The annual appraisal process seems to be adding little, says PPMA president Richard Crouch.
Much remains to be said about the cumulative impacts of the Government's welfare on children.
Outgoing ADCS president Andrew Webb reflects on the challenges in children's services.
Greater fiscal and public service autonomy is needed, says chief executive of London Councils, John O’Brien.
Andrew North explains how the spa town of Cheltenham is making inroads into establishing a safer environment for its residents.
Rogue councils could be a challenge to sector-led improvement, one of the LGA’s deputy chairmen has warned.
Town hall chiefs have warned of growing confusion about the accountability of local schools.
A Merseyside council has agreed to improve its practices after breaching the Data Protection Act.
NALC has apologised after incorrectly claiming some local authorities had failed to pass on grants to parish and town councils.
The latest threat to council control of children’s social care has been met with disappointment from local authority chiefs.
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Demise of local media leaves vacuum for councils to fill
The economy may be improving but it appears to be having little impact on the terminal decline of local media
Simply mandating a shift to digital won't remove the need for councils to reduce complexity and needless processes - and retain skilled staff, writes Nigel Baker.
Leader of South Tynesdide Council, Cllr Iain Malcolm, on what is next for the newly formed North East combined authority.
Quangoland could be a roadblock to advancing locally-led community budgets post-2015, despite recent reforms, writes Jonathan Werran.
Jonathan Werran reports on a round table hosted by recruitment specialists, Penna, looking at what characteristics and qualities future leaders will need to survive an ever-more dangerous political jungle
A round-up of what went on at The MJ's Future Forum this year.
Housing developer Lovell has appointed Richard Moore as contracts manager for the company’s newbuild, mixed tenure and regeneration housing business in London.
Rogue councils could be a challenge to sector-led improvement, one of the LGA's deputy chairmen has warned.
More than a third of council chiefs believe there is a danger their authority will not have enough funding to deliver their legal duties.