Town halls must find more cash for wages

By Dan Peters and Paul Marinko | 06 April 2022

Councils have been warned they will have to find more in their budgets to fund the sector’s increasing wage bill.

Most councils have budgeted for an increase of around 2% for future pay awards but many are now planning to revisit this amid significant increases in the rate of inflation.

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