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Supporting successful public sector reform with a proven approach to transformational service redesign

The priority now for the public sector is not just to survive the long-term future of budget constraints, but to also try to benefit from it through innovation and by transforming traditional models of service delivery that are designed around the needs of people. Public sector reform must therefore address several areas, including health and... Source: Public Sector News

Connect with the public sector

Keeping track of a moving target: the public sector and cyber security The internet has become as much a part of our lives as eating and television, our natural first impulse on having a question or thinking of buying something, is to google it. Holidays, banking, life issues, we go online. At work, it’s the same story. With so... Source: Public Sector News

Getting value from CESP before it’s too late

Jean Parbrook, a business development manager with Climate Energy, says that time is running out for local authorities and registered social landlords (RSLs) to claim funding for carbon saving measures from the energy companies. Since the late nineties, energy companies have been heavily targeted on energy and carbon saving with an... Source: Public Sector News

Fighting fraud locally

Grant Thornton UK LLP undertook research into local authorities' efforts to tackle fraud. The article below outlines some of the key findings of this research.  Introduction Grant Thornton UK LLP (Grant Thornton) was approached by the National Fraud Authority (NFA) in June 2011 to carry out research and produce a written report... Source: Public Sector News

Beyond energy efficiency

William Murray, managing director of Janex, explains its mission to bring sustainable and high-quality Scandinavian-style doors and windows to UK buildings. Energy efficiency is not just about specifying products with the lowest u-values, and low CO2 is not just about energy efficiency. There are many windows available today that offer... Source: Public Sector News