Abstracts: May 8th, 2006

This publication from the Chief Executives’ Task Force sets out a selection of good practice from around the country. It celebrates the innovation and imagination that local government is bringing to bear to improve services by becoming more efficient. It is the forerunner of a number of cases studies to be made available by the Regional Centres of Excellence later in the year.The showcase of 33 examples of good practice includes case studies of purchase cards in social care, streamlining invoice processing, Decent Homes programme purchasing consortium, spend analysis highlighting efficiency potential and streamlining agency staff procurement.

The publication is available at: http://www.rcoe.gov.uk/rce/aio/17181