Social care reform funding diverted to system delivery
SOCIAL CARE

Social care reform funding diverted to system delivery

By Martin Ford | 25 July 2024

Billions of pounds intended to reform social care have instead been diverted to propping up the current system.

PAY

Pay dispute to stretch into autumn

By Dan Peters | 25 July 2024

Council employers have urged union Unison to ‘think again’ after it decided to conduct a ballot f...

POLICY

Cash needed for next-stage Total Place deals

By Heather Jameson | 25 July 2024

A funding stream should be created to drive the second iteration of Total Place, a report has arg...

SEND

SEND system 'not working'

By Dan Peters | 25 July 2024

Educational outcomes for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have fai...

PEOPLE

Cadman joins consultancy

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

Former Birmingham City Council chief executive Deborah Cadman has joined consultancy Newtrality a...

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OMBUDSMAN

Councils 'struggling to cope' with complaints

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

A lack of resources is preventing local authorities from putting things right following complaint...

PEOPLE

Dudley chief executive to retire

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

Dudley MBC chief executive Kevin O’Keefe has announced he is to retire.

FINANCE

LGPS reform could unlock £40bn of infrastructure investment

By William Eichler | 24 July 2024

Reform of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) could unlock £40bn of investment for infrast...

CHIEF EXECUTIVES

Old Bailey jury clears former chief of rape

By Dan Peters | 24 July 2024

Ex-Harrow LBC chief Michael Lockwood has been cleared of raping and molesting two 14-year-old gir...

PENSIONS

Pension schemes hit by legislation threat

By Emily Twinch | 23 July 2024

The Government has warned it could legislate to ensure Local Government Pensions Schemes (LGPS) a...

HOMELESSNESS

Homelessness pressures 'unsustainable'

By Martin Ford | 23 July 2024

Councils face ‘unsustainable financial pressure’ due to record levels of homelessness, according ...

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Director of Strategic Transport and Connectivity

c. £125K

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented leader to shape the future of transport and connectivity right at the heart of London. Apply for this job

Westminster City Council

Service Manager - Street Scene Services

Grade 11, £54,628 to £59,825

As one of the largest employers in Sheffield, with over 7,000 employees Apply for this job

Sheffield City Council

Assistant Director Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership

£82,014 to £99,369

We’re looking for a strong leader with experience of delivering integrated health and social care services for people with Learning Disabilities. Apply for this job

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