Derrick Johnstone explains how better evidence produces better local outcomes.
Cardiff City Council chief executive Jon House has announced he is to leave the authority in the summer to join consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Brandon Lewis announces a consultation which could herald sweeping LGPS reforms - potentially leading to scheme mergers.
Lord Freud writes to councils explaining the role local authorities will play in helping deliver coalition’s flagship welfare payment scheme.
Local authority leaders have defend the £6m spent by councils on last summer’s nationwide Olympic torch relay.
Local government will need to develop a ‘new narrative’ with the public, Sir Merrick Cockell tells LG Communications 2013.
A group of MPs has questioned whether the Coalition’s flagship welfare to work scheme is helping the most disadvantaged jobseekers.
Care bosses have welcomed the start of Dementia Awareness Week, which begins today.
Unison has raised fresh concerns over outsourcing of public services after Doncaster MBC confirmed it is looking for a private partner to take on its children's services department.
Thomas Bridge reports on the highlights of the recent debate by The MJ and Asidua, on providing user-friendly customer contact services.
Council chiefs have branded Ofsted's new regime for inspecting local authorities' efforts to boost school performance as 'inadequate' and 'inappropriate'.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
South Ayrshire Council has appointed Eileen Howat to be the next chief executive.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.