Best Practice

We’re here when times get tough

By Rob Barlow | August 22, 2019

East Lindsey DC took on the chairmanship of the Strategic Recovery Group following heavy rainfall and a subsequent river relief channel breach. Rob Barlow reviews the emergency response and recovery phase.

  • Making the relationship work

    By Dean Wetteland | August 20, 2019

    Dean Wetteland, managing director of England's biggest local authority trading company Norse Group, advises on the steps councils thinking of entering the commercial world should consider.

  • Navigating Digital Transformation

    By Lucy Woods | August 19, 2019

    Lucy Woods at legal firm Ashfords shares her top tips for getting the best outcome from digital procurement.

  • Regenerating Rochford’s high street

    By Shaun Scrutton | August 14, 2019

    High streets everywhere are feeling the pinch, but Rochford is experimenting with new ways of increasing visitor footfall and engaging the community. Shaun Scrutton reports

  • Good lives for good people

    By Anna Hartley | August 6, 2019

    Working at a neighbourhood level, Wakefield Council is forging a better future for its residents and their communities, says Anna Hartley

 
 

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