Monthly Archives: November 2018

Supplier Incentive Programme – Oxygen Finance working with Barnsley MB Council

28th November, 2018 / CCIN

Local Government Sector funding is in decline. This means all local government services need to be reviewed and delivered in different and more innovative ways.  Barnsley in South Yorkshire is known for being a coal mining and glassmaking town, however the town is growing up fast. Despite a tough economic situation in the UK, a ...

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Beyond Asset Transfer – Newcastle City Council

12th April, 2018 / CCIN

Newcastle City Council has been supporting the asset transfer of community buildings since 2013. For some organisations, asset transfer has opened up new and exciting opportunities, whilst others have considered the option but have decided not to pursue asset transfer due to governance and / or financial capacity. Asset Transfer – Beyond Asset Transfer April ...

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Employment Partnership – Greenwich Council

5th April, 2018 / CCIN

A new employment partnership group has been set up between Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB), JobCentre Plus Woolwich and Peabody. GLLaB is a service operated by the Council that works to support local residents into employment through training and matching skills of its clients to opportunities. This follows work to implement the recommendations of ...

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Commercialisation of Total Facilities Management (TFM) Services – Cardiff Council and Peopletoo

4th April, 2018 / CCIN

Cardiff Council, like many local authorities, had a fragmented approach to facilities management, with many services including; Cleaning, Security, Building Maintenance and Pest Control, all sitting in different departments. This resulted in multiple front doors, significant internal recharges, limited financial and commercial oversight, and ultimately, confusion for the customer.   Working in partnership with Cardiff Council, ...

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Making Smart Cities a Reality – Perform Green

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

As part of its Smart City agenda, Bristol City Council committed to create an integrated city-wide management, service delivery and collaborative centre for Bristol. The programme is focused on the needs of citizens and aided by an open information platform to encourage innovation. The challenge The programme was scheduled to cost £8.3 million over two ...

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Urban Data Platform: Transforming Croydon Through Data – Connected Space

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The Urban Data Platform was launched with Croydon Council in March 2018, in cooperation with technology company Connected Space. The solution was co-created: blending local government expertise with technology and product specialists to help local authorities make better use of both existing and new sources of data. With Croydon undergoing a £5.5bn regeneration programme, Croydon ...

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Cardiff Commitment – Cardiff Council’s youth engagement and progression strategy

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The ‘Cardiff Commitment’ is the Council’s youth engagement and progression strategy.  The strategy aims to ensure that all young people in Cardiff are provided with the support, choices and opportunities to make a successful transition from compulsory schooling to ongoing education, training and the world of work, and are enabled to reach their full potential. ...

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Council tax arrears collections – The Behaviouralist

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The Problem: Late and non-payment of council tax impacts the ability of councils to deliver crucial front-line services. For LBE every 1% of households who don’t pay their taxes represents £1.4 million in lost revenue. There are also additional costs in pursuing late payments (printing and postage, staff time, legal costs) therefore ensuring households pay ...

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The Preston Co-operative Development Network – Preston City Council

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The Preston Co-operative Development Network (PCDN) was registered on the 27th July 2017 as a Community Benefit Society governed by co-operative values and principles. The constitution of the PCDN is an integral part of the ‘Preston Model’, and follows the recommendations of a report by the University of Central Lancashire to Preston City Council on ...

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