How Oxfordshire learnt the lessons
12 December 2013
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 [...]
I am somewhat in the dark – quite literally [...]
Local government must leverage its assets base to build capacity for long-term care needs, writes Tim Byles [...]
11 December 2013
For professionals involved in youth justice, their ultimate aim is to help turn lives around [...]
Former Brent LBC chief executive Gareth Daniel on why it is crucial for council leaders to become adept at picking up the latest office gossip [...]
A passionate belief in children’s centres has led to Barking and Dagenham LBC clocking up an impressive 100% success Ofsted rate [...]
Self-regulation and organisational development have an important role to play within the sector [...]
If there was one theme of last week’s Autumn Statement for local government, it was that our arguments are being listened to [...]
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.