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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.

Customer Behaviour Change Winner – MJ Awards 2012

At this year’s MJ Awards we sponsored a new award – the Behaviour Change award. We had a mixed bag…

June 30, 2012

Why foster carers care – The MJ

IMPOWER have recently had an article published in the MJ focusing on fostering. The article focuses on achieving better outcomes…

May 31, 2012

Personalising Special Educational Needs – Making it Happen

On the 15th May the Department for Education made an announcement that could see the biggest shake up in the…

May 30, 2012

Winners of the MCA Award 2012 ‘Change Management in the Public Sector’

Winners of the Management Consulting Association Award 2012 ‘Change Management in the Public Sector’ category working with Coventry City Council….

May 24, 2012

Two cheers for SEN personalisation

So we are to see the arrival of personalisation in the SEN field. It could be argued it is long…

May 16, 2012

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


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