The IMPOWER Index is a benchmarking tool with a difference - it grades councils on productivity (outcome value per £). Using publicly available data sets and looking at performance through six different lenses, it allows councils to compare performance against other authorities, and drill down into their own data.
top tier councils covered
datasets feed into the INDEX
The Index helps councils in particular to answer a number of strategic questions including:
The IMPOWER Index enables local authorities and health trusts across England to compare their performance against all other local authorities and health trusts. Uniquely, the Index measures value and productivity rather than efficiency. That means we can answer, pound for pound:
Alongside the overall Index, we have also developed five specialist modules which take an in-depth look into specific areas of public services.
Ranks council productivity and examines performance through six lenses
Analyses and benchmarks performance across a range of factors in relation to children with high needs with a specific focus on managing demand
Assesses and benchmarks performance across a range of factors, with a specific focus on managing demand
Evaluates the outcomes and productivity of local authority Departments of Children’s Services
Analyses performance (on outcomes and spend) of local authority Children’s Services Departments in relation to Looked-After Children
Drills down into relevant data for every council in England, enabling them to understand their current situation and future opportunities
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