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Efficiency - June 2014

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Efficiency briefing - the top local government news in one place

Lincolnshire and West Yorkshire strike shared pension deal

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund will administer the Lincolnshire Pension Fund in a shared service arrangement from next year.

Councils ‘wasting millions’ ignoring government IT cloud

UK county councils could be “wasting millions” on IT services they could buy more cheaply through the government’s central digital marketplace, research suggests.

Fraud falls thanks to better detection, says commission

The Audit Commission’s national fraud initiative has found £229m worth of fraud, overpayment or error in public spending since 2012, a sharp fall on previous levels.

Audit Commission report

Nine in 10 fear ‘serious financial trouble’

Two-thirds of council chiefs and leaders believe some local authorities will experience financial crisis in the next year, according to a survey by the consultancy firm PwC.

Derbyshire to axe 27 senior posts

Twenty-seven senior posts are to be axed at Derbyshire CC as it tries to cut £157m from its budget over the next four years.

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