Four Seasons hands 44 care homes to rivals
The facilities will be transferred to Roseberry Care Centres, Belsize Healthcare and Harbour Healthcare under an agreement with one of its largest landlords.
EXCLUSIVE: Scores may have been incorrectly told they can vote
Councils have been urgently checking their electoral registers ahead of tomorrow’s General Election after being told to install a last-minute software release.
Equal pay firm suspends activities
The company that led the recent equal pay action against Glasgow City Council has suspended all activities.
Council welcomes new Sky studios plan
Hertsmere BC has welcomed news that Sky plans to build a major new film and TV complex at Elstree alongside its own studios.
Bexley slashes development company housebuilding target
Bexley LBC’s wholly-owned housing company has more than halved the number of homes it plans to deliver.
Future Forum North: Call for towns and cities to make peace
The driving force behind the Greater Manchester devolution deal has urged towns and cities to make peace.
Future Forum North: Leading change needs emotional literacy
Leaders need to be equipped with emotional literacy in order to lead change, The MJ’s Future Forum North event has heard.
Future Forum North: 'Robots will not replace humans'
Robots will not replace humans in the workplace and offices will continue to exist, The MJ’s Future Forum North event has heard.
Infrastructure roll-out poses 'reputational risk' to Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes councillors have been told the authority faces financial and reputational risk over the roll-out of fibre optic broadband in the town.
Muse secures £650m Slough project
Muse Developments has been appointed to a £650m development described as one of the biggest in the UK.
Capita defends record on treatment of workers
Capita has defended its treatment of workers after being labelled the worst major employer in the UK.
Note of caution despite profit growth from Mitie
Mitie has warned of the impact of political uncertainty on its business despite improving financial results.
Council to buy back estates from developer
Hammersmith and Fulham LBC is to take back ownership of two housing estates 12 years after they were sold off by a previous administration.
Kier's chief operating officer quits
Kier’s chief operating officer (COO), Claudio Veritiero, has left the business with immediate effect, after only being appointed in August 2018.
Labour proposes BT public ownership plan
BT would be partly taken back into public ownership under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to nationalise the UK’s broadband network.
Interserve's White to step down
Interserve has announced its chief executive will step down at the end of the year with her responsibilities devolved to the company’s three main divisions.
LGA loans more cash to commercial arm
Smith Square lent its commercial arm £2m at the start of the year and last month provided further funding, it has emerged.
Oxford and Reading top city performance list
Cities have largely recovered economically from the 2007/08 financial crisis but must now focus on housing affordability and health-related issues, according to PwC and Demos.
Mayor welcomes British Steel rescue deal
Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen has described a rescue deal for the manufacturer British Steel as ‘wonderful’.
IFS research claims councils need billions more in funding
Councils will need billions of extra pounds worth of funding in the next parliament if they are to meet the rising cost of adult social care, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has calculated.