Join us for events covering local government and communities, as well as regional and national devolution within the UK.
22 March 2016
Listen to a podcast by Simon Ridley, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth at DCLG.
14 May 2015
Download the slides from a briefing by Ged Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of Liverpool City Council, on new development and opportunities in Liverpool, what challenges the authority is facing in the near future and thoughts on the impact devolution would have on the future of the city.
11 February 2016
Download the write-up of the workshop on Devolution and Collaboration. which WIG ran in partnership with Northgate Public Services.
29 September 2015
Capita has undertaken a survey on council commercialism to examine whether councils still regard it as important, and – for those that do – why it is important, what they want to achieve with it, and how they will do so.
29 September 2015
Explore the Public Sector Transformation Network's recently published case studies on commissioning themes: devolving services and decisions; market development, co-commissioning,partnership & engagement and evidence. Evidence
15 July 2015
Slides by Bridgette Wilcox, Partner - Global Head of Commercial at Eversheds on the new Public Contract Regulations 2015.
12 December 2018
10 July 2015
Download the slides from a briefing by Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council, on developments to reach a devolution deal for Leeds, how devolved powers can contribute to growth in the North, and his vision for the future of Leeds.
28 January 2014
Read the write from a WIG workshop on the key ingredients of effective commissioning.
02 June 2015
Download the slides from a briefing by Robert Hough, Chair of Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) who spoke about the particular attributes of the distinctive model of the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and the importance of economic areas working at scale.