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Upgrade expected to save £5.5 million

Savings of £5.5 million are to be targeted after Staffordshire County Council agreed in principle to install a new HR and payroll system and service. Following cabinet agreement today the authority will seek a minimum three year agreement with Liberata UK, possibly rising to a maximum of nine years. Ian Parry, Deputy Leader of Staffordshire County Council and cabinet member for ...

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New Vice Lord-Lieutenant for Staffordshire

Graham Stow

A new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire has been appointed. With HM The Queen’s approval, Mr Graham Stow CBE DL was appointed to the position on Thursday 9 June. Mr Stow will support the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Mr Ian Dudson CBE CStJ, in his duties and will stand-in for him when he is absent or otherwise unable to act. Mr Stow ...

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Staffordshire people recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Philip Atkins

The leader of Staffordshire County Council is one of more than a dozen from the county to be recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. County residents have been recognised with the award of OBEs, MBEs and BEMs for their work in higher education, wildlife conservation, politics, local government and the magistrates’ service, as well as services to military veterans, serving ...

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Council’s new deal to support communities

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A three-year commitment to support community and voluntary groups in Staffordshire has been signed by the county council. The £800,000 agreement will be delivered across the county by a consortium of three groups with a brief to help develop a sustainable, growing voluntary sector that works with residents who need support, as well as backing initiatives such as lunch clubs, ...

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New software upgrade would save millions of pounds

Potential total savings of £5.5 million are expected if Staffordshire County Council opts for a new HR and payroll system and service. The authority is considering installing a new system already in use by other public sector bodies. Ian Parry, deputy leader and cabinet member for Finance and Corporate Matters, said:  In recent years the council has moved from delivering ...

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County council to focus funding on its key care responsibilities to residents

Staffordshire County Council is to prioritise spending on its key care responsibilities – as part of contingency plans to manage a potential community care funding shortfall. The council is reviewing its discretionary spending while it finalises the funding arrangements with the Clinical Commissioning Groups for Staffordshire’s Better Care Fund, a national scheme aimed at encouraging the NHS and councils to ...

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Welcome to Staffordshire County Council’s Online News Room

Staffordshire County Council Offices

Staffordshire County Council’s new dedicated newsroom is currently under construction, and will be availalable later in June.  In  the meantime, for the latest news from Staffordshire County Council visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk/news Ut wisi luctus ullamcorper. Et ullamcorper sollicitudin elit odio consequat mauris, wisi velit tortor semper vel feugiat dui, ultricies lacus. Congue mattis luctus, quam orci mi semper ligula eu dui, ...

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