Commercialisation

Bringing together guidance, case studies and our support offer for councils on the increasingly important area of income generation.


As funding shrinks exploring new ways to maximise incomes is essential. In order to protect valuable frontline services and ensure positive outcomes for local communities councils are increasingly thinking through a more commercial approach to their activities.

These innovative councils are using their assets wisely, trading services with others across the public and private sectors, and selling commodities to generate income.


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