South Gloucestershire appoints David Perry as chief executive
A round-up of the latest personnel moves in local government.
Carmarthenshire announces new chief executive
Wendy Walters will take up the mantle following the retirement of current chief executive Mark James, who led the council for 17 years.
New Blackburn with Darwen chief takes inspiration from predecessor
Denise Park has started her new role as Blackburn with Darwen BC’s chief executive.
Dudley appoints new chief executive
Kevin O’Keefe will take over from Sarah Norman next month.
Bath & North East Somerset chief executive to retire
Ashley Ayre is set to leave the authority at the end of September after 13 years of service.
Dwayne Johnson appointed as Sefton chief
Sefton Council has formally approved the appointment of Dwayne Johnson as its new chief executive and head of paid service.
Porter confirmed as new Luton chief
Luton BC’s deputy chief executive has been promoted to the authority’s top job.
'Productivity deals' with big business needed to jump-start local economies
Councils should strike ‘productivity deals’ with the biggest businesses in their region to ensure residents benefit from private sector growth, a new report urged today.
Scarborough to appoint new chief executive
Scarborough BC is expected to appoint Michael Greene as its new chief executive next month.
Working together for Islington’s future
Asima Shaikh outlines the ground-breaking steps Islington LBC has been taking to reduce poverty and improve employment options for the area’s residents.
'Resilience among top skills needed by council chief executives'
Personal resilience and storytelling skills are among the most important for new chief executives, according to a new survey.
Islington chief Lesley Seary announces retirement
Lesley Seary has today announced she will be retiring after eight years as chief executive at Islington LBC.
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.