News

14 February 2018

West Midlands ADASS/IEWM Transforming Care Finance and Assurance Workshop – 1st February 2018

West Midlands ADASS/IEWM Transforming Care Finance and Assurance Workshop – an overview by Alan Lotinga, IEWM Associate Read More

5 February 2018

Current issues in adult social care – IEWM Associate blog

Current issues in adult social care by Lynne Bowers, IEWM Associate. Read More

2 February 2018

WMiC - Local childhood poverty rates, regional labour market figures, Secretary of State’s annual report on devolution 2016-17 and more

West Midlands in Context highlights some of the recent publications covering childhood poverty, unemployment, the natural environment, devolution, LEP transparency and democratic participation that should be of interest to those with an interest in the West Midlands. Read More

12 January 2018

More productive, in work, but hard-up - recent reports shed light on the region’s economy and living standards

With the region’s relatively high poverty rates and a House of Commons briefing highlighting differences in regional disposable household income levels, Sherman Wong takes a look. Read More

3 January 2018

Consultations and inquiries

To start the New Year, here are some recently announced Government consultations and committee inquiries which should be of interest to councils and their partners. Read More