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Wake up and smell the austerity coffee

Stack of MagazinesThis is the message from North Tyneside Council, whose decision to outsource its trading standards service has generated much intrigue and debate.

In the February issue of TS Today Colin MacDonald, who is overseeing the strategic partnership with Capita Symonds for North Tyneside Council, explains what led the authority to this decision, and why others may need to consider outsourcing too.

You can read the article here (PDF 4117 kB), but should you wish to purchase a full copy of TS Today with all its other insightful features and timely updates, or to subscribe to the monthly magazine, please contact David Prin davidp@tsi.org.uk.