Oxon's chief Joanna Simons on being in a media frenzy.
22 May 2013
Laura Wilkes reports on work with Kingston RLBC, testing the limits of how public services are managed to deliver services [...]
Dr Andrew Larner looks at some future developments of radical ways of working within local government [...]
Whitehall must develop a formula that identifies individual agencies' contribution to efficiencies across the board, Steve Atkinson says [...]
Aidan Rave asks whether local government has a
sufficient skillset to guide its communities
through the bad times [...]
16 May 2013
Kru Desai and Caroline Haynes from KPMG explain the practicalities of forming local government staff-led mutuals [...]
14 May 2013
Nick Cunningham explains why Rochdale MBC and its leader are being sued for libel by two private care home operators [...]
13 May 2013
Heather Jameson reports on how the LGA plans to take local government through the financial crisis [...]
09 May 2013
Assistant auditor general Lynda McMullan, claims it is clear the National Audit Office is capable of working with local government [...]
The economic growth agenda unites the priorities of both central and local government. In the week before a major MJ conference for local authorities on attracting jobs and business Michael Burton [...]
Helen Randall sets out how the Barnet judgement will affect commissioning councils [...]
Thomas Bridge reports on the highlights of the recent debate by The MJ and Asidua, on providing user-friendly customer contact services.
Further sweeping changes to England and Wales’ 89 town hall pension schemes including mergers are on the cards from next year, it was confirmed this week.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
Isabelle Trowler is the newly appointed chief social worker for children and families while Lyn Romeo is the first chief social worker for adults.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.