Wiltshire appoints chief executive

Wiltshire appoints chief executive

By Martin Ford | 19 July 2024

Wiltshire Council has announced the appointment of Lucy Townsend as its chief executive.

Minister voices concern over districts' role in devolution

By Martin Ford | 18 July 2024

District councils should be handed a greater role in devolution talks, a minister has said.

Bexley confirms new permanent chief executive

By Martin Ford | 18 July 2024

Paul Thorogood has been officially confirmed as chief executive of Bexley LBC.

Care hit by lack of collaboration

By Martin Ford | 18 July 2024

A lack of collaboration between local government and health services is impacting on people’s car...

Intervention shift signalled with plans to boost watchdog

By By Heather Jameson | 18 July 2024

The new Government is to change its tone on local government intervention – with a possible push ...

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frederica-diamanta

Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

An ambitious City – fancy a challenge? Apply for this job

Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.

A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Apply for this job

Wirral Borough Council

Worry less about black swans, focus on grey rhinos

'The studied critique of the Covid-19 Inquiry should encourage policymakers to pay more attention to other known but poorly managed risks, says Barry Quirk'

19 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
PFI troubles ahead

PFI troubles ahead

By Caroline Mostowfi | 16 July 2024

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

Crowdfunding's power to transform

By Frank Kibble | 15 July 2024

Frank Kibble looks at examples of how crowdfunding has been successfully used by local government...

Wish you were here?

By Louise Hayes | 10 July 2024

North East Lincolnshire Council’s creative place-based recruitment campaign is aimed at enticing ...

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...

Elections officials raise concerns over abuse

By Martin Ford | 05 July 2024

Concerns have been raised over ‘unacceptable behaviour’ faced by officials during the General Ele...