Richmond and Wandsworth Councils have announced a new shared finance system that they believe will save an estimated £6.8 million.
Cardiff council has declared its plans to improve the way waste, potholes and fly-tipping are managed by reorganising council services, at a cost of £1 million.
Worker’s union, the GMB has urged councils and other public bodies to stop issuing work to companies which have been found to enlist blacklisted construction workers.
Two in three councils across England are failing to embrace the Social Value Act and consider social value in their procurement and commissioning, according to Social Enterprise UK.
The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is offering an unlimited number of free places at the NOA Symposium 2016 for employees of public sector organisations.
Derby City council has begun offering new social workers a £10,000 incentive, to be used towards a mortgage.
North Lanarkshire Council has launched an investigation into allegations of corruption, after an anonymous letter was received claiming serious deceitful behavior in the council’s procurement process.
The government has announced that British steel companies will be able to compete on a level playing field for contracts across the public sector.
According to a study conducted by Nesta, local authorities could save up to £14.7 billion per year if they made better use of new digital technologies such as apps and online platforms.
Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) is set to receive a £1.2 billion City Deal, signed by ten local authorities in the area and the UK and Welsh governments.
The government has cancelled its contract with Steatite to develop a GPS tracking system for offenders after spending £21 million on the project.
Rotherham councillors are set to receive decision-making powers from commissioners who maintain services are of good quality, well run and have strong leadership in place.
Council leaders have called for tighter controls on Freedom of Information (FoI) requests claiming they are a ‘burden’ on local authorities.
A new report published by Centre of Cities has warned that local authorities are unable to make the most of their public assets due to ‘restrictive
Research conducted by iGov has found that 39 per cent of local authorities are seriously considering investing in e-invoicing within the next year.
Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
In recent years the UK Government has made efforts to modernise how it works.
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