Health and Social Care: Matthew Wort provides some key questions about your readiness to provide new solutions in a changing social care environment and how to provide a public service to be proud of.

Education: Chris Whittington looks at what more collaborative working to support children and young people in education can mean for the future.

Local Government: Mark Cook looks at the balance between what the Government is proposing and the realities of what this means for local government.

Social Business: David Alcock looks at what the surge of interest in social enterprise could mean for the way that we do business to enhance communities for the future.

Housing: Jonathan Cox identifies three key things that the Government will be looking for from housing associations ahead of potentially one of the most important years in the history of the social housing movement.

It's true that we can't predict the future, but having the right discussions about the right issues, can prepare you for the changes that are on their way.

The spread of necrotising fasciitis
The spread of necrotising fasciitis

Necrotising Fasciitis, more commonly known as the ‘flesh-eating disease’, is a significant medical condition that requires urgent treatment.

Richard Handley Inquest
Richard Handley Inquest

Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.

Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders
Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders

In all the action to remove defective cladding, leaseholders have been the elephant in the room. Whilst social landlords might have adopted a wait and see approach private landlords do not have that luxury.

Transforming Business
Transforming Business

We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.

Converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

It was first referred to in the Charities Act 2006 (which was subsequently replaced by the Charities Act 2011) but it has finally been announced that charitable companies are able to convert to a charitable incorporated organisation (“CIO”).

Impact of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill
Impact of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill

The Private Members Bill Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill 2017-19 now has Government support and was debated at second reading on Friday 19 January 2018.