DLUHC claims four-day week council saw spike in agency staff

By Mark Conrad | 30 January 2024

South Cambridgeshire DC’s controversial four-day week trial is under fresh scrutiny after data revealed a spike in agency work and opponents challenged costs.

The district was issued with a best value notice by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities in November 2023, amid concerns that giving staff an extra day off weekly could become costly.

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Budgets and efficiency HR Politics Council staff DLUHC