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28

Mar

Making common cause across the public sector

Part Four - One of the things that stands out from my Enfield Council experience in economic regeneration was the extent to which decisions were based on potential partners'…

  • Category: Local Government

25

Feb

Mitigating and managing the Council’s risks

Part Three - There is always risk with any business, but this often a reflection of other issues. The first is competency. There can be a significant disconnect between what a…

  • Category: Local Government

14

Feb

Energetik is born

Part Two - The challenges facing councils who want to set up and run their own enterprises. The first blog in this series established a rationale for state entrepreneurship as well…

  • Category: Local Government

07

Feb

A sweet spot for state entrepreneurship

Part One -The challenges facing councils who want to set up and run their own enterprises. The focus of this second series (five blogs in all) is on the financial and physical…

  • Category: Local Government

14

Aug

Training for tech and its pitfalls

Part three – training for tech and its pitfalls This series – about Enfield, London’s most northerly borough – opened by lamenting how today's cash-strapped local authorities…

  • Author: Alan Sitkin
  • Category: Local Government

03

Jul

Job quantity, or job quality?

Part two - Local priorities for economic regeneration: an Enfield view Alan Sitkin, Senior Lecturer, Regents University London My previous blog discussed an economic priority for…

  • Author: Alan Sitkin
  • Category: Local Government

06

Jun

Public ambition, private employment

Part one - Local priorities for economic regeneration: an Enfield view Alan Sitkin, Senior Lecturer, Regents University London And there it is. You get elected councillor; your…

  • Author: Alan Sitkin
  • Category: Local Government

09

Nov

Behind Brexit 2: how well has Britain coped with its population boom since 2004?

In the 12 years following the accession to the EU of the central and eastern European countries, the UK’s population grew by 5.7 million, nearly 10 per cent. As the first blog in…

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Economic Policy