Councils bring back joint chief executive role
Two local authorities have reinstated the position of joint chief executive after sector peers said it would ‘drive the councils into the future’.
Chief retires as leader demands change
South Cambridgeshire DC’s nine-month-old Lib Dem administration has announced that chief executive Beverly Agass is retiring from her post.
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.
Chief's future hangs in balance
The future of South Cambridgeshire DC’s absent chief executive, Beverly Agass, will be discussed behind closed doors at a meeting of the council’s employment committee this afternoon.
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.
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.
Mursell to leave Kier
Kier has announced that chief executive Haydn Mursell will leave the business ‘with immediate effect’.
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.
Lambeth leader steps down to run anti-violence unit
Lambeth LBC leader Lib peck has announced she will be stepping down to take on a new role at the Greater London Authority.
Rowlands takes on top job at Camden
Camden LBC is to welcome a new chief executive and deputy to replace Mike Cooke who will step down in March.