LGA praises councils’ efforts carrying out NHS health checks

19.08.19: Following the launch of an evidence-based review into NHS health checks by health and social secretary Matt Hancock, the Local Government Association (LGA) have praised the efforts of councils. Chairman of the LGA’s Community Wel...

Growing in confidence: Meeting the targets of Apprenticeship Levy

15.08.19: Debbie Rayfield, corporate apprenticeship manager at Sefton Council, discusses her role within the council’s Apprenticeship Team and the challenges that can be faced meeting the targets of the Apprenticeship Levy. I initially joined t...

Sponsored roundabouts policy earns Bradford Council £128k a year

14.08.19: Bradford Council’s policy of allowing businesses to pay for sponsorships of roundabouts and grass verges has seen the local authority bring in £128,000 a year. With business advertising now present on almost 70 highways verges a...

Council-owned solar farm generates £1.2m for frontline services

14.08.19: West Suffolk Council, through its local authority-owned solar farm, has raised more than £1.2m in funds to support frontline services in the past three years. The 12.4MW solar farm at Toggam Farm, in Lakenheath, is one of the largest...

TechnologyOne: Setting the foundation for shared service success

14.08.19: Anwen Robinson, UK Operating Officer at TechnologyOne - an enterprise SaaS company - explains why adopting an enterprise vision is key to long-term benefit Local government transformation is primarily driven by the need to find ef...