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 taxes could be a huge step towards tackling the problem. Greg Stride looks at LGiU research into intern...

FINANCE

Avoiding the iceberg

By David Phillips | 18 June 2024

David Phillips suggests steps the next government and councils should take to alleviate the secto...

FINANCE

Cash-strapped Slough BC faces going £11m over budget

By William Eichler | 13 June 2024

Slough BC’s leadership should take ‘immediate action’ as the council is at risk of going £11m ove...

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...

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

EXCLUSIVE: LGA starts to shift on standards

By Dan Peters | 04 June 2024

Senior Local Government Association (LGA) figures expect the organisation’s long-standing relucta...

CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Solving the price hike challenge

By Ann McGauran | 04 June 2024

Soaring demand for children’s care placements has driven a culture of profiteering providers and ...

WHITEHALL

What lies ahead for local government?

By Paul Marinko | 04 June 2024

With council coffers looking decidedly unhealthy, The MJ and Norse Group brought together senior ...

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...

FINANCE

Windsor and Maidenhead issues section 114 warning

By William Eichler | 23 May 2024

Windsor and Maidenhead BC has warned it could be facing effective bankruptcy if financial support...

LEGAL

Make monitoring great again

By Peter Ware | 15 May 2024

Ensuring monitoring officers have a seat at the top table could help create a culture of better d...

FINANCE

Gove could launch police inquiry for Birmingham

By Heather Jameson | 01 May 2024

Reports the levelling up secretary could send a police chief in to investigate financial mismanag...

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