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Councils have now set budgets for the coming year. Despite extra funding from central government, every local authority has a gap that must be filled by budget cuts or spending reserves. There's also uncertainty because we are in both a general election year and many local authorities will be holding elections in May. We'll be looking in detail on …
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What happens next? Is the question every council leader is asking right now. Despite not one but two financial deals for local government, the year ahead is set to be even tougher. Decisions are being made about which services to cut and for some whether s114 is the only option. So in this very special podcast, we discuss how local authorities can …
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The Autumn Statement was critical for public sector finances, businesses, the UK public and politics. And hanging over the chancellor’s plans is a general election next year. What’s the real impact going to be? To tell us are two well-placed influencers in the sector. Chris Smith, Editor Public Finance Dan Corry is Chief Executive of the think tank…
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How do we build better communities without it costing the earth? The gap between rich and poor is widening with devastating consequences. What’s gone wrong and how do we put it right? Communities across the country are struggling in the cost of living crisis and local government is straining to meet huge demands including more families in poverty a…
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Local government in every part of the UK is making tough decisions about the services they provide and how best they can support vulnerable people. It's a difficult moment as they are facing budget challenges at a time when demand for critical services is high. There's also the cost of energy and the added demand of a population that is getting old…
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What can organisations do when priorities are continually changing and budgets are short term? Active financial planning enables them to gain data-driven insights into multiple scenarios and their potential impact, while agile financial management helps shift the focus towards effective resourcing improvements for frontline delivery. Join Rob Dougl…
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In this Podcast series from Public Finance magazine, the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, we'll be bringing you news, opinions and tips to help Public Finance professionals stay informed about policy and practice developments affecting their work. To sponsor an episode please email advertising@publicfi…
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Welcome to the Local Government Leaders podcast from Public Intelligence and the MJ. This episode features a conversation between Baroness Scott of Bybrook and Mike Bennett when they met recently in the House of Lords. Jane Scott, has been the Conservative leader of the Wiltshire Council since June 2009 and before that of its predecessor, the forme…
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This is a special edition of the Local Government Leaders podcast from the Cipfa conference in Manchester presented by Mike Bennett. Local Government Leaders is published by Public Intelligence and The MJ.The podcast contains a series of interviews, conversations and vox pops with speakers and delegates from the conference which capture insight and…
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In this third edition of the Local Government Leaders Podcast, Mike Bennett speaks to Dr Barry Quirk CBE, the Chief Executive of the London Borough of Lewisham, about his unique career. Barry talks about changing perceptions of chief executives from Jedi Knights to "zeros". Barry also discusses the impact of austerity, the abolition of the Audit Co…
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