FINANCE

Council and Premier League club in stadium row

By Mark Conrad | 10 May 2024

Nottingham City Council has warned ‘no local authority can subsidise a Premier League football club’ amid an escalating row over Nottingham Forest FC’s iconic stadium.

FINANCE

Brum proposes £300m cuts

By William Eichler | 20 February 2024

Cash-strapped Birmingham City Council will cut spending on services by £300m to balance its books.

FINANCE

Local Government – no fat anymore

By Ian Fletcher | 06 February 2024

Only the 'bare bones' are left within local authorities and the property sector is already feelin...

COUNCIL TAX

Call for council tax overhaul

By Ellie Ames | 26 January 2024

Work should begin now on the ‘long-overdue’ revaluation of all domestic properties in England to ...

FINANCE

Council looks to address £100m 'black hole'

By Ellie Ames | 01 November 2023

Somerset Council is considering measures, including reducing staffing and cutting services to sta...

FINANCE

Cash-strapped councils forced to sell £15bn of assets

By William Eichler | 21 September 2023

About 75,000 assets worth £15bn have been sold by cash-strapped English councils since 2010, acco...

COMMERCIALISM

Unlocking financial value through partnership

By Daniella Barrow | 11 September 2023

Senior director of Norse Consulting Daniella Barrow believes that joint ventures offer a model fo...

WHITEHALL

Progress on devolution 'too slow' - LGA vice-president

By Dan Peters | 16 June 2023

A Local Government Association vice-president has expressed ‘serious concerns about the Governmen...

ENERGY

Council temporarily closes county hall over spiralling energy costs

By Laura Sharman | 06 October 2022

Wakefield Council will temporarily close its county hall building in a bid to save on rising ener...

LEGAL

Former Haringey leader takes legal action against Ombudsman

By William Eichler | 03 May 2022

Former leader of Haringey LBC, Joseph Ejiofor, has issued legal proceedings to challenge the Loca...

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Maximising the potential of vacant municipal property stock

By Stuart Woolgar | 01 April 2022

With so many vacant properties post-pandemic, installing property guardians ca cut the costs of s...

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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

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

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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