Monthly Archives: April 2015

Abigail Melville: Does the future for Care lie in skills, technology, social networks – or all of these?

22nd April, 2015 / Nicola, CCIN

By Abigail Melville RSA’s CCIN Lead If we are looking for future employment for our young people then the care sector, currently worth £43 billion and growing, should be an obvious candidate. Yet concern about the poor quality of jobs kept coming up during our policy commission on community resilience, jobs and growth. Three interrelated issues ...

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Dr Paul Hepburn: Smart governance can help with austerity and the democratic deficit

16th April, 2015 / Nicola, CCIN

By Dr Paul Hepburn Postdoctoral researcher for the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy & Practice “Whatever the outcome of the forthcoming General Election, local politics, certainly in the north of England, will remain dominated by the prospect of devolution and continued austerity in public finances. These issues confront northern city regions with the challenge of governing ...

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