Tags: public services

Government’s market-led approach will undermine localism agenda

A new report published Tuesday 31st July, by unions and voluntary sector groups highlights potential flaws in the government’s localism agenda, as outlined in the Localism Act. Jointly produced by the TUC and National Coalition for Independent Action (NCIA), Localism: Threat or opportunity? includes articles from a range of diverse voices from the union and…

Public services need HR to ensure quality of delivery

Continued progress on transforming public services in Ireland and reducing public spending will depend on a further step-change in people and HR management capability, to deliver higher-quality and lower-cost front line services. This is one of the central messages from a new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in Ireland, which is…

HR needs to be at the heart of public services transformation to ensure step change in the quality of delivery

Continued progress on transforming public services in Ireland and reducing public spending will depend on a further step-change in people and HR management capability, to deliver higher-quality and lower-cost front line services. This is one of the central messages from a new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in Ireland, which is…