The trend of regionalisation and economic clustering is challenging local governments to adopt an effective stance. At the same time, due to changes in their tasks (decentralisation), municipalities and Provincial authorities are increasingly being evaluated based on efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Both companies and the general public have a wide range of needs, which they can now express easier than ever before due to digitalisation. But they also expect local government to respond with equal speed and flexibility.
How can you organise the required transformation while remaining open to the public, and while tasks continue to pile up and budgets continue to shrink?
Municipalities are able to benefit from each other's strengths by collaborating in smart urban regions. By working together, it will be easier to establish a sustainable competitive position based on economic development, social cohesion and the quality of the living environment. Who are the regional partners you can collaborate with?
Partnerships and economies of scale can help municipalities and provinces to improve their strategic capacities, reduce costs and increase professionalization. But this will change their role: the government will become a facilitator responsible for supply chain management. How can you include the stakeholders in your regional ecosystem?
New governments aim to improve quality and reduce costs, focus on making impact on society – e.g. sustainability and innovation – and report this. This will require agile organisations with changes in management, technology, processes, competencies, mindsets and behaviour. Does your organisation possess the right balance between flexibility, stability, transparency and legitimacy?
Our multi-competence proposition consists of the following disciplines: accountancy, advisory, legal, tax and HR. Our specialists will be delighted to work with you in all the above-mentioned areas. We are also able to assist in strategic austerity measures, transformation processes, organisational changes and the development of innovative financial arrangements. We have successfully completed projects relating to outsourcing and collaboration in shared-services organisations (SSO), including legal and fiscal implications and governance. Our innovative comprehensive and real-time audit will offer you the required insight and assurance. And our digitalisation and cybercrime advisers will help you by taking a comprehensive look at matters concerning knowledge-sharing, accessibility and information security.
Partner en sectorvoorzitter Lokale Overheden, PwC Netherlands
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