The UK’s heritage assets remain largely untapped by local authorities and could play a much greater role in helping their area thrive and succeed as a place, according to the new report launched today by the RSA.
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The government’s skills budget should be handed to local authorities because they can better identify labour market needs, two thinktanks have recommended.
The case for localism needs to be made in terms of wider social goals, says the RSA’s chief executive
When you see a police officer do you feel safer, or less safe?
25th February 2014
Hard fiscal reality means that managing surging demand for public services is the name of the game. This requires whole systems thinking and radical innovation by public bodies.
24th February 2014
Huge opportunities exist for post offices to offer support with everything from universal credit to business advice, says report
Yesterday saw the launch of our new report on Oldham Council’s co-operative model of local government. What struck us immediately during the roundtable discussions was that despite differences in language and emphasis, people ...
It is now stating the patently obvious to say that the public policy and public services landscape – especially at a local level – is undergoing a transformative change. Austerity, fiscal pressures, political shifts in Whiteha ...
26th September 2011
Just over half of the public seem to support one of the key ideas underpinning the government’s flagship Big Society initiative.