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Stephen Canning
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Now in its fifth year, our annual local government survey, the Local State We’re In, highlights the growing challenges, but also big opportunities, facing councils in 2015 and beyond http://www.pwc.co.uk/localgov2015 
Our fifth annual local government survey looks to the future of the council in 2015 and beyond.
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We did it! Thank you to everyone who came and supported me and help me become elected as Essex County Councillor for Bocking.
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Congratulations! You'll make a great councillor.
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Valentine's Day, the management consultant's way!
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One of the country's youngest councillors hopes to be Essex's youngest county councillor.
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What's the "so-what" factor?
The 'So-What' factor is about being memorable. In this increasingly commoditised world, there is really very little to differentiate many of our B2B products and services from our competitors. Yet the bulk of our B2B marketing effort continues to be done on features, benefits and price, ...
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As 2015 unfolds, how are CEOs preparing for the year ahead? We'll reveal all in our live CEO Survey launch from Davos on 20 Jan. Sign up here: http://pwc.to/1tT5kHT
Join PwC live from the World Economic Forum in Davos with our live blog and webcast of the launch of the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey at 6.45pm CET on 20th January 2015
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Absolutely thrilled to be joining the fantastic team of Essex Conservatives at Essex County Council.
A former Braintree schoolboy has become Essex County Council’s youngest councillor at the age of 22.
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This week is Children's Mental Health Week. Did you know one in ten children aged between 5 and 16 years (three in every classroom) has a mental health problem?

By talking openly with children about their feelings, and getting help, we can do our best to ensure that small problems don't grow with the child, and become more serious when they are adults. One of the most important life skills we teach our children is knowing when to ask for help.

Organisations such as Place2Be​ help to make sure that children receive the support they need. 
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Have a lovely Sunday all! #smile #inspiration
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Brilliant to be in Leeds to hear the Prime Minister and Chancellor launch the Long Term Economic Plan for Yorkshire yesterday.
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Total debt in China is now estimated at around 250% of GDP, much of which is linked to investment in property and industrial development since the financial crisis.  Is China set for a crippling banking crisis? If so, what would the implications be for the global economy?  Read PwC UK Chief Economist, John Hawksworth's new blog "Could China’s investment boom be the next bubble to burst?"
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In the next decade, the sharing economy's  ‘access’ and ‘peer-to-peer’ models are set to become a prominent feature in the landscape of the vast majority of industries.  So how can companies make the most of the opportunities presented by the sharing economy whilst mitigating against the risks?  Register for a copy of our new report on the five steps to success in the sharing economy: http://pwc.to/1sJiGpx
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My name is Stephen Canning and I currently live in Braintree, Essex where I was born and raised. I’m interested in startups, politics, writing and running – though not all four at the same time!

I work as a consultant at PwC, based in London, where I'm particularly interested in local government, social media and digital technology.

I was proudly elected as District Councillor for the Bocking Blackwater ward of Braintree District Council in May 2011 where I currently serve on the Governance Committee, Member Development Group and chair the Youth Strategy Group and was nominated for the Digital Councillor of the year award by the LGiU.

In August 2014 I was elected as Deputy Chairman (Political) of Conservative Future, the under 30's wing of the Conservative Party, nationally.

A little while ago I set up something called Braintree Hour followed by Chelmsford Hour, they’ve grown quite big now and have been an interesting experiment in how businesses can connect with each other online. I've held real world networking events on the back of these which have been well received.
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    Politics, 2009 - 2011
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