Local Government Provisional Finance Settlement announced
LG Futures will be assisting several London Boroughs and Unitary authorities analysing the implications of the new local government funding system that will be introduced from April 2006. A new ‘complex’ four-block funding model is to be used, which represents a significant departure from the previous funding system.
LG Futures launches option appraisal training
LG Futures has recently commenced training for local authority service managers and finance staff on carrying out robust option appraisals.
Adrian Jenkins, Director of Financial and Service Planning, said:
“The need for robust option appraisal has received increased prominence in recent years, particularly with the introduction of the Prudential…
LG Futures to assist the West London Alliance
LG Futures has been engaged by the West London Alliance (comprising the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow) to provide an assessment of the current local government funding system and its impact on WLA members.
LG Futures commissioned by LB Tower Hamlets
LB Tower Hamlets has entered into a drawdown consultancy agreement with LG Futures. As part of the contract, a set number of consultancy days has been agreed over the next 7 months, whereby officers at LB Tower Hamlets can call on LG Futures to undertake work on specific projects or provide…
LG Futures appointed by LB Havering
The LB Havering has commissioned LG Futures to undertake research examining benefit take-up levels across the borough. The research is intended to feed into the borough’s ongoing ‘Benefits Data Project’, which seeks to maximise the level of funding received through the annual local government finance settlement…
LG Futures to work with Hedra plc.
LG Futures will be working with Hedra plc, the largest independent consultancy working primarily for the public sector in the UK, on a project commissioned by the DfES to investigate the effective use of resources in secondary schools.
Jude Ranasinghe, Director of Consultancy and Training said:
“We are delighted…