Analysis

Tierful times

Tierful times
By Andrew Muter | March 23, 2017

Andrew Muter combines the district and county spending power figures and uncovers a worrying trend.

  • A winning strategy?

    By Sam Clayden | March 22, 2017

    The industrial strategy has dominated the agenda over the past month, but a new Localis report says it is time to move the debate forward. Sam Clayden reports.

  • Pathways to employment

    By James Alexandre | March 14, 2017

    Ten contestants descended onto a corner of the north Kent coast at the end of January to kick off this year’s Local Government Challenge. James Alexandre tracks their initial progress

  • The rise of local authority housing companies

    By Simon Martin and Steve Partridge | February 28, 2017

    Local authority housing companies are becoming big business. Simon Martin and Steve Partridge examine the different approaches councils are taking and the risks and rewards of doing so.

  • The end for outsourcing?

    By Jamie Hailstone | February 1, 2017

    The era of enormous outsourcing deals is now behind local government as contractors face headwinds and cut council contracts. Jamie Hailstone investigates the future landscape for outsourcing in the sector

 
 

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