Local Government

LEP integration: The journey so far

Once the dust has settled, it will be essential to plan for regular progress reviews to ensure success. How are former LEP functions delivering against the local vision agreed in planning for integration? 

April 25, 2024
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LEP integration: Securing tomorrow by ringfencing residual LEP funding for economic growth and development

There is the opportunity for residual funding from LEP integration to be safeguarded and reallocated to support future economic development initiatives. However, making a compelling case for ringfencing this funding is essential in the context of the many other local authority funding pressures and priorities.

April 16, 2024
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Five common business case pitfalls – and how to avoid them

A well-prepared business case is the cornerstone of successful project implementation. However, navigating the intricacies of business case preparation can be challenging, and common pitfalls can undermine and derail the decision-making process.

April 2, 2024
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14 months as a Director for Adult Social Care

Maggie Kufeldt is a Director at 31ten who also holds interim leadership positions in the public sector. I caught up with Maggie to speak to her about her most recent interim role as Executive Director for Adult’s and Health Partnerships in Salford City Council. This included responsibility for adult social care, housing, welfare and public…

March 15, 2024
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LEP integration: An opportunity to align and review economic strategies

This is a pivotal year for local government when considering the development and delivery of an economic strategy. History shows that first movers have an advantage and establishing priorities shaped by local businesses and communities will give confidence to the market.

March 11, 2024
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Collaborative Solutions: Providing Safe Accommodation for Victims of Domestic Abuse

How through working collaboratively to identify solutions and opportunities for innovation, it is possible to address the issues of quality and supply in safe accommodation.

March 4, 2024
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Local Authority Responsibilities: Safe Accommodation for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Recognising the scale of this issue, local authorities play a crucial role in creating an environment that fosters safety and support for those seeking refuge.

March 4, 2024
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LEP integration: How to safeguard the voice of the local business community

Reflecting on what we have heard at our recent roundtable ‘The Future of LEPs’, we collated our top tips for how to safeguard the voice of the local business community in future arrangements. 

March 4, 2024
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31ten named one of the UK’s Leading Public Sector Consultants for a fifth year running

31ten named as one of the UK’s Leading Management Consultants by the Financial Time for the fifth year running.

February 29, 2024
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Six ingredients for successful capital programme governance

Drawing from our recent experience, we have identified six key factors to ensure efficient, and effective capital programme governance. 

February 6, 2024
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