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12 Dec 2019

The ADASS Autumn Survey – The Penna View

This autumn, the Association of Directors in Adults Social Services (ADASS) has launched the findings of its survey to gather views about adult social care from councils across the country. From budgetary issues, to meeting demand, to national issues – the survey was wide ranging and insightful. Our Director of Executive Search for the Public Sector, Maggie Hennessy, gives her take on the findings.

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19 Nov 2019

Our Day Heroes – Tim Aldridge, Corporate Director of Children’s Services at the London Borough of Newham

Social care is one of the key services provided by any local authority. As part of our efforts to paint a picture of the full spectrum of Council life this Our Day, Penna talked to Corporate Director of Children’s Services Tim Aldridge about his work in the London Borough of Newham.

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19 Nov 2019

Our Day Heroes - Graham Farrant, Chief Executive of BCP Council

For the next in Penna’s Our Day series of local government heroes, we spoke to Graham Farrant – Chief Executive of BCP Council. He filled us on his experiences of leading the newly formed authority into 2019 and beyond.

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