MAKE YOUR LOCAL GROWTH MONEY GO EVEN FURTHER

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Its difficult to break out of the mindset of grants and revenue-funded advice, isn't it? Here at Athey Consulting, we've been doing some thinking about how to stretch budgets further to increase the benefits to local communities. Here's 5 … [More...]

YOUR SEP: WHAT DOES HM GOVERNMENT WANT?

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In this article, Glenn Athey asks “what does the UK Government want from Local Growth Strategies?”  that are currently being put together by Local Enterprise Partnerships. LEPs face one fundamental question - how they would deliver local … [More...]

HOW TO GET ONTO YOUR LEP’S AGENDA

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Winning hearts and minds: Getting onto your LEP's agenda I've heard it many times - in person and on discussion sites such as LinkedIn groups "my LEP will not listen, they don't seem to understand how important this issue is!!!" This … [More...]

GLOBAL LESSONS FOR LOCAL ECONOMIES

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Diversity and local context reigns, and national one size fits all policies will not catalyse economic growth and renaissance - this is the fundamental lesson from studying international development and the lessons for UK economies in 2011 … [More...]