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2019

Welcome Hanson UK - New APSE Approved Partners
Welcome Hanson UK - New APSE Approved Partners

APSE is delighted to welcome Hanson Asphalt and Contracting Services to the APSE Approved Partner scheme.

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Cementing best practice in building services
Cementing best practice in building services

To produce a skilled workforce that will meet the needs of the 21st-century business, Swansea Council’s Corporate Building & Property Services has embarked on a major programme of staff training. Learn how this Service Award-winning initiative is helping the Council “resource for the future.”

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Announcing the winners of the Highways Innovation Awards 2019
Announcing the winners of the Highways Innovation Awards 2019

APSE is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice Awards, in addition to the winners of the Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Innovation Awards. 

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Welcoming WJ Group - New APSE Approved Partners
Welcoming WJ Group -  New APSE Approved Partners

Congratulations and a warm welcome to WJ Group, the UK’s leading specialist road marking business.

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Helping to give every child the best start in life
Helping to give every child the best  start in life

The introduction of the “Edge of Care Service” by Cheshire West and Chester Council has led to a significant reduction in the number of children between the ages of nine and 15 years going in to care. APSE Direct spoke to Emma Taylor, the Council’s Director of Children’s Services, about this remarkable APSE Service Award-winning initiative. 

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APSE's response to the Spring Statement 2019
APSE's response to the Spring Statement 2019

APSE is disappointed that the Chancellor failed to take the opportunity to confirm an end date to austerity, particularly given the dire state of local government finance.

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Investing in the future
Investing in the future

All of Warrington Borough Council ‘s commercial investments to date have been successful. APSE Direct caught up with Danny Mather, Head of the Council’s Corporate Finance team, to learn more about how the authority’s enterprising culture has opened up a number of exciting opportunities. 

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Preventative not palliative: why good neighbourhood services ensure healthy communities
Preventative not palliative: why good neighbourhood services ensure healthy communities

In collaboration with leading poll company Survation, APSE's latest campaign presents a research-based case as to why you council should champion neighbourhood services. 

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Annual Service Awards 2019 - Call to entries!
Annual Service Awards 2019 - Call to entries!
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Rewarding Excellence in Scotland
Rewarding Excellence in Scotland

APSE is delighted to announce the winners of the APSE Scotland Building and Housing Apprentice Awards and the Margo Blair Award 2019.

 
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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association 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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