Barnet: Future Shape of the Council Briefings

The London Borough of Barnet commenced the Future Shape of the Council project in May 2008 to review the organisation of the Council, challenges and changing demands on the capacity of the Council.

The European Services Strategy Unit (ESSU) has been commissioned by Barnet UNISON to provide research and critical analysis for the Branch in the consultation process. The work will include a series of Briefings which can be downloaded here. The first six are: Assessment of Strategic Hub Proposals, Public Service Principles and Values, Employment Charter, Scope of Contract Reviews, Service Transformation and The ‘Shrinking by Outsourcing Models: Implications for Staff.

Briefing No 1: Assessment of Strategic Hub Proposals
Briefing No 2: Public Service Principles and Values
Briefing No 3: Employment Charter
Briefing No. 4: Scope of Contract Reviews
Briefing No. 5: Service Transformation
Briefing No. 6: The ‘shrinking by outsourcing’ models: Implications for Staff
Briefing No 7: The impact and performance of management buyouts, social enterprises and mutual models
Barnet Briefing No 8: One Barnet Programme: Hendon Cemetery and Crematoria – UNISON supports capital investment but not outsourcing
Barnet Briefing No. 9: One Barnet Programme: Greenwich Leisure contract to be reviewed