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Directors urge action ahead of new immigration rules

By Paul Marinko | 13 August 2019

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has urged action as Government cons...

Government stands firm after Pickles plea

By Paul Marinko | 12 August 2019

The Government has said it ‘would not be appropriate’ to pay legal costs to whistleblowers in ele...

Council to change finance approach after review

By Paul Marinko | 07 August 2019

Warrington BC has ‘consistently overspent’ against parts of its budget and needs to change its ap...

EXCLUSIVE: Two LEPs still do not have legal personality

By Paul Marinko | 07 August 2019

Two local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) have been granted extensions due to ‘exceptional circums...

Council contributes to first UK sandscaping scheme

By Paul Marinko | 06 August 2019

North Norfolk DC has contributed to the UK’s first sandscaping scheme to prevent further erosion ...

Woodford investors should have had clearer warnings

By Paul Marinko | 06 August 2019

Kent CC and other investors in City heavyweight Neil Woodford’s fund should have been given clear...

Call for leaders to be given seat at top table

By Paul Marinko | 05 August 2019

A council of UK civic leaders chaired by the Prime Minister and mayors on the Privy Council are a...

Report discovers little assurance on council-owned company governance

By Paul Marinko | 01 August 2019

A Hertsmere BC audit report has only given ‘limited assurance’ that its governance of council-own...

Brokenshire in unitary unanimity move

By Paul Marinko | 23 July 2019

Future unitary bids will only be considered if they are ‘coalescing around a single option,’ the ...

Children's services progress 'slow and uneven'

By Paul Marinko | 22 July 2019

Ofsted has described the progress of Reading BC to improve its children’s services as ‘slow, unev...