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LEP could boost growth by £144bn, Localis argues

Greater devolution to Local Enterprise Partnerships from Whitehall control over the next Parliament could give £144bn economic boost to annual growth figures, a think-tank has today claimed. A report issued by Localis today which invo...

New Welsh legislation must herald 'era of collaboration'

A social care leader has welcomed new legislation to beef up regulation of the sector but warns it will not work unless there is a "fundamental change of culture". Care Forum Wales' (CFW) chair, Mario Kreft, said it was vital to "change the...

TUPE or not TUPE? That is the question

Designed to enable employees and business units to be transferred from one owner to another, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) legislation – TUPE – is now 33 years old. However, despite its heritage, problems st...

Concern over the outsourcing of council services

Fears have been raised about plans to privatise some council services and team up with other local authorities almost 100 miles away to save cash. Havant Borough Council has begun a consultation on whether it should outsource its administra...

Humberside Police to join forces with South Yorkshire Police

Hunmberside Police is set to join forces with South Yorkshire Police to tackle "financial challenges", it has been announced.     A statement was issued by Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Matthew Grove...