ODS (Oxford Direct Services) and Oxford City Council have settled into a new way of working and thank the public for its help in adapting so rapidly and supporting our key workers.
Head of APSE Energy, Phil Brennan explains why COVID-19 responses within local authorities should not exclude the role of energy managers and those tackling climate change and renewable energy initiatives.
At this current time, it’s never been more crucial to collect data to understand fully the impact and consequences of COVID-19 and how this has impacted on resources and performance across council services writes APSE’s Debbie Johns, Head of Performance Networks.
Head of APSE Solutions, Andy Mudd, explores the issues of reality that will face frontline services and the help that is at hand from experts in the field
Fiona Sutton-Wilson, APSE Head of Training, shares her thoughts on making the most out of a very different situation and ensuring we capture the opportunities for learning and development.
Michael Figures, Business Development Projects Officer, Perth and Kinross Council, spoke to APSE Direct about how his Council’s Low Carbon Transport and Smart Energy Network has the potential to reduce total energy costs, carbon emissions and generate income for the authority.
The Highland Council is expected to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year and significantly reduce its carbon emissions thanks to energy efficiency upgrades part-funded by the Scottish Government through Salix Finance.
APSE's response to Budget 2020.
A new report by APSE ‘Selling Services to Schools: Facing the Future’ which was written and researched by CIPFA, finds that there are risks associated with the fragmentation of services as a result of academies, free schools and the declining role of local education authorities (LEAs).
Councillor Evelyn Akoto discusses how Southwark Council is making water more accessible in schools and across the Borough to help address the issue of childhood obesity in the local area.