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Andrea Sutcliffe

Interview: 'There are significant risks we will be wanting to keep an eye on' Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 0:01 am

Chief inspector of adult social care Andrea Sutcliffe tells LGC’s Kaye Wiggins how the CQC’s new inspections could shake up local commissioning

Ian Campbell

Defection costs Labour Nottinghamshire majority Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 3:09 pm | By Mark Smulian

Leader says party will continue with administration

Homes bonus 'taking money from poor to rich' Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 11:21 am | By Mark Smulian

Sigoma says its members will lose £453m

CityCare works with babies and toddlers in Nottingham

Costs held down despite rise in looked-after children Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 11:11 am | By

Costs increase by 4% as demand rises by 12%, Audit Commission finds

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Nick Golding

Better care fund intransigence must be overcome

21-Aug-2014 | By Nick Golding

LGC’s acting editor Nick Golding on why the resources must be found to invest in social care

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Richard Harrington Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP

A new investment model to kickstart housing Subscription Required

18-Aug-2014 | By Richard Harrington

Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP’s Richard Harrington on attracting retail investors to local housing projects

Gillian Guy

Childcare provision must meet new demands Subscription Required

14-Aug-2014 | By Gillian Guy

The shift away from regular oversight makes it harder to design worthwhile national support schemes, says Citizens Advice chief executive Gillian Guy

Alex Fox

Social care extends beyond service delivery Subscription Required

14-Aug-2014 | By Alex Fox

Services are vital but they are only part of the ecosystem of support, says Shared Lives’ chief executive Alex Fox

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LGC roundtable in association with Serco

Using technology to deliver social care

16-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Fearn

Faced with an ageing population and the implications of the Care Act, councils are turning to new working practices to deliver social care. Hannah Fearn reports on an LGC and Serco roundtable

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Carl Brooks

But what does 'digital' mean?

7-Aug-2014 | By Carl Brooks

There now needs to be an invest-to-save mentality around the digital future as it becomes a key plank of cost reduction, says Capita’s Carl Brooks

Catherine Brogan

Public Health: Current challenges and future direction

24-Jul-2014 | By Catherine Brogan, Rob McCargow

Phast’s Catherine Brogan and Cadence Partners’ Rob McCargow outline four key action points

Ministers' favourites are spared while councils feel the pain Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 | By Tony Travers

Some local government programmes are seeing their funding halved while public opinion is protecting some national projects writes the LSE’s Tony Travers

Alastair McLellan

East Kent is a test case for the new CQC regime and its consequences Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 | By Alastair McLellan

The actions the stewards of providers take will be coloured by the implications for an organisation’s finances, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

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LGC Investment Supplement June 2014

LGC Investment Supplement – June 2014

21-Jul-2014 | By Rachel Dalton

LGC’s regular special report on investment within local government

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