The time has come to pause, change course, but, above all, to find out just how big the phenomenon of outsourcing and PFI is.
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‘Despite the determination to pursue growth at all costs, low growth and low productivity persist, suggesting deeper structural issues are at play.’
The demise of Carillion suggests an immaturity in central government procurement.
Croydon council terminates its libraries contract with Carillion and work stops at the Vaux site.
Scotland can re-position itself as different – more like Scandinavia, with citizens helping take plans forward.
Without radical reform, swathes of people face a future where they have skills mismatched for jobs.
‘This is a system-level challenge, but large companies are in a good place to invest more broadly in their workforce and see multiple returns on that investment.’
A ‘confused and cluttered’ policy environment, opaque decision-making and a mismatch between the economic priorities of the Scottish government and Westminster.
‘The Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford arc is seen to have the potential to be the UK’s Silicon Valley.’
Coventry Council recently agreed the single biggest transfer of heritage assets to the community in the UK.