Ricardo Energy & Environment, in partnership with the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and supported by LARAC, have prepared a report on current trends in public realm service delivery. The aim of the report was to take a high level look at the perceived trend for local authority in-sourcing, and to gather data and case studies about the decision making process and choices that local authorities were make when deciding upon their approach to service delivery Download the report to find out: - How much change has there been to the delivery mechanisms for various waste services over the last 10 years? - What are the drivers for changes to public realm service delivery? - What are the risks and challenges of outsourcing and insourcing a contract? - How can a local authority demonstrate 'best value’ in providing and procuring its services?