Tackling COVID’s hit on leisure
Léonie Cowen takes a look at the commercial and legal issues COVID-19 has caused for local authority indoor leisure.
An alternative commissioning model
High cost residential care for children is a major source of financial difficulties for local authorities. Léonie Cowen and Andrew Rome believe there are more effective and efficient ways of commissioning placements.
Business rate changes could damage local charities
Plans for localising the business rate from next year could hit charities warns Léonie Cowen.