Building a future
Women working in the construction industry are very much in the minority, but they could be a valuable source of much-needed skills especially post-Brexit. Mark Whitehead reports on a round table discussion attended by executives from industry and [..]
Getting a grip on children’s services costs
Although the focus of social services budgets is on adult care costs, it is children’s services that are rapidly becoming an even greater challenge for hard-pressed education authorities, especially when it comes to the bill for looked-after [..]
The diversity challenge
How can council workforces become more diverse, especially at the top? A group of senior local government directors and chief executives debated the challenges at a round table debate hosted by The MJ and Green Park. Michael Burton reports.