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Dr Andrew Larner says iESE has developed an improvement and innovation model to support exchange of the latest local government practice that is inclusive and easy to use.

A fair care package at a fair price with fair wages

Dr Andrew Larner says it is more important than ever to understand whether a fair price is being paid for a package of care that is fair to the service user

Not rejected but re-directed

Nick Cole explores the important role of constructive feedback in executive search and selection

We're seeing shortages and rising salaries in the housing sector

The Social Housing Sector is growing. Both in terms of demand for its housing provision but also for careers.

Innovation: we’re just getting started

Local Government lost one of its true innovators recently – and one whose vision for digital innovation in local services will live on for decades to come.

From the archive

Authorities hand back £500k to supermarket

East Cambridgeshire DC has had to hand back more than £500,000 of Section 106 cash to Sainsbury’s, because it could not lawfully spend the money.

BT moves staff to council's new site

BT Cornwall and Cornwall Housing have announced they are moving staff into Cornwall Council’s new offices at Beacon Technology Park.

Green investment deal

Southend-on-Sea BC has secured finance from the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) to replace its existing street- lights with lower energy alternatives.