the Raven's social network

Follow the Raven wherever you go!

Connect with our public sector social media sites and keep abreast of all the latest happenings in the public sector, along with the Raven's unique take on the day's news. Just click on the links below to get involved.

      Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Instagram

 Social

latest public sector news

Mayor James Palmer: A remarkable chance to do things differently

23/10/2017Mayor James Palmer: A remarkable chance to do things differently

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer reflects on his first six months in office, from the successes already achieved to the rema... more >
Five million public sector workers paid less than private sector counterparts

23/10/2017Five million public sector workers paid less than private sector counterparts

In 2016 five million public sector workers were paid less than the equivalent private sector staff, according to figures obtained by the GMB. ... more >
Councils need ‘hard-hitting’ powers to tackle soaring fly-tipping rates

20/10/2017Councils need ‘hard-hitting’ powers to tackle soaring fly-tipping rates

Instances of fly-tipping have reached one million over the past year and the problem is becoming more and more common. Figures released by t... more >

editor's comment

14/08/2017Time for reflection

A lot has happened since the last edition of PSE was published. In particular, the snap general election delivered an astounding result that many of the pollsters and political experts could not have predicted when Theresa May initially called for it back in April. Chris Painter, Professor Emeritus at Birmingham City University, provides a fascinating analysis of the campaign, and assess... read more >

featured articles

View all News

last word

The importance of openness after Grenfell

The importance of openness after Grenfell

Following the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy, Lord Porter, chairman of the LGA, argues that if the public are going to have faith in the safety testing process then everything must be out in the o... more > more last word articles >

comment

View all News

interviews

‘The HSCN is the realisation of industry best practice’

30/06/2017‘The HSCN is the realisation of industry best practice’

Keith Smith, public sector business development manager at Virgin Media Bus... more >
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 Redcentric, discusses NHS Digital&rsq... more >

featured events

events calendar

back

October 2017

forward
mon tue wed thu fri sat sun
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

the raven's daily blog

Tower Hamlets taking steps to reverse the decline of LGBT+ venues

16/10/2017Tower Hamlets taking steps to reverse the decline of LGBT+ venues

Tower Hamlets council has recently confirmed that the former site of a popular gay bar, the Joiners Arms, must include an LGBT+ club for the next... more >
Dying well is a public health issue

12/10/2017Dying well is a public health issue

Ahead of the King’s Fund Annual Conference (29-30 November) on population health and prevention, Dr Jane Collins, chief executive of Marie ... more >
Purpose with profit – a contractor’s perspective of social value

09/10/2017Purpose with profit – a contractor’s perspective of social value

Sarah Fraser, head of Willmott Dixon Foundation, outlines the benefits of a strong commitment to social value when it comes to working with ... more >
How would local government look under a Labour government?

25/09/2017How would local government look under a Labour government?

Few will disagree with the statement that the current landscape of local government is one that has been shaped by seven years of Tory influence.... more >

inbox

View all News

most read