April 9, 2018

At the back end of 2017, two important reports were published which are likely to provide some impetus for many Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to start to think about reshaping the role of their local business support systems.

In “Building a Britain fit for the fu...

December 1, 2017

At the heart of the principle of the transnational exchange of ‘Good Practice’ across cities within Europe, sits a concept which is known as the open method of coordination (OMC).   


This principle, which is a form of ‘soft’ inter-governmental policy-making, was o...

February 24, 2017

Wherever you look across Europe, some cities are struggling to deal with structural economic changes brought about by the impact of globalisation, increased competition and out-migration. Whilst some of the larger metropolitan cities have benefited from young people’s...

January 27, 2017

When I was a child, my Grandfather used to sit me on his knee and read me stories from books that he'd sourced from the Left Book Club. You know the kind of things. 'one day, the workers of the world will be unshackled from their chains and the rivers will run free'.

Pe...

January 27, 2017

In the current tight public sector funding environment, many funding bodies are increasingly looking for bidders to bring their own ‘match funding’ to a project.

In simple terms, this means that funding bodies only want to ‘part fund’ a project (rather than investing al...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Understanding the difference between ‘match funding’ and ‘leverage’

January 27, 2017

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter Basic Square

© 2016 by The Service Design Company Ltd. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon