Local government employment down 2%
Local government employment has fallen by 2% over the last year, new figures have shown.
Dudley chief to join Barnsley
Sarah Norman is poised to become the new chief executive at Barnsley MBC.
Interim Beattie secures permanent role
Stirling Council has confirmed Carol Beattie as its new chief executive officer.
Birmingham axes COO role following Probert departure
Angela Probert has announced her departure from Birmingham City Council after almost three years in post.
Bailey set to take reins at Sutton
Helen Bailey is set to become the permanent chief executive of Sutton LBC.
SOLACE recruits former Localis chief executive
Alex Thomson has been announced as head of policy at the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE).
Local government director general to leave ministry
The director general of local government Dr Jo Farrar is to leave the ministry later this year, it has been announced.
Hundreds of Birmingham refuse workers to strike weekly
More than 300 refuse workers have announced they will begin two days of strike action a week in an escalation of the ongoing industrial dispute with Birmingham City Council.
Sefton chief executive Carney announces retirement
Sefton Council’s chief executive Margaret Carney has announced that she will retire in May.
Lancaster announces interim chief
Lancaster City Council’s assistant chief executive will step up to head the authority’s officers for six months.
CQC appoints new adult care chief
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Kate Terroni as chief inspector of adult social care.
Leijser to leave behind ‘strong’ Isles of Scilly
Chief executive Theo Leijser has announced he will be leaving the Council of the Isles of Scilly.
McKenzie-Folan to take the helm at Wigan
Wigan MBC’s deputy chief executive has been promoted to the top role.
New public services MD appointed in Capita restructure
Capita has appointed Simon Freeman to the position of managing director of its local public services business.
Tributes to Bournemouth MD ahead of redundancy
Bournemouth BC’s managing director Jane Portman has been made redundant ahead of April’s reorganisation in Dorset.
Northern LGPS appoints Wirral councillor as chair
Northern LGPS (Local Government Pension Scheme) has appointed Cllr Paul Doughty as its new chair.
London CIV announces new chief
A pension investment company has appointed Mike O’Donnell as chief executive.
New social care chief joins Nottinghamshire CC
Nottinghamshire CC has appointed a new corporate director for adult social care and health.
Scarborough chief leaves to ‘explore new challenges’
Scarborough BC’s chief executive has announced he will leave the authority later this year.
Havant and East Hampshire announce joint interim chief
An interim chief executive has been appointed to take the reins of East Hampshire DC and Havant BC.