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Herefordshire Council set to split Hoople in two

HOOPLE, the joint venture company set up to save Herefordshire Council £33million on support services, could be split in two. Now faced with making more than £1million in savings of its own,  a future Hoople is seen as two...

South west councils hope to save £6 million by sharing ICT

Standalone shared service company due to launch on 1 November 2014 Exeter, Teignbridge and East Devon councils hope to save £6 million over 10 years by sharing their ICT through a standalone company. The company, called ‘Strata S...

Collaboration Is the New Competition

Leaders and organizations are acknowledging that even their best individual efforts can’t stack up against today’s complex and interconnected problems. They are putting aside self-interests and collaborating to build a new civic infr...

NI Government Shared Services - We’re in the foothills of reform

Reform of government is a never-ending process of change, says DUP Finance Minister SIMON HAMILTON A year ago, upon taking office as Finance Minister, I outlined my vision that Northern Ireland should aspire to have the most innovative publ...

Plans for joined-up working between police and fire services in Northamptonshire move another step closer

Controversial plans for Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to work in closer partnership have taken another step forward. It has been announced today (Tuesday) that police and fire opetational teams have co...