WHITEHALL

Pension funds told to report annually on pooling progress

By Mark Conrad | 17 May 2024

Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds should report annually on progress against pooling and private equity investments, fresh guidance has said.

FINANCE

Sort out housing through invest-to-save

By Tracy Bingham | 07 May 2024

As the sector's macro financial dilemma becomes more widely and better understood, so too should ...

WHITEHALL

Blow to council hopes for cash boost

By Michael Burton | 23 April 2024

The prospect of extra cash for councils has faded further with the latest public finance figures ...

WHITEHALL

The dead hand of centralism holds back productivity

By Ian Miller | 20 March 2024

If councils had the tools, most if not all of them could by now have set fees to recover the full...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Desperately seeking a long-term diagnosis

By Iain Murray | 11 March 2024

A successful economy needs to be built around world-class infrastructure  - and skilled, healthy ...

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP OF MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES

Budget leaves councils in peril

By Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton | 08 March 2024

Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton says many will highlight that cuts in local government spending mean th...

ADULT SOCIAL CARE

Autumn's big Statement

By Sir Bob Neill | 08 January 2024

Sir Bob Neill welcomes the Autumn Statement’s response to councils’ calls for action on the Local...

WELFARE

DWP fails to commit to continuing Household Support Fund

08 January 2024

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has failed to commit to making the Household Support F...

FINANCE

Sunak vows to keep public spending down

By Heather Jameson | 08 January 2024

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has kicked off election year with a promise to keep public spending do...

PLANNING

The prospect of a decent settlement has since been dashed

By Tracy Bingham | 13 December 2023

Most councils will have to make full use of the limited capacity within the council tax referendu...

COUNTY COUNCILS' NETWORK

No Christmas cheer from Gove the Grinch

By Heather Jameson | 13 December 2023

In a year that Michael Gove handed £1.9bn in departmental underspends back to the Treasury, and t...

frederica-diamanta

Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

An ambitious City – fancy a challenge? Apply for this job

Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.

A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Apply for this job

Wirral Borough Council

frederica-diamanta

Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

An ambitious City – fancy a challenge? Apply for this job

Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.

A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Apply for this job

Wirral Borough Council