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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

2014: a year of increasing polarisation across local government? Local government is already a diverse collection of Councils of different size, locality and financial standing, but in 2014 I think this diversity will intensify. As ongoing service reviews continue to reshape council structures, alternative providers and delivery models will expand into new service areas. Given […]

BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

2014: The Year of the Spin Out Company There has been an increase in recent years in the number of spin-outs from Councils. Trading Companies, mutuals and social enterprises all have increased in number across the country, and we know of many authorities who are actively considering further expansion of these models. Whilst there are […]

GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN

2014: The year of further cuts 2014 will be the year where local government ramps up its response to the ongoing financial challenge and become increasingly confident and vocal in its dealings with central government. Despite the pressure and scale of changes still to come, I sense a quiet optimism and steely determination overtaking the […]

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU

2014: The year of new partnerships 2014 will be the year where we redefine what local service provision means to us.  As councils move away from providing non statutory services and we see an increased variety of private and 3rd sector partners based across the UK delivering our services, we need to consider what is […]

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

Here in the BDO Local Gov offices we are getting excited for Christmas and what better way is there to spread the Christmas joy, than to think about what the future of local government holds in 2014? Based on this exciting premise, we will be releasing a series of micro blogs over the coming weeks […]

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