How to stand out from the crowd

stand out pitch mike gill

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, it’s vital that you get people to ‘cherish’ your service to maximise your chances of surviving austerity. To do this you need to present your service in the best way to stakeholders – this may be internal stakeholders, government or the public. You need to stand out from the crowd…. Read more

The key reasons for writing How to Survive Austerity

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Since I published How to Survive Austerity earlier this year people have asked me why I decided to write a book so it seemed to be good fodder for a blog post… Over the course of my career, I have attained a great understanding of the nature of public services as well as the people… Read more

The end of austerity? I’d put the celebrations on ice

The end of austerity?

The new chancellor Philip Hammond has signalled a scaling back of austerity and it has been reported that the economy is now entering a “new phase”. But what does that mean for public sector spending – and does it also mean that I need to start penning my next book? I’d hold off any street… Read more

The challenge of doing ‘more for less’ in the new public sector

more for less

This is my first blog post since all of that ‘Brexit-shocker’ stuff and it would be fair to say its been quite an interesting few weeks. And frankly it doesn’t look like the excitement is slowing down. It’ll be interesting to see how it all shapes up (ask me in ten years time) but as… Read more