#lgworkforce – Welcome & Introduction

Andrew Hancox, Director of Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands introduces the day.

  • The money really does seem to be running out in local government
  • Leaked CLG memo – 40% reductions. Leaders and managers need to consider how their organisations operate.
  • How do we preserve front line services while reducing costs?
  • Changing org structures can help to produce efficiencies, so this event very timely
  • Online resource available on organisational redesign, outlining key issues, case studies and guidance on change
  • We must now pick up the pace when it comes to organisational change
  • Sharing good practice will be vital – this must be the start of a conversation
  • RIEPs very keen to support the discussions where possible.