Independence...Integrity...Value

Representations to Eden District Council on Economic Development

Eden District Council invited local businesses to comment on their economic development services in 2011. This paper is the AWICS response.

AWICS had earlier completed Best Value Reviews of the Economic Development services at East Dunbartonshire Council and Lewisham Borough Council and Adrian Waite was asked to address a national conference organised by the Institute of Public Sector Management on: ‘The Role of Local Authorities in Regenerating the Community Economy’.

Discussions about economic development in and with local authorities often tends to focus on the Council’s budget for economic development and what services and grants the Council can afford to give. However, this paper argues that the economic development function should be more about facilitating and enabling both internally and externally.

Internally this involves asking what contribution each of the Council’s functions can make to economic development –being an in-house champion of economic development. Externally, this means networking with public, private and voluntary organisations to benefit the local economy.

For full briefing paper please click here.

hand_and_money

AWICS is a Management Consultancy and Training Business that specialises in providing support to those who provide public services.

Our mission statement is: 'Independence, Integrity, Value...'

We have been adding value to clients' businesses and services since 1998.

To contact AWICS please:

Email: enquiries@awics.co.uk 

Telephone 017683-51498 or 07502-142658 or

Visit our contact page by clicking HERE

Note: Cookies are used on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Read more about our cookie policy

Copyright © 2017 AWICS. Website by Web Industry