Case Study

  • 3 Sep 14
    Confidence makes a tremendous difference to performance, whether on the sports field or in the workplace, but you can’t touch it, hold it or buy it at the psychology shop. So how do you recover...
  • 28 Aug 14
    The Rural Payments Agency manages more than £2.3bn a year to support farmers and landowners. Five years ago, its reputation was damaged by botched reforms. Now the agency has been praised for...
  • 4 Jul 12
    Liverpool is undergoing a business-led transformation under its newly elected mayor. Can the makeover be made to work for all its citizens, asks Peter Hetherington
  • 1 Nov 11
    Wandsworth has put on hold its plan to issue a council bond to finance housing improvements. But the London borough's finance director believes that this form of borrowing still has a role to...
  • Paul Breckell
    1 Sep 11
    Action on Hearing Loss, like most charities, is facing a tough budget squeeze. But managing director of corporate resources Paul Breckell tells PF it's important that disabled people do not end up...