SCOTLAND

Postal vote pressures threaten 'overload'

By Martin Ford | 28 June 2024

A surge of demand for postal votes is threatening to leave people unable to take part in the General Election.

FINANCE

Council plea for landfill ban funding

By Martin Ford | 25 June 2024

The Scottish Government has been asked for funding to implement a looming ban on sending biodegra...

PAY

Unison: More than nine out of 10 council workers reject pay offer

By William Eichler | 17 June 2024

Thousands of council workers in Scotland have voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer from loc...

BUSINESS

Biffa buys Renewi business

By Dan Peters | 30 May 2024

Biffa has today entered into an agreement to acquire Renewi’s municipal business in the UK.

PAY

Chiefs offered 2.5% pay increase

By Dan Peters | 16 May 2024

Local government employers have proposed a 2.5% pay rise to council chief executives and senior o...

FINANCE

'Real action' call amid £585m budget shortfall

By Mark Conrad | 14 May 2024

Scotland’s councils today demanded a ‘real and meaningful solution’ to the sector’s underfunding ...

WHITEHALL

National Insurance devolution call

By Dan Peters | 10 May 2024

A ‘small share’ of around 5% of locally-generated National Insurance (NI) revenue should be devol...

WHITEHALL

Re-elected Burnham calls for Right to Buy suspension powers

By Mark Conrad | 07 May 2024

Greater Manchester’s re-elected mayor has called for powers to suspend Right to Buy on new homes ...

SCOTLAND

Playing the field

23 April 2024

Diary knows better than to stir the cauldron of disputes between England and Scotland.

FINANCE

'No appetite' for Scottish equal pay unit

By Mark Conrad | 23 April 2024

Scottish Government ministers are unlikely to establish a national equal pay unit despite calls f...

HUMAN RESOURCES

Unison warns of looming strike as it awaits pay offer

By Ellie Ames | 22 April 2024

Scotland’s largest local government union has warned strike preparations could begin next week am...

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