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January 23, 2013
Local government and its use of social media

Great day today at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood where we held our first conference on the usage of social media in local government, #apsesm

By Paul O'Brien
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Tags: apse, social media, Local government
January 14, 2013
Why would you want to be a Councillor?

Viewed with suspicion by some, belittled by others, derided by the media both locally and nationally, over worked and underpaid. For some a wider career ending move with little reward at the end, with even the possibility of a small pension set to be removed by Ministers.

Managing a significant but diminishing budget, making cuts to services the vulnerable rely on and staff redundant, it’s all in a day’s work in the current economic environment.

By Paul O'Brien
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Tags: APSE, Local government

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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