Abstracts: July 22nd, 2009

This programme is now available to view on egovtv.tv, the online television channel for public service modernisation. It reviews Birmingham City Council’s Business Transformation agenda which has achieved cash savings of £384 million and speeded up payment of invoices with 95% paid on time. The Council adopted a joint venture approach with Capita to form Service Birmingham.

The programme includes an interview with Glyn Evans, Corporate Director of Business Change at Birmingham City Council. He discusses how the Corporate Services Transformation programme was developed.

GovTV is a dedicated web-cast television channel for governors of public bodies, council members and senior executives across all public sector organisations and is available free to an unlimited audience at anytime, at any location via the internet.

The programme can be viewed at GovTV. www.localgov.tv