Local authority third-party spend rises 17% to £83bn
PROCUREMENT

Local authority third-party spend rises 17% to £83bn

By Lee Peart | 10 July 2024

Local authority third-party spend rose by 10% on 2021 to £82.7bn in 2023, with vulnerable citizens and public health (41%) and buildings (24%) the largest categories.

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Asylum dispersals tied to pressure on services

By EXCLUSIVE by Dan Peters | 26 June 2024

Existing pressures on housing and services will determine the distribution of asylum seekers this...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Going back to our roots

By Jackie Sadek | 25 June 2024

Government in all its forms was good at encouraging private sector investment into places before ...

INFRASTRUCTURE

Getting public infrastructure back on track

By Mark Robinson | 18 June 2024

We have reached a critical juncture for public infrastructure, says Mark Robinson. Accelerated pr...

BUSINESS

£205bn cost of eradicating social housing waiting list

By Emily Twinch | 11 June 2024

The price tag for building a home for each household on English housing waiting lists would be mo...

BUSINESS

Welsh editors in warning over council tax notice law

By Emily Twinch | 11 June 2024

Editors in Wales have issued a warning over the Welsh Government’s plans to stop council tax noti...

BUSINESS

UKMBA still reliant on LGA

By Martin Ford | 10 June 2024

The UK Municipal Bonds Agency (UKMBA) remains dependent on support from the Local Government Asso...

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

High Court judge in trees ruling

By Mark Conrad | 31 May 2024

Councils and developers relying on planning permission exemptions to preservation orders cannot a...

BUSINESS

Biffa buys Renewi business

By Dan Peters | 30 May 2024

Biffa has today entered into an agreement to acquire Renewi’s municipal business in the UK.

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 ...

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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