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The impact of Brexit on UK's £200bn public procurement spend

Campaigners in favour of leaving the EU have claimed that not having to apply EU procurement rules would enable the UK to save £1.6bn a year in procurement costs. But what are the facts? What impact would a vote to leave the EU have o...

Community Connect Self-Diagnostic

Community Connect offers a citizen centric self-diagnostic tool to help them tap into local support in their communities. A useful digital provision tool for health, councils and housing. Read more >>>

‘Why liberating providers to shape support can deliver personalisation’

At the end of March 2015 97,000 people in England were using a direct payment for some or all of their support, figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show (see table 2.5 of linked document). That’s 20% of those receivi...

New chair of North East Combined Authority appointed

The councillor who led the establishment of the North East Combined Authority (NECA) has stepped down after two years, allowing a new chair to be appointed.  In order to fulfil the goal of rotating chairmanship of the NECA among local...

Police Scotland begins public consultation on priorities

A consultation on new strategic police priorities is seeking views on localism, prevention, response, collaborative working, accountability and adaptability. A particular focus has been placed on crime prevention and tackling inequalities w...