Leasing allows the public sector to make smarter use of limited resources and gives them the flexibility to change equipment after a few years, explains Julian Rose, head of asset finance at the Finance & Leasing Association

Jairo Rojas, director general of the Business Application Software Developers Association, looks at developments within financial and accountancy software for the public sector

There is much to keep in mind when it comes to payroll software issues for the public sector, writes Elaine Gibson FIPP MSc, senior policy officer and manager of Post Graduate Qualifications, Institute of Payroll Professionals

Be sure to investigate all your funding choices before investing, says the Finance and Leasing Association

Jairo Rojas, director general of BASDA, highlights BASDA members' views of developments in public sector financial software

There are several benefits of shifting from cheques to the many automated payment systems available

Jairo Rojas, director general of BASDA, highlights the views of BASDA members on developments in accountancy and financial software within the public sector

How does a council go about identifying the people, processes and technology that can safely be downsized or eliminated?

Hampshire County Council’s eHampshire Partnership throws down the gauntlet to public sector chief executives to reduce business and commute travel

The rising demand for government to provide integrated and interactive services and the pressure to hit Gershon targets for savings and efficiency mean public bodies must embrace new finance models if they are to develop and sustain technology improvement programmes while maintaining and protecting capital

The FLA addresses the main concerns local authorities may have about using leasing as a financial source

Craig Pickering, consultant for the Finance & Leasing Association, discusses ways to finance public sector investment in a colder climate

Get the most out of your business processes with Ensior

Never be afraid to try a different approach – John O’Hare, Leader of Walsall Council questions whether local government's reliance on major outsourcers is always appropriate

Ten years since the launch of the Government Procurement Card programme, Visa tells us why the programme has been such a huge success