Tim Byles

  • Post pandemic public purse propositions

    24 February 2021

    Mike Bennett and Tim Byles outline a holistic and strategic approach on post pandemic public spending in order to navigate the dangers ahead.

  • Tell Sid! How to solve the school places crisis

    28 January 2015

    Tim Byles explains how councils can use the Social Infrastructure Development (SID) framework to review their estate and leverage the latent value to create much-needed new school places.

  • Another turn of the wheel

    12 December 2013

    Local government must leverage its assets base to build capacity for long-term care needs, writes Tim Byles.

  • Adult social care top of council agendas

    09 December 2013

    The When I was One quote neatly sums up the instinctive feeling of many.

  • No room for improvement

    13 March 2013

    With a shortage of school places beginning to hit families hard, Tim Byles looks at how vital expansion of schools can be achieved.

  • Lessons in how to cope

    23 October 2012

    Tim Byles explains how authorities can lessen pressures of soaring numbers of primary schoolchildren entering the system.

  • Assessing the family silver - polish or sell?

    01 August 2012

    Making use of redundant local assets could be part of the solution to squaring the circle in local government finances, says Tim Byles.