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

PLANNING

Government go-ahead for solar farms in face of opposition

By Martin Ford | 16 July 2024

Ministers have green-lighted three large-scale solar farms in the face of local opposition, havin...

PLANNING

Councils' concerns over planning overhaul

By Martin Ford | 10 July 2024

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

INFRASTRUCTURE

Looking to the future

By Adele Gritten | 26 June 2024

Whichever party succeeds will need more, not less; the public sector will need support from organ...

WHITEHALL

Questions raised over funding for housebuilding pledges

By Ellie Ames | 19 June 2024

A think-tank has warned a lack of cash for affordable housing will make political parties’ ambiti...

WHITEHALL

What the public wants

By Ben Page | 18 June 2024

Ben Page says if councils can show they can be an effective force, it will encourage the public t...

INFRASTRUCTURE

Getting public infrastructure back on track

By Mark Robinson | 18 June 2024

We have reached a critical juncture for public infrastructure, says Mark Robinson. Accelerated pr...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Leading the charge for net zero

By Niall Bolger | 11 June 2024

With the right support from the incoming government and by learning from successful initiatives l...

FINANCE

London loan concept could be expanded

By Dan Peters | 11 June 2024

A £190m loan to support the decarbonisation of buildings, energy and transport systems across Lon...

PLANNING

Climate action: Give us the tools so we can get the job done

By Cllr Pete Sudbury | 03 June 2024

Cllr Dr Pete Sudbury says councils are the best bodies for delivering local climate action. He ca...

FINANCE

New approach to Council Climate Action Scorecards is launched

By Annie Pickering | 29 May 2024

Annie Pickering explains what’s changed in the updated Council Climate Action Scorecards methodol...

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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

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

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