PFI troubles ahead
PFI

PFI troubles ahead

By Caroline Mostowfi | 16 July 2024

Caroline Mostowfi outlines the challenges of Private Finance Initiative expiry and why it is time for councils to act now to proactively influence the way their contracts end

LGA

Matching up to a new Government

By Paul Marinko | 16 July 2024

New LGA chair Louise Gittins tells Paul Marinko how she plans to pick up the pace to net the sect...

HOUSING

Council housing landlords warn of £2.2bn 'black hole'

By William Eichler | 11 July 2024

Twenty of England’s largest local authority landlords have warned that the council housing financ...

HOUSING

West Yorkshire mayor unveils plans to deliver 38,000 homes

By William Eichler | 11 July 2024

West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin has unveiled plans to deliver more than 38,000 homes across the...

HOUSING

Ombudsman takes councils to task over leaks

By Martin Ford | 11 July 2024

Twelve councils have been highlighted in a report detailing findings of severe maladministration.

PLANNING

Councils' concerns over planning overhaul

By Martin Ford | 10 July 2024

Councils have expressed reservations over the return of compulsory housebuilding targets announce...

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...

GENERAL ELECTION

As ever the challenge will be execution

By By Ben Page | 09 July 2024

If parties campaign in poetry and govern in prose, after a thrilling campaign, the fun starts her...

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, ...

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.

GENERAL ELECTION

Managing the art of the possible

By Rob Whiteman CBE | 08 July 2024

Despite the urgent issues in local government that need addressing by the new Government, the rea...

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frederica-diamanta

Assistant Director of Streetscene, Community Safety and Enforcement

£63,391 - £70,094 per annum (pay award pending)

Our corporate vision is to be a dynamic, self sufficient and flexible Council that delivers excellent services Apply for this job

Bolsover District Council

Director of Culture, Leisure, and Tourism

£101,916 & benefits

Southend-on-Sea is a place like no other. Apply for this job

Southend-on-Sea City Council

Social Enterprise Manager - WMF1260e

Grade 17 £53,775 - £55,963

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Safe and Strong Communities team. Apply for this job

Westmorland and Furness Council