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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.

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

Adoption in the spotlight

Adoption – I agree with Dave This is a note with some personal reflections on the adoption debate. Before I…

October 29, 2011

A New Approach to Solving the Budget Problem

It’s about now that some councils are starting to face up to the realisation that they may fall short of…

October 27, 2011

Innovation – the art of saying “yes”

There is an interesting article in the Guardian about the importance of innovation, now more than ever, in the public…

August 31, 2011

Pop goes the Council?

The bloggers at WeLoveLocalGovernment (WLLG) have posed an interesting set of policy questions into the Twittersphere; namely ‘Does there come…

August 30, 2011

The MJ Awards 2011, sponsors of Personalisation and Choice Award

In May 2011 IMPOWER sponsored The MJ awards category for Personalisation and Choice Achievement of the Year. Jeremy Cooper, Director,…

August 29, 2011

Five Challenges for Genuine Public Service Reform

Reforming the UK’s public services is one of the toughest challenges for any government. In the UK we expect to…

July 31, 2011

The Local Government Resource Review – shouldn’t we start talking about it?

Why aren’t we all talking about the Local Government Resource Review (LGRR)? The what you say? The LGRR, according to…

July 29, 2011

Will Dilnot work? – Forget the national debate about the long term, it is up to local councils right now

Andrew Dilnot’s report on the future funding of social care is published today. It has already started a frantic scrabble…

July 19, 2011

Profiting from care – will greater externalisation lead to more incidents of abuse?

Recent reports exposing some appalling practice in privately run care homes, along with the on-going Southern Cross saga, are calling…

July 17, 2011

Public Services in Scotland – Christie Commission

The big news for public services in Scotland over the past few weeks has been the publication of the Commission…

July 16, 2011


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