Squaring the circle
KING'S SPEECH

Squaring the circle

By Seb Lowe | 18 July 2024

Joe Montgomery and Seb Lowe review the King’s Speech, and they conclude the sector is well placed to help the Starmer government find solutions to several conundrums

HR

Get ready for a public service renaissance

By Pam Parkes | 17 July 2024

Pam Parkes sets out how local government HR can seize the opportunity to help shape the Governmen...

KING'S SPEECH

King's Speech: A plan for devolution

By Heather Jameson | 17 July 2024

The new Labour Government has set out a widespread plan for devolution and economic growth in its...

FINANCE

The new Government will need to be radical early

By Nicole Wood | 17 July 2024

'The good news is that local government has the expertise to enable financial sustainability, wor...

DEVOLUTION

Re-setting and re-shaping our regions

By Laura Hughes | 10 July 2024

More devolution is one of the key legacies of the Conservative government, but how will a Labour ...

GENERAL ELECTION

So much to be done and it all starts now

By Heather Jameson | 10 July 2024

A commitment to devolve down must include regional, sub-regional, local and hyper-local governmen...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

To govern is to choose

By Andrew Carter | 08 July 2024

The new Government has a choice to use its mandate to make the tough decisions to pursue growth, ...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Why Labour must seize the moment for a new kind of growth

By Annabel Smith | 08 July 2024

The new Government must take a bold approach to inclusive growth if it is to fulfil its electoral...

GENERAL ELECTION

The most predictable and yet surprising General Election

By Duncan Flynn | 08 July 2024

The confirmation that Angela Rayner, Matthew Pennycook and Jim McMahon will form the core Ministe...

GENERAL ELECTION

So what now?

By Heather Jameson | 08 July 2024

The challenge that faces Angela Rayner now is tackling inequality and poor economic performance i...

GENERAL ELECTION

A good time for the sector to have friends in high places

By Jonathan Werran | 05 July 2024

Jonathan Werran asks what the sector can expect from the new government, and says stopping more s...

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).

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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