Managing the art of the possible
GENERAL ELECTION

Managing the art of the possible

By Rob Whiteman CBE | 08 July 2024

Despite the urgent issues in local government that need addressing by the new government the reality is that reform will be about achieving what is possible in the short and medium terms, says Rob ...

HEALTH

Labour plan to reduce delayed discharges

By Paul Marinko | 20 June 2024

Labour is reportedly planning to buy thousands of beds in care homes in an effort to reduce the p...

FINANCE

Avoiding the iceberg

By David Phillips | 18 June 2024

David Phillips suggests steps the next government and councils should take to alleviate the secto...

WHITEHALL

Councils and NHS row over Better Care Fund use

By Dan Peters | 18 June 2024

Some Integrated Care Boards (ICB) are seeking to challenge or repurpose the parts of the Better C...

FINANCE

Cash-strapped Slough BC faces going £11m over budget

By William Eichler | 13 June 2024

Slough BC’s leadership should take ‘immediate action’ as the council is at risk of going £11m ove...

FINANCE

Lib Dem bid to fix care and end council funding crisis

By Emily Twinch | 10 June 2024

The Lib Dems have pledged multi-year settlements and a cross-party solution for social care to he...

DIGITAL

Facilitating tech enabled lives

By Austin Macauley | 07 June 2024

A recent round table focused on shifting to an approach that puts digital at the centre of a tran...

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Whitehall warning over 'heightened' care provider failure risk

By Dan Peters | 04 June 2024

The risk of adult social care provider failure is ‘currently heightened due to additional pressur...

BUSINESS

BT: Too many councils failing to engage

By Mark Conrad | 21 May 2024

‘Too many’ councils are failing to engage with telecoms giant BT as it works to switch customers ...

SOCIAL CARE

Unlocking the potential of technology-enabled care

By Robert Turnbull | 20 May 2024

Robert Turnbull and Alyson Scurfield look at how to build the investment case for technology-enab...

FINANCE

LGA: Care Act hope has faded

By Dan Peters | 14 May 2024

Only around two thirds of councils are confident of being able to meet all their legal duties und...

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frederica-diamanta

Head of Schools HR Service

HOS2 £64,746 - £83,202

Are you ready to lead and innovate in the world of education HR? Apply for this job

Enfield London Borough Council

Legal Services Manager & Deputy Monitoring Officer

£52,381 - £54,523 per annum (pay award pending)

Mansfield District Council is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lawyer. Apply for this job

Mansfield District Council

Service Lead – Performance and Insight

Grade 16, £70,072 per annum.

Premium jobWigan Council is an amazing place to get great things done. Apply for this job

Wigan Council