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IMPOWER is an organisation driven by a social purpose. We are a values led consultancy dedicated to the reform of the public sector.

SEN Personal Budgets

I read with interest today the Government’s proposed reforms to SEN – the introduction of personal budgets for families. I…

May 15, 2012

It’s time for a grown-up conversation

Voters went to the polls last Thursday in a Scotland-wide election to decide all 32 of the country’s local authorities….

May 8, 2012

The Pressure Is On

Pressure ulcers – perhaps a strange topic for a blog and not necessarily at the top of the priority list…

May 3, 2012

Time to tackle the tricky issue of demand

IMPOWER have been championing the importance of demand management now for some time. Our White Paper, Changing the Game has…

April 30, 2012

The benefits of knowing what you are trying to achieve….

There’s a lot of ‘noise’ associated with programme and project management; endless books, courses, methodologies, and approaches. There are processes,…

March 30, 2012

The New Local FD

The 2012 Budget offered small solace for local government, which continues to bear the brunt of the biggest and quickest…

March 3, 2012

We’re all at the Co-op….now!

The swift development of the Co-operative Council movement has taken even its originators by surprise. It now counts 17 councils…

March 1, 2012

Local government – the next generation

As a recent graduate, I am a strong believer that recruiting young talent is a crucial success factor for both…

February 21, 2012

Behaviour Change – The Times

See our latest article appearing in the Public Sector pages of The Times on Behaviour Change and our recent White…

February 20, 2012

NGDP – A Brighter Future

Many will think it curious to be advocating graduate recruitment at a time of financial austerity, but feedback from the…

February 19, 2012

MCA Awards 2012

We are delighted to announce that IMPOWER has been shortlisted for the MCA award for Change Management in the Public…

February 18, 2012

Press Coverage on IMPOWER Changing the Game white paper

Since the release of IMPOWER ‘s white paper last week we have been referenced in numerous online articles including the…

January 21, 2012

MJ Awards 2012 – Customer Behaviour Change

We are pleased to be sponsoring a category for the MJ Awards for the second year in a row. This…

January 20, 2012

One can be better than two when it comes to health and social care integration – looking forward to the Scottish announcement.

IMPOWER have been working with Herefordshire to integrate operational practices. This blog represents our reflections on our work. To keep…

December 13, 2011

Adoption – The Truth Behind the Hyperbole

It was with some frustration that I read reports in recent newspapers regarding the publication by the government of the…

November 30, 2011


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