Solace Summit: Northamptonshire chief calls for public sector 'alarm system'
The chief executive officer of Conservative-run Northamptonshire CC has called for a public sector ‘alarm system’ to prevent other councils failing.
Chief executive ‘on a period of leave’ as pay investigation begins
Surrey Heath BC has moved to quash rumours chief executive Karen Whelan had been suspended.
Living wage boost would benefit hundreds of thousands of council staff
Workers stand to gain from politicians' pledges to increase the National Living Wage.
Capita to pay Real Living Wage from April
Capita has said it will pay all UK employees a minimum of the Real Living Wage from April, increasing the salaries of almost 6,000 employees.
Chief executives demand same pay rise as employees
The trade union for council chief executives has demanded employers give them the same pay rise as other local government staff.
Council considers scrapping chief's role
Hertsmere BC is considering plans to delete its chief executive role with the current post holder on sick leave.
White Van Man on... university pay
I thought council chiefs were paid a fortune till I discovered what university bosses earn.
Council chiefs' pay trails university bosses - research
Salaries for council chief executives are substantially lower than for university vice-chancellors, new Local Government Association (LGA) research has revealed.
Pay claim would cost sector £1bn
A demand for a 10% pay rise and minimum wage of £10 per hour would cost local government more than £1bn, employers have warned.
LGA: exit pay cap could inflate 'golden goodbye' values
The cash value of local government 'golden goodbyes' could increase if the Treasury proceeds with plans to cap public sector exit payments, Smith Square has warned.
EXCLUSIVE: Unison to make 'bold' pay claim
Unison is poised to ask local government employers for a 10% pay rise in a ‘bold’ claim being submitted for 2020/21, The MJ has learnt.
Has the sector turned its back on the race to the bottom mentality?
We need to be honest in local government about the value of attracting high calibre people, according to Claire Kober.
Let's get serious about decent pay
If we are serious about building a resilient northern economy then we need to start with the people who live and work here, says Sarah Longlands
Mind the gap
Local government has made progress in narrowing the gender pay gap since last year – but solutions need to be in place for much longer to have an impact.
There's some cheer here for town hall bosses
Ipsos MORI's latest survey might bring cheer to some readers fed up with TaxPayers' Alliance press releases about town hall bosses on allegedly vast salaries, says Ben Page
Treasury announces details of £95k exit payment cap
A £95,000 cap on local government exit payments will be implemented despite the sector being responsible for less than a tenth of public sector pay-outs.
Forget the clickbait – the ‘Rich List’ shows fair pay
Another year, another TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) 'Town Hall Rich List' hits the headlines, But the vast majority of chief executives are awarded fair pay for an increasingly complex, high profile, high risk role, says Heather Jameson.
We need to give the full picture about high earners
Some facts were missing from this week's TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) 'Town Hall Rich List', says Michael Burton.
Chiefs hit back at 'rich list'
Chief executives have hit back at claims from the Taxpayers’ Alliance pressure group that more local authority staff are being paid six-figure salaries.
Nottingham City narrows gender pay gap
Nottingham City Council has narrowed its gender pay gap to a mean average pay gap of 3.1%, down from 4.2% last year.