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LABOUR

Tirelessly toiling for us all

By Jonathan Carr-West | 04 July 2024

Elections couldn’t happen without the hard work of local government – yet it has been rarely mentioned during the campaign, writes Dr Jonathan Carr-West

BUSINESS RATES

We can fix the system

By Greg Stride | 25 June 2024

Amid rising costs to the sector, the prospect of local government keeping a share of national tax...

LOCAL DEMOCRACY

Where's the trust?

By Jonathan Carr-West | 07 May 2024

LGIU research sheds light on the ever greater decline of public trust in government. Dr Jonathan ...

ELECTIONS

Battle lines drawn for local elections

By Martin Ford | 03 April 2024

Rows over levelling up have dominated the opening clashes as campaigning kicked off for next mont...

LGIU

Carving out a financial solution

By Jonathan Carr-West | 13 March 2024

With local government currently in the spotlight in General Election year, Dr Jonathan Carr-West ...

FINANCE

Freedom to be and to do

By Jonathan Carr-West | 15 January 2024

Local government needs a multi-year sustainable funding settlement; central government needs to t...

FINANCE

Scottish finance settlement 'is not enough'

By Martin Ford | 19 December 2023

The Scottish Government has said councils will receive the equivalent of a 5% council tax increas...

FINANCE

Call for MPs' help over 'inadequate' settlement

By Martin Ford | 18 December 2023

Councils are to turn to MPs to make the case to the Government following the announcement of an ‘...

FINANCE

One in four Scottish councils have doubts over budgets

By Martin Ford | 12 December 2023

One in four Scottish councils fear they will be unable to balance their 2024-25 budgets, a new Lo...

FINANCE

One in five councils 'likely' to issue section 114

By Martin Ford | 06 December 2023

Almost one in five councils believe bankruptcy is likely within two years, while doubt hangs over...

PLANNING

The next level begins

By Martin Ford | 08 November 2023

Last month saw the Levelling Up Act receive Royal Assent, but what will that actually mean for lo...

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

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