Wiltshire Council, Browne Jacobson and Christ Church Canterbury University have launched a new group, the Council Company Best Practice and Innovation Network, to share best practices on Council-owned companies.
The group emphasizes the importance of combining academic knowledge with practical experience to mitigate risk and maximize the additional new capital and revenue streams that may result in being provided to local governments. It is intended to
Wiltshire Council Director of Legal and Governance Perry Holmes said: It not only benefits communities and local taxpayers through efficient and well-run services, or strategically held land and buildings, but also social value, regeneration and market stimulation. This can be achieved by offering profitable activities that also lead to There is science behind this success, and through the Best Practice Network, we want to ensure that the science is widely understood and informs the governance and performance of local governments across the country. “
Peter Ware, partner at Brown Jacobson, said: It also strengthens links with other local governments and provides members with the opportunity to work together and share experiences, ideas, and issues that will affect the future governance and performance of the council firm. “
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Dr Ping Zheng, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Canterbury Christchurch Business School, said: We look forward to showcasing how cutting-edge research in entrepreneurship and innovation can help Council and His Companies solve problems and improve their competitiveness. Partnerships such as with Wiltshire Council are important and meaningful in coordinating the regional network and promoting collective action and projects among network stakeholders and local communities. “