APSE Scotland’s Commercialisation Competition winner - Congratulations to Renfrewshire Council!
Following a rigorous judging process, Renfrewshire Council saw off stiff competition to emerge as the winner of APSE Scotland’s inaugural Commercialisation Competition. The Council will be rewarded with five days of APSE Solutions support to help turn their business idea into a reality. Congratulations Renfrewshire!
APSE has moved!
Due to APSE’s on-going growth we have moved to new premises. Our new address is:-
Association for Public Service Excellence
3rd Floor, Trafford House
APSE is Hiring!
A vacancy has arisen for a post of Principal Advisor based in Oxford. APSE is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual to bring a new range of skills to the existing team and fit within the current mix of portfolios.
The Principal Advisor will provide a broad range of advisory, research and information services to APSE committees and member authorities, as well as having responsibility for coordinating and developing regional membership. The post holder will also take responsibility for managing the existing support team based in Oxford. The deadline for submissions is Friday 25 January.
Announcing the finalists of the Scottish Building & Housing Apprentice of the Year Awards and Margo Blair Award 2019
The Apprentice Awards celebrate the hard work and exceptional accomplishments of apprentices in the housing and building sector. The competition this year was tough but after careful deliberation, these applicants have successfully made it to the final stage.
APSE is also delighted to announced the finalists of the Margo Blair Award 2019. The Award honours the late Margo Blair, a champion of local government best practice and performance improvement, and recognises the hard work and success of local authority services in Scotland.
The winners will be announced at APSE’s annual Scottish Building and Housing Seminar in Dunblane, taking place on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 February 2019.
Highways Innovation Awards 2019 – register your interest
APSE is pleased to present the 2019 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services. The awards provide participating authorities with an opportunity to showcase their expertise, alongside the results that they have achieved. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony held as part of the annual APSE Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Seminar, which will be held in Blackpool on 21-22 March 2019.
The deadline to register your interest is Friday 18 January. For more information and to register your interest, click here.
APSE Parks Portal
APSE has recently launched the APSE Parks Portal; a free online resource for members who want to keep abreast of developments in parks and horticultural services. The portal includes information on relevant APSE briefings, state of the market reports, advisory groups, seminars, research and our role in the Parks Action Group. Click on this link to access the parks portal.
Upcoming seminars and advisory group dates
APSE Training courses