Pay dispute to stretch into autumn

Pay dispute to stretch into autumn

By Dan Peters | 25 July 2024

Council employers have urged union Unison to ‘think again’ after it decided to conduct a ballot f...

Cash needed for next-stage Total Place deals

By Heather Jameson | 25 July 2024

A funding stream should be created to drive the second iteration of Total Place, a report has arg...

SEND system 'not working'

By Dan Peters | 25 July 2024

Educational outcomes for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have fai...

Cadman joins consultancy

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

Former Birmingham City Council chief executive Deborah Cadman has joined consultancy Newtrality a...

Councils 'struggling to cope' with complaints

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

A lack of resources is preventing local authorities from putting things right following complaint...

frederica-diamanta

Director of Strategic Transport and Connectivity

c. £125K

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented leader to shape the future of transport and connectivity right at the heart of London. Apply for this job

Westminster City Council

Service Manager - Street Scene Services

Grade 11, £54,628 to £59,825

As one of the largest employers in Sheffield, with over 7,000 employees Apply for this job

Sheffield City Council

Assistant Director Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership

£82,014 to £99,369

We’re looking for a strong leader with experience of delivering integrated health and social care services for people with Learning Disabilities. Apply for this job

Islington London Borough Council

frederica-diamanta

Director of Strategic Transport and Connectivity

c. £125K

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented leader to shape the future of transport and connectivity right at the heart of London. Apply for this job

Westminster City Council

Service Manager - Street Scene Services

Grade 11, £54,628 to £59,825

As one of the largest employers in Sheffield, with over 7,000 employees Apply for this job

Sheffield City Council

Assistant Director Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership

£82,014 to £99,369

We’re looking for a strong leader with experience of delivering integrated health and social care services for people with Learning Disabilities. Apply for this job

Islington London Borough Council

Martin Ford

Green shoots?

'Planning and devolution were two of the key themes of last week’s King’s Speech, with a host of Bills being lined up and the sector being offered some degree of hope for the future. But will the numbers add up? Martin Ford reports'

23 July 2024
Matching up to a new Government

Matching up to a new Government

'New LGA chair Louise Gittins tells Paul Marinko how she plans to pick up the pace to net the sector’s key asks of Sir Keir Starmer’s new administration'

By Paul Marinko | 16 July 2024
A mighty metamorphosis

A mighty metamorphosis

23 July 2024

Five years into an innovative partnership committed to making the town centre the most sustainabl...

Developing leadership: a framework for the future

By Joanna Killian | 22 July 2024

Joanna Killian says the chief executive development programme initiated by the Local Government A...

PFI troubles ahead

By Caroline Mostowfi | 16 July 2024

Caroline Mostowfi outlines the challenges of Private Finance Initiative expiry and why it is time...

We have put up with poor standards for too long

22 July 2024

The new Government approach strikes a different tone, says Graeme McDonald.

Elections' Unsung Heroes

By Baroness Sharon Taylor OBE | 17 July 2024

Baroness Sharon Taylor celebrates the unheralded stalwarts who ensure polling day goes without a ...

To govern is to choose

By Andrew Carter | 08 July 2024

The new Government has a choice to use its mandate to make the tough decisions to pursue growth, ...

Election reflection

By Ian Miller | 08 July 2024

Ian Miller offers his personal reflections on polling day and the count in Wyre Forest, and he ma...