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

FINANCE

'Nothing should be off the table' – CIPFA chief

By Heather Jameson | 18 July 2024

Abandoned Conservative policies for fixing local government finance should remain on the table, t...

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...

FINANCE

Tax reform law passed in Wales

By Dan Peters | 17 July 2024

The Senedd yesterday passed a Bill to reform business rates and council tax in Wales.

PROCUREMENT

It's time to rewrite the social contract

By Tess Godley | 16 July 2024

There are tools to address the challenges facing public services without big spending commitments...

FINANCE

Crowdfunding's power to transform

By Frank Kibble | 15 July 2024

Frank Kibble looks at examples of how crowdfunding has been successfully used by local government...

AUDIT

Rise in sustainability and governance weaknesses

By Martin Ford | 12 July 2024

Weaknesses in councils’ financial sustainability and governance are increasing, according to evid...

FINANCE

Mapley calls for innovative solutions to audit

By Heather Jameson | 12 July 2024

Nothing is off the table when it comes to fixing the audit system, the new chief executive of the...

FINANCE

A new opportunity to grasp old challenges

By Owen Mapley | 12 July 2024

Securing funding stability, public trust and greater collaboration are among the priorities for C...

POLITICS

Searching for stability

By Greg Hayes | 11 July 2024

Greg Hayes looks ahead to what we can expect from the new Labour Government.

FINANCE

Solace presses for multi-year settlements

By Mark Conrad | 11 July 2024

Multi-year finance settlements are ‘far and away the biggest thing’ the new government could do t...

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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

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Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

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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