Tag Archives: Co-production

Positive relationships are the key to productivity

Consider the best relationship you have ever had. Maybe it’s one you’re in now; maybe it’s in the past; maybe it’s in the future. When you think about the characteristics of that relationship you would probably include some or all … Continue reading

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The Salford Riots: the best and the worst of our city

Following last week’s post from the chief executive of Haringey, this week we have we have the reflections of Barbara Spicer, chief executive of Salford. I am grateful to Barbara for writing for this blog and I find Barbara’s perspective … Continue reading

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The times are changing: starting the debate

“We cannot go on like this anymore!” “We need to fundamentally change; salami slicing budgets is of no use”. These are the battle cries across local government land. Many authorities, whilst applying large budget reductions are attempting fundamental service re-designs as major … Continue reading

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