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2014

Apprentice awards 2016
Apprentice Awards 2016

The APSE local authority apprentice and trainee awards scheme is open to candidates from all stages of training and have been running successfully for 11 years throughout the UK. The aim of the awards is not only to give recognition to our future tradespersons, but also to the councils themselves who continue to invest in the workforce of the future and provide first class training and employment initiatives via modern apprenticeship and trainee schemes.

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Study shows need to move beyond 'two tribes' of councillors and ensure democratic accountability
Study shows need to move beyond 'two tribes' of councillors and ensure democratic accountability

A survey of local councillors, published this by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE), has revealed sharp contrasts in attitudes between those in decision-making and 'backbench' roles.

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APSE Annual Service Awards 2015: Now open for entries
APSE Annual Service Awards 2015: Now open for entries

The Association for Public Service Excellence is once again hosting its Annual Service Awards for all local authorities and their public sector partners across the United Kingdom.

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New APSE and NLGN research: ‘Better business: Councils shaping markets for public value'
New APSE and NLGN research: ‘Better business: Councils shaping markets for public value'

In a new research report ‘Better business: Councils shaping markets for public value’, which was commissioned by APSE and written by NLGN, the organisations argue that whilst local businesses can bring valuable social, environmental, and economic benefits to local places, some private sector markets are failing to meet social needs and creating negative outcomes relating to ill health, financial vulnerability, and poor educational attainment which are picked up by local public services.

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APSE Performance Networks 2014: The Winners & Finalists
APSE Performance Networks 2014: The Winners & Finalists

APSE Performance Networks, the UK’s largest voluntary data benchmarking service for UK local councils, has announced the Best Performing and Most Improved Performers for 2014. The awards are based on benchmarking data looking at cost, quality and productivity across frontline local government services.

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APSE Service Awards 2014: The Winners & Finalists
APSE Service Awards 2014: The Winners & Finalists

The Association for Public Service Excellence has announced the winners of its service awards 2014. Presented by Maria Filippov of Dancing on Ice fame the service award winners received their awards at a charity dinner, in aid of Parkinsons UK, held at the Capital FM National Ice Arena Nottingham.

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Champions on Ice: Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014 Finalists
Champions on Ice: Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014 Finalists

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) has announced the finalists councils in its annual award to recognise the best UK council as the ‘Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014’

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APSE Announces Local Government Service Awards Finalists 2014
APSE Announces Local Government Service Awards Finalists 2014

APSE has announced finalists in the prestigious APSE Service Awards 2014. The awards recognise the very best in local government frontline services, with councils throughout the UK recognised for their achievements in delivering excellence in frontline service.

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Local water stewardship offers environmental and economic benefits, says APSE report
Local water stewardship offers environmental and economic benefits, says APSE report

A new report has been published by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE), which demonstrates how councils can be effective local water stewards. 

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APSE Scotland advisory groups join forces to look at cross cutting issues
APSE Scotland advisory groups join forces to look at cross cutting issues

APSE Scotland has announced that its Parks, Grounds and Street Services advisory group will be merged with the Sports and Leisure group following its annual general meeting held at Hamilton Park Racecourse.

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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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