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2020

COVID 19 - APSE Information Hub
COVID-19 APSE Information Hub: Our frontline service support network

APSE has set up a COVID-19 Information Hub to deal with frontline service issues as they arise; ensuring greater resilience and learning between each other during this difficult time. 

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Is it time for the UK to become more discerning about its supply chain?
Is it time for the UK to become more discerning about its supply chain?

Brendan Murphy, Chief Executive at Egbert Taylor

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APSE and Liverpool to Bring Underground Refuse Systems to the UK Market
APSE and Liverpool to bring Underground Refuse Systems to the UK market

APSE Solutions is supporting Liverpool City Council to create a procurement framework for the supply of Underground Refuse Systems to UK local authorities. Suppliers expressing an interest will be invited to participate in an online supplier event planned for 3 June.

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So you’ve declared a climate emergency: what next?
So you’ve declared a climate emergency: what next?

A new report published by APSE sets out the steps that UK councils need to consider in translating climate emergency declarations into positive actions to address climate change.

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Income, fees and charges: What does the future hold post COVID-19?
Income, fees and charges: What does the future hold post COVID-19?

As councils have become increasingly reliant on sources of additional income to support revenue budgets Mo Baines, APSE’s Head of Communications, explores what the future may hold for council commercial strategies.

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Parks remain open as councils continue to safeguard public safety
Parks remain open as councils continue to safeguard public safety

A second COVID-19 Parks Resilience Survey, conducted by APSE with the Midlands Parks Forum, has revealed the vast majority of parks remain open for public use.

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What now for local government finance?
What now for local government finance?

Could the impact of COVID-19 on local authority finance be the straw that finally breaks the camel’s back for many frontline services already emaciated over the past decade by austerity? APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien urges the Government to fully support the services that have been fundamental to local public health and mental wellbeing.

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Announcing the results of the APSE Refuse Resilience Survey
Announcing the results of the APSE Refuse Resilience Survey

APSE has released the result of its COVID-19 Refuse Resilience Survey

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Council’s new dynamic duo will keep streets clean during current pandemic
Council’s new dynamic duo will keep streets clean during current pandemic

Cheshire West and Chester Council will be the first council in the country to use two new zero emissions street-cleansing machines to spray disinfectant on streets in the borough.

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Three weeks into COVID-19
Three weeks into COVID-19

A report from Councillor Archie Dryburgh MBE, APSE Scotland Vice Chair and Dumfries and Galloway councillor, on the action the Authority has taken throughout COVID-19.

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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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