Rise in sustainability and governance weaknesses
AUDIT

Rise in sustainability and governance weaknesses

By Martin Ford | 12 July 2024

Weaknesses in councils’ financial sustainability and governance are increasing, according to evidence uncovered in a newly-published report.

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...

LOCAL AUDIT

Beyond local audit's backlog

By Neil Harris | 10 July 2024

A new government brings an opportunity to implement longer-term reforms to local audit and help s...

COMBINED AUTHORITY

Devolution: arresting the downward spiral

By Paul Collier | 10 July 2024

Paul Collier says, thanks to combined authorities, many broken regions will have the agency requi...

GENERAL ELECTION

Unpicking what 'hard choices' means

By Caroline Green | 10 July 2024

Hard choices need to be not only about things we cannot afford in the short-term, but the things ...

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 citizen...

FINANCE

Council spending down to £113bn

By Michael Burton | 08 July 2024

English councils spent £113.5bn in 2022/23 of which almost two thirds was on education and social...

FINANCE

Chancellor announces return of housing targets

By Martin Ford | 08 July 2024

Labour’s new chancellor Rachel Reeves has announced the return of compulsory housebuilding targets.

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Regeneration Manager

£52,219 to £55,574 per Annum

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area Apply for this job

Wyre Forest District Council

Head of Schools HR Service

HOS2 £64,746 - £83,202

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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

frederica-diamanta

Regeneration Manager

£52,219 to £55,574 per Annum

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area Apply for this job

Wyre Forest District Council

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