How Oxfordshire learnt the lessons
Victories but budget cut fears remain
Read what happened at our Early Intervention round table
Richard Humphries comments on the success of health and wellbeing boards.
How Thurrock Council is exploiting its location a few miles along the river from central London.
Council chiefs demand a firm funding commitment to cover the cost of new legally-binding transparency code.
Central and local government are set on a collision course over council tax following the chancellor’s clear demand for a freeze.
Local authorities in Wales are failing to stop children in care from going missing, Assembly members have warned.
The Government has pulled back from forcing through a new power that would allow it to easily strip councils of responsibility for recruiting adopters.
Councils have improved the speed of their financial reporting for the fifth successive year, spending watchdogs have reported.
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Time to cut the cloth on chief execs' salaries
Pay levels for council
chief executives are
still set too high
don’t ring true,
argues Rochdale MP
Bob Neill takes inspiration from Dickens to describe the blight of timid
managerialism afflicting the public sector today.
Popular use of the Localism Act to protect
community assets shows the legislation is alive
and kicking, writes Mark Hynes
Local government must leverage its assets base to build capacity for long-term care needs, writes Tim Byles.
As local authorities increasingly look for commercial acumen, MJ round table with Penna considered the implications of business thinking in a political world.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
Law firm Bircham Dyson Bell has appointed two lawyers to join its government and infrastructure team.
Central and local government are set on a collision course over council tax following the chancellor's clear demand for a council tax freeze in last week's Autumn Statement.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.