Tag "States"

Opportunity knocks for States reform

CHANGE does not come easily in the public sector. As the States chief executive essentially acknowledged on Monday, it is difficult to do things quickly. But change must happen. It is only by controlling staff costs that you keep a lid on the spending of the public’s money.

Committee proposes to scrap work permits

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ALDERNEY'S Policy and Finance Committee has voted in favour of withdrawing a law that requires non-residents to obtain a work permit prior to employment on the island.

Games gets £750k pledge of support

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MORE public funds will be needed to host the 2021 Island Games beyond the £750,000 pledged by the States yesterday, it has been warned, with security costs and capital projects still to come.