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LGC Civica Question Time debate
The sector is deeply unprepared for sweeping changes to welfare, while experts worry that ‘too much, too soon’ reforms will have unintended effects, as Mark Smulian found at the LGC Civica Question Time debate
Civica announces 120th income management and e-payments customer hosted entirely in the cloud
Just a few weeks ago, one of the most radical shake-ups to the country’s welfare system in 100 years came into effect, dramatically impacting on the role of councils
Across local government, 2013 will be a year of major transformation with a significant set of challenges, threats and opportunities
Simon Downing chief executive of Civica, a market leader in specialist systems and business process services, has been recognised at the annual UK Entrepreneur of the Year awards for his entrepreneurial innovation in technology and IT services.
Chief executives have gained important insights into their organisations through a new job shadowing agreement
OMERS Private Equity, the private equity investment arm of the OMERS pension plan, completes purchase of Civica
PPF takes major step towards bringing member services in-house
Scotland’s fifth largest local authority signs new 3 year contract to transform library services and manage 42 sites, improving online access for users
Parliamentary watchdogs will now expect Eric Pickles and his officials to act as HM Inspector of Local Government, says Tony Travers
The National Audit Office’s recent report raises more questions than answers
Public services are currently experiencing the beginnings of a significant transformation
With the first peer challenges of the sector-led improvement drive now complete, LGC analyses the lessons learned
Increased collaboration and use of technology will help meet the targets, but many doubt it will be enough. Alex Blyth reports.
A route to radical transformation or tunnelled vision? The Welsh jury is split on prescriptive collaboration
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