexit will affect their communities and businesses. Speaking at the Public Sector S... more >
Refusal to end pay cap an ‘insult’ to public sector workers

29/06/2017Refusal to end pay cap an ‘insult’ to public sector workers

Unison has claimed that the government’s decision to reject a Labour Party amendment to end the 1% public sector pay cap is an ‘insult’ to those working in the sector. The ... more >

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HSCN: The enabler for a more joined-up public sector

26/06/2017HSCN: The enabler for a more joined-up public sector

Mark Hall, Chief Assurance Officer at Redcent... more >
Maintaining the momentum for further devolution

25/04/2017Maintaining the momentum for further devolution

Ahead of this year’s mayoral elections,... more >
New social care funding misses the point

13/04/2017New social care funding misses the point

Clive Betts MP, chair of the Communities and ... more >
Leading transformational change through procurement

01/03/2017Leading transformational change through procurement

Liz Welton, chair of the Society of Procureme... more >

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Innovation in commissioning services

26/06/2017Innovation in commissioning services

Malcolm Harbour CBE, who wrote Parl... more >
Engaging the voluntary sector: how to make devolution a success

26/06/2017Engaging the voluntary sector: how to make devolution a success

Paul Winyard, senior policy officer... more >
The impact of the cyber security strategy on the public sector

26/06/2017The impact of the cyber security strategy on the public sector

Six months on from the announcement... more >
Police governance and service delivery in the 21st century

23/06/2017Police governance and service delivery in the 21st century

Barry Loveday, reader in criminal j... more >

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15/06/2017Challenges remain

As PSE went to press, we were days away from finding out which political party or parties would be leading the country following Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election for 8 June.  Whoever enters the door at No.10, irrelevant of their political colour, is faced with serious challenges, from social care to the NHS, housing to the economy, and, of course, the all-consuming and imminent Brexit negotiations which will have ramifications for generations to... read more >

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National policies won’t fix local problems

National policies won’t fix local problems

Andrew Carter, the recently-appointed chief executive of Centre for Cities, argues that the new government will only succeed if it focuses on imp... more > more last word articles >

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