Chain of command

Local authorities are increasingly outsourcing even frontline services, such as social housing

This is a time of transition for the public sector, as financial constraints mean taking a private sector-style approach to supply chain management. But more outsourcing and new partnerships lead to an increase in risk and a fresh set of challenges

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