Intervention shift signalled with plans to boost watchdog
IMPROVEMENT

Intervention shift signalled with plans to boost watchdog

By By Heather Jameson | 18 July 2024

The new Government is to change its tone on local government intervention – with a possible push towards more oversight in a beefed up watchdog.

IMPROVEMENT

Leader resigns after section 114 warning

By William Eichler | 18 July 2024

The leader of Cheshire East Council resigned yesterday ahead of a vote of no confidence after a r...

FUTURE VISION

Radical thinking for real solutions

By Rob Miller | 17 July 2024

Rob Miller argues councils need to remember their innovative past and sets out his five crucial s...

CARE QUALITY COMMISSION

Top tips for handling CQC

By Lucy Rush | 01 July 2024

Hertfordshire CC's adult social care services were recently rated Good by the Care Quality Commis...

HEALTH

Labour plan to reduce delayed discharges

By Paul Marinko | 20 June 2024

Labour is reportedly planning to buy thousands of beds in care homes in an effort to reduce the p...

FINANCE

King recognises council chiefs in honours

By Emily Twinch | 17 June 2024

Current and former local authority bosses have been recognised in this year’s King’s Birthday Hon...

FINANCE

IFS: Funding increases have not reversed austerity

By Emily Twinch | 10 June 2024

Local authorities in England have outspent cash boosts in the past few years, leaving core fundin...

CHIEF EXECUTIVES

Roney to become Birmingham's managing director

By Heather Jameson | 06 June 2024

Manchester City Council chief executive Joanne Roney has been announced as the managing director ...

LOCAL DEMOCRACY

Fortifying local democracy

By Mo Baines | 03 June 2024

A new report points towards a failure from the perspective of councillors of devolution and local...

CHIEF EXECUTIVES

Brum boss search still on track

By Heather Jameson | 29 May 2024

The pace of improvement at Birmingham City Council could be hampered by the surprise General Elec...

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Tower Hamlets Best Value Inspection extended

By Mark Conrad | 28 May 2024

The Best Value Inspection (BVI) team at Tower Hamlets LBC has extended its work to include the co...

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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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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