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OCT
18

Cost-of-living crisis

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Author: Martin Buttle, better world lead at CCLA


With the highest rates of inflation in decades and a collapse in the pound's value, the UK is facing a cost-of-living crisis that will affect millions of working people across the UK.

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SEP
28

Contract Works Insurance

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Author: Lee Cleaver, sales development account broker at BHIB Councils Insurance


A new building or extension project sometimes takes months or even years to come to fruition. Designing, planning, funding, and arranging contractors to carry out the works are detailed and time-consuming tasks. By the time you are ready to start in earnest, what thought has been given to what could go wrong? Insurance is almost always one of the last things on people’s minds, and yet a carefully considered insurance programme surrounding the contract works can also take some time to compile.

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SEP
20

No ifs, no buts - CCLA assessment of the latest Bank of England rate decision

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Author: Rob Evans, senior portfolio manager at CCLA


The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to increase its Official Bank Rate by 0.50% to 1.75% - its highest rate since 2008. The Bank’s move was the biggest single increase since 1995, also marking the sixth consecutive rate hike since last December.

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AUG
25

Energy Performance Certificate Data

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Author: Tristram Cary, chair of Geoxphere Ltd

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AUG
31

The legacy of COVID-19 for people living with dementia and their families

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Author: Ian Sherriff BEM, academic partnership lead for dementia at the University of Plymouth Medical School Faculty of Health

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AUG
17

Internal Audit Forum — the voice for local council audit

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AUTHOR: ELEANOR GREENE, SECRETARY TO THE INTERNAL AUDIT FORUM


What was once an informal local grouping of internal auditors is now formalised with a website and a plan.

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