Features, PublicNet: 19 December, 2014

Lewisham Council’s Transformation and Development Officer, Joseph Badman, explains how they are aiming to save £95M over the next four years using idea crowdsourcing among staff and potentially residents.

No-one in the public sector can be in the dark about what a challenge the past four or five years have been, having to do more with much, much less. There are a number of ways in which local councils have approached making inroads on the enormous cost savings we are all required to make. One of the initiatives that we’ve been working on is turning to our employees for ideas – after all, who would really know how to go about streamlining the way they work and approach to service delivery, than the people that are actually doing it?

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