Search Results for: Stock Market cleantalkorg2.ru Read Breaking News Today news usa Share Market fox news Stock Market breaking news today]vomm[/url]

LGiU Fortnightly 16th February: Finance Special

...really light-hearted reading. I flicked through it after it came out and was like ‘bad news on every page’.   JG We tried! But there wasn’t any [good news]…  ...

England & Wales Blog Post
Members

NAO – Training new teachers

The National Audit Office (NAO) has conducted a value for money study of the DfE's management of the supply of school teachers. Concerns are expressed about the cost-effectiveness DfE's teacher supply model and finds that the DfE has missed targets for four years running. This is CSN's briefing on the NAO report.

England & Wales
Members

Housing: State of the nation – Report of the Public Accounts Committee

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published, just before the election, the results of its inquiry into the effects of the continuing overall shortfall in housing supply, looking at housing policies and welfare benefits to establish whether the total money spent on housing was effective in increasing housing supply.

England & Wales
Members

Building stronger communities: a new government framework

The government’s communities framework – ‘By deeds and their results’ sets out what makes a strong community and how best to create one through actions of government and other organisations or partners, including local government.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

Insights from Scotland: digital progress by local government

Covid-19 has increased the pace at which Scotland’s councils are delivering services through digital technology. A new report from Accounts Commission finds that councils are at different stages of digital transformation and that greater collaboration, use of shared expertise, citizen engagement and strategic planning are needed to fully realise the potential.

Australia, England & Wales, Scotland
Members

How will technology change health and care?

The King’s Fund published a paper late last year entitled “The digital revolution: eight technologies that will change health and care”. This briefing outlines the King’s Fund’s findings and explores the potential challenges and risks to local authorities and other NHS bodies.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

High Income Social Tenants – Pay to Stay consultation

This briefing covers two housing consultations; the most recent , the “Pay to Stay” consultation concerns the government’s desire to enable social landlords to charge high earning tenants a market or near market rent. The consultation closing date is 12 September 2012. The second consultation concerns the circumstances under which an offer of private rented…

England & Wales
Members

Government response to the CLG Select Committee Report: The Private Rented Sector

'- On 18 July 2013, the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee published the report of its inquiry into the private housing rented sector (“The Private Rented Sector”). - The report contained 43 specific recommendations for improving the operation of the growing private rented market whilst still allowing the market to develop…

England & Wales
Members

Outsourcing: when should services be brought inhouse?

More services are being provided in-house by local and central government, with Covid-19 accelerating the move away from outsourcing. But has outsourcing really had its day? A new Institute for Government report sets out what councils should ask when deciding whether to insource.

England & Wales
Members

Swift Read: Help to Buy – The National Audit Office view

A review of help to buy published by the NAO notes that, by 2023, the government will have invested up to £29 billion in the scheme, making it the most expensive government housing initiative. It will have potentially supported about 462,000 property purchases. But does it represent value for money?

England & Wales