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Performance Networks

What is it?

APSE performance networks is the largest voluntary public sector benchmarking service across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Used by over 200 local authorities it leads the way in local government benchmarking. The size of our membership gives added benefits to members by being able to offer a wide variety of comparator groups.

What services does it cover?

More information

Find out more about Performance Networks on the links below:

Year 20 submission deadlines

The timetable for 2017/18 is as follows:  

Final submission deadline for 'Roads, highways and winter maintenance'

July 28th 2018

Deadline for return of data collection template for full error checking

August 3rd 2018 

Final submission deadline for 'Market Operations'

September 3rd 2018

Final date for return of data collection template or for updates and amendments:


Building cleaning

October 26th 2018

Building Maintenance

October 23rd 2018

Cemetery & Crematorium services

October 17th 2018

Education Catering

October 12th 2018

Environmental Health

October 15th 2018

Parks, Open Spaces and Horticultural services

October 19th 2018

Sports & Leisure Facility Management

October 24th 2018

Refuse Collection

October 30th 2018

Street Cleansing

October 18th 2018

Transport Operations & Vehicle Maintenance

October 25th 2018

Trading Standards

October 22nd 2018

Report production

October/ November 2018

Annual performance networks seminar

December 6th & 7th 2018

Second batch submission deadline (all service areas)

January 31st 2019



Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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