Future Forum North: Workplace cultures fail to keep pace with technology
The digital revolution in the modern workplace must now be matched by a culture shift, it has been argued.
Tory state aid proposals spark controversy
Questions have been raised over plans to loosen state aid rules post-Brexit under a Conservative government.
Leading light in regeneration to leave Manchester City Council
Eddie Smith has announced he will stand down as strategic director of growth and development.
New chief executive appointed at Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute Council has announced the appointment of Pippa Milne as chief executive.
Norwich poised to appoint new chief executive
The city council will vote on the preferred candidate next week
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.
Mayor welcomes British Steel rescue deal
Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen has described a rescue deal for the manufacturer British Steel as ‘wonderful’.
Kier shares fall following debt sale reports
Kier’s share price has slumped amid reports hedge funds have been buying up debt from lenders.
North West Leicestershire appoints strategic director
Andy Barton has been appointed as strategic director at North West Leicestershire DC.
Empower cities to help people back into work
Most commentators agree that, despite Britain’s economic uncertainty, the labour market remains robust. But go below these national headlines and explore the labour market in different cities across the country and a more complicated picture emerges.
Mitchell appointed Charnwood chief
Charnwood BC has welcomed new chief executive Rob Mitchell into the role.
Cheltenham BC recruits chief from private sector
Gareth Edmundson has been announced as the new chief executive of Cheltenham BC.
Sheffield chief executive ends 11-year tenure
Sheffield City Council chief executive John Mothersole has announced he will retire at the end of the year
New directors added in Newham restructure
Newham LBC has unveiled two new additions to its corporate management team.
Taking a fresh approach to procurement
Laura Church explains how Luton BC’s new procurement strategy will immediately benefit people in the town while the council develops other longer-term plans to eradicate poverty
Council reaches £674k settlement with union
An employment tribunal brought by Unison against Somerset CC will not go ahead after they agreed to settle out of court.
St Helens chief to leave
The chief executive of St Helens MBC is to step down from the role next week, it has been announced.
Tandridge chief resigns
The chief executive of Tandridge DC has announced she is stepping down at the end of the month.
Ashfield to appoint first female chief
Carol Cooper-Smith is to be appointed interim chief executive of Ashfield DC.
Finance chief to take on Brum boss role
Birmingham City Council’s chief finance officer Clive Heaphy is to act up as chief executive when current incumbent Dawn Baxendale leaves the post.