Wiltshire appoints first sole chief for a decade
Wiltshire Council has announced it will have a single chief executive for the first time since it scrapped the post in late 2011.
Council may have to issue s114, warns CIPFA
Windsor & Maidenhead RBC may not be able to set a legal budget in future years and may have to issue a Section 114 notice, finance experts have warned.
Former MHCLG officials mooted for cabinet job
Two former Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) officials are among the candidates tipped to take over from the ousted cabinet secretary.
Surrey CC director dies suddenly
Surrey CC director of children’s services, Dave Hill, died suddenly last night, the council has announced.
Rugby's Norburn to leave sector
Rugby BC’s most senior officer has announced his departure more than 30 years after joining the council.
Central Beds chief announces plan to retire
Central Bedfordshire Council chief executive Richard Carr has announced he will retire at the end of this year after 25 years as a chief executive.
South Ribble chief executive resigns
South Ribble BC’s chief executive has resigned after a year on ‘special leave’.
Dartford chief dies after fatal heart attack
Dartford BC managing director Graham Harris has died after suffering a heart attack.
Test Valley names new chief
Andy Ferrier has been appointed as the new chief executive of Test Valley BC, following the retirement of Roger Tetstall last month.
Dacorum chief executive announces retirement
Sally Marshall has announced her retirement after over 30 years of local government service.
Cotswold to recruit chief executive
The council will create the new post following the retirement of head of paid service Nigel Adams.
Hughes gets key OBR role
A former Treasury director has been nominated to become the next chair of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the public finances watchdog.
Northamptonshire unitary unveils top team
George Candler has been appointed interim chief executive by the West Northamptonshire Shadow Authority.
Borough chief dies with COVID-19
The chief executive of Swale BC, Mark Radford, has died after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, the council has announced.
Nottingham City announces new chief
Nottingham City Council has appointed a district council chief as its new permanent chief executive.
Bristol to bring back chief executive
Bristol City Council will bring back the role of chief executive – three years after scrapping the position.
Malvern Hills and Wychavon confirm new chief
Malvern Hills and Wychavon DCs have confirmed Vic Allison will be their new chief executive.
Joint chief executive for districts
Two districts hope to save more than £15m over 10 years by appointing a joint chief executive and forming a strategic alliance.
Adur and Worthing hire communities director
Adur and Worthing Councils have appointed, Dr Catherine Howe, to head their work on improving services to their communities.
Chief executive payment decisions 'not lawful'
‘Proper procedures’ were not followed and decisions to make payments to a council chief executive were ‘not lawfully made,’ an independent investigation has found.