Denbighshire promotes Boase to chief executive
Denbighshire CC has announced the appointment of its new chief executive.
Review launched into chief's departure
Pembrokeshire CC’s interim boss has commissioned an independent review into the ‘severance arrangements’ linked to the departure of former chief executive Ian Westley.
MHCLG to review local resilience forums
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is to review the role, responsibilities and accountabilities of local resilience forums (LRF).
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority names new chief
Eileen Milner will take over the chief executive role in the autumn.
Government insists Everyone In is 'continuing'
The Government has insisted the Everyone In programme is ‘continuing’ despite reportedly suggesting to some councils that they should close their hotels for rough sleepers.
Sticking with simplicity
To say that The MJ’s chief executive of the year Chris Naylor has had a busy year is an understatement. He talks to Heather Jameson about what he loves doing – reforming organisations to 'do some remarkable things’.
EXCLUSIVE: Councils push back over reserves raid threat
Council chiefs have pushed back as the Treasury eyes up the sector’s reserves in the run up to this year’s Spending Review, The MJ understands.
Chief executive retires after 43-year career
Bassetlaw DC's Neil Taylor has announced he will step down next month following four decades in local government.
Internal candidate confirmed as Merton chief executive
Hannah Doody has been formally confirmed following a vote by councillors.
Half may miss September audit deadline
A top auditor has predicted that as many as half of councils may miss this year’s September 30 audit deadline.
Surrey councils to share management
Guildford and Waverley BCs have agreed to share a single senior management team, including a chief executive, directors and heads of service.
Hackney appoints new chief executive
Mark Carroll will take on the role later this year, subject to approval at full council later this month.
Section 114 chief: We will not be the last
Slough Council’s chief executive this week urged other sector bosses to ‘trust your intuition’ to avoid their local authority following in her Section 114 footsteps.
Quarantine hotel consultation call
Council leaders have called for the Government to consult with local authorities before quarantine hotels are opened in their areas.
Slough becomes second council to issue Section 114 in a year
Slough Council has become the second local authority in less than a year to issue a dreaded Section 114 notice.
Chief speaks out after staff targeted by campaigners
A council chief executive has condemned the action of campaigners who sent emails to planning officers suggesting they would lose their jobs.
Rough sleeping fears amid Everyone In wind down
Fears that rough sleepers will again become a fixture on Britain’s streets have emerged as the successful Everyone In programme comes to an end.
'Inspirational' Ritchie to step down
Newcastle City Council’s ‘inspirational’ chief executive Pat Ritchie has today announced she will stand down in the autumn after eight-and-a-half years in the role.
Council chief tells staff of ‘bleak’ financial picture
Slough Council’s chief executive Josie Wragg has warned the council faces a ‘bleak’ financial situation in a video message sent to employees.
London Councils acting chief to leave
Acting chief executive at London Councils, Dick Sorabji, has announced he will be leaving in search of new challenges.