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More new thinking needed as councils face tougher choices

Posted: 27 March 2014

Councils need to keep an open mind in deciding how to best deliver services.

More apprentices in Scotland but the long-term benefits need to be clearer

Posted: 13 March 2014

The number of apprentices in Scotland has increased with more than 25,000 people starting training in each of the last two years, despite a challenging labour market.

'Serious concerns' about South Ayrshire Council

Posted: 27 February 2014

The Accounts Commission said today it was seriously concerned about South Ayrshire Council’s lack of progress in addressing long term weaknesses.

Reform of care for Scotland's older people needs to accelerate

Posted: 6 February 2014

Scotland's programme to improve care for older people has brought together the different bodies involved in services costing £4.5 billion a year.

All councils can learn from Highland power project failure

Posted: 9 January 2014

A scheme to provide heat and power to homes in Wick has landed The Highland Council with a final bill of £11.5 million.

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