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The East Midlands Improvement & Efficiency Partnership is committed to celebrating the successful, innovative and imaginative project work that exists in the East Midlands region.
The EM IEP Support Team publish case studies showing how East Midlands councils are improving services, and delivering significant improvements and efficiencies.
The case studies are intended to inspire councils in the region, and indeed nationally, to transform services and benefit from the processes developed by those councils that have pioneered the way forward.
16 May 2011
Just two years after it was established East Midlands Property Alliance (empa) has already built itself a solid reputation for delivering results. Formed by Local Authorities in the East Midlands, empa's role is to improve the delivery of property services; providing guidance on best practice and efficiency savings.
After initially introducing the Framework contracting model to improve procurement and delivery of projects, empa has now developed a supply chain portal and programme management sofetware designed to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) develop, as well as boosting the local economy.
03 May 2011
As part of the Joint Improvement Partnership (JIP) plan to support people with learning disabilities to live an ordinary life, the East Midlands Improvement and Efficiency Partnership (EM IEP) funded the ‘Getting a Life' (GAL) programme to be implemented in the region.
Four local authorities within the East Midlands region took part in projects to increase the number of people between 14-25 year olds with learning disabilities find paid employment.
28 Apr 2011
More than 400 members of staff from Newark & Sherwood District Council have experienced unique training to help change the way they think about, and approach, equality and diversity within the organisation.
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30 Mar 2011
A joint project between Leicester City Council and the Department of Health/NHS East Midlands, funded through the East Midlands Improvement and Efficiency Partnership, has made positive steps towards helping people with mental ill health and learning disabilities live more independently within the community.