A spin-off of the Productivity Experts programme, the Shared Service Expert Programme can help connect your council with others wishing to start a new shared service.
Essex County Council is working in partnership with Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock councils, business and education partners to build a local skills offer that meets the needs of local employers and gives residents the tools they need to prosper.
Locally commissioned careers provision could help improve skills levels and boost productivity
Half of businesses (51 per cent) in England do not display their food hygiene ratings in their premises, councils have revealed.
Thousands of children, including infants under the age of one, are at risk because of an unprecedented lack of funding for children’s services
Only seven per cent of UK homes meet basic national accessibility requirements, a report by the Centre for Ageing Better revealed this month.