Embedding health in London boroughs

In April 2013, public health was transferred to local authorities under the Health and Social Care Act, 2012. Until then, public health in England and Wales was managed by the NHS, which had taken over responsibility for measures previously administered by local authorities in 1974. The government saw local authorities as better placed to … [Read more...]

Spotlight: Peabody looks to include smaller firms

Future of London member Peabody have been shaking up housing procurement with their drive to involve more small firms in their new developments. In a move spearheaded by Development Director Claire Bennie, the housing association has been seeking alternatives to the restrictive OJEU procurement system, which it says can lock out innovative smaller … [Read more...]