Welcome from the Member Chair, Councillor Peter
Goldsworthy of Chorley Borough Council:
"The vision for the North West Improvement and Efficiency
Partnership is to lead the ambition, foster the innovation and
share best practice to support the public sector in delivering
better outcomes for their communities. In doing so, we will
establish the North West's reputation as an innovator within the
national improvement and efficiency agenda."
Welcome from the Officer Chair, Joyce Redfearn of Wigan
Metropolitan Borough Council:
"The North West faces its greatest challenge in decades, not
least as a result of the recent and dramatic turn of economic and
political events. The economic situation has highlighted the
importance of other issues, such as the changing nature of our
communities and neighbourhoods, the need for better partnership
working and increased efficiency as well as pressing environmental
considerations and the relative health of our population compared
to other parts of the country."
September 20th 2011
you equipped for the future? The NWIEP has published its offer
document outlining how the transitional funding for 2011-12 has been
allocated – and, more importantly, how it is being used to support
councils in their drive to boost efficiency and improvement performance
in the current climate. The funding is being managed and delivered
through the NW Efficiency Network and the NW Improvement Network.
Click here to read the document and see how the Networks can support
September 20th 2011
NWIEP Transition Programme has issued its first edition of the Networks
We'll be keeping you updated every month, via the Networks News, with
news of the work of the NWIEP which is being continued by the NW
Efficiency Network and the NW Improvement Network.
September 7th 2011
has now completed its three year programme and is in the process of
transferring its work back into the sector. This will signal the end of
the successful life of the NWIEP. It is expected to be completed by
July 13th 2011
new framework for the supply of interims and consultants which can save
north west councils up to £3M a year has been revealed at Rochdale Town
The one-stop show for all tendering and contracting procedures has been updated and moved! Click here to find out more.
Looking for The Chest and the regionals contract register? Click here for the links...
Opportunities for improved productivity – has your council considered them all?