Connecting Cheshire celebrates award success

Connecting Cheshire is celebrating success at the Improvement and Efficiency Awards for work in transforming local services.

The Government’s Improvement and Efficiency Awards took place on Tuesday 4 March in London and Connecting Cheshire won a bronze in the Transforming Local Service category.

A gateway to ensuring public services across the UK can learn from each other’s innovations and leadership transformation, Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise (iESE) has already helped save local government over £265 million working with many different services and departments to deliver new models of working, turn around failure, build partnerships and learn new skills.

The awards were set up by a network of councils continually searching for radically new and better value ways of working and the not for profit Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise (ie is at the forefront of sector-led improvement helping the sector to deliver improved services at lower cost and implement new income generating solutions.

Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise’s website can be found at

Pictured left to right: Presented by Councillor Neil Parkin – Leader, Adur District Council; to Julian Cobley – Project Director Connecting Cheshire; Cllr Neil Findlow – Cheshire East Council and Mike Suarez – Chief Executive Cheshire East Council.

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