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Solace blog

27th June 2022

LGC Article: Squeezed workforces are increasing financial mismanagement risk, Alison McKenzie-Folan

A combination of the cost of living crisis, sky rocketing energy bills, and soaring inflation, all exacerbated by the war in Ukraine and global supply chain issues, among many other factors, mean councils, like households, are feeling the pinch.

While we have all had to get used to managing tight budgets in recent years, there is no doubt the job has got even harder which is why it is more important than ever that we ensure the structures and processes we have in place are fit for purpose.

This was the theme of a recent roundtable I chaired, jointly delivered by Solace and Grant Thornton, where we sought to explore exactly what ‘Getting Governance Right’ looks like across local government in the current context…

Click here to read the full article by Alison McKenzie-Folan, Solace policy spokesperson for Digital Leadership, in the June edition of the LGC.