Tag Archives: Bradford University School of Management

Public sector cuts – 5 ways to downsize without losing skills and knowledge

Posted by on Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The country is bracing itself for the Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 October.  And local government and NHS trust bosses are looking at how they shed large numbers of highly experienced employees without threatening the long term health of these very organisations. Publictechnology.net highlights the point that a large proportion of the redundancies will result… Read More »

It’s the economy, stupid. Or is it?

Posted by on Monday, July 26, 2010

Well, the government has spoken.  Austerity is upon us!  The public sector must cut and save – there’s little disagreement. My problem is the balance between the economics and ideology of policy making. Let’s look at some examples. 1. Brand Yorkshire disappearing Firstly, the RDAs.  Controversial since their foundation, they were perceived as bloated quangos… Read More »