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Short term success sacrificed for the long term

Short term success could have been sacrificed for long term stability as one local authority faces up to a possible four months of disruptions to waste services. South Bedfordshire District Council (SBDC) recently handed a 12 year, £40 million waste contract to the Verdant Group. But while that deal does not come into effect until the new year, the usually high-performing council has seen its standards slip. In a recently published Executive Committee ...