Mr Iain Greenshields

Iain Greenshields

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Bridging the funding gap: cost-saving strategies for local authorities
United Kingdom | 30 October 2018

The economic difficulties faced by local government have never been far from the headlines in recent months. Central government is encouraging the public sector to look at potential savings in operational long-term contracts. Potential areas for savings include, among other things, removing or rescoping soft services. In some cases, it may represent better value for money to remove such services from a contract. These services could be delivered by the local authority or be subject to a separate procurement exercise.