Delivering the mission
PUBLIC SERVICE REFORM

Delivering the mission

By Emmet Regan | 24 July 2024

Emmet Regan presents a delivery framework of ‘Six Ps’ that takes lessons from the previous Labour government and overlays the modern challenges public services face

FINANCE

Local government is at least creeping up the agenda

By By Adele Taylor | 24 July 2024

After the King's Speech the sector still needs to work together with a collective voice that ensu...

AUDIT

Lessons from recent auditors' annual reports

By Guy Clifton | 24 July 2024

Guy Clifton looks at the lessons from nearly 100 recent auditor’s annual reports and highlights t...

GOVERNANCE

We may be entering a new culture of candour

By Heather Jameson | 24 July 2024

The Hillsborough Bill is legislation that should never have been needed, but the change in tone s...

PLANNING

Planning for human welfare

By Sarah Longlands | 24 July 2024

Sarah Longlands warns that simply cranking the planning dial further towards market liberalisatio...

DEVOLUTION

Driving an inclusive approach to devolution

By By Ian Miller | 24 July 2024

The District Councils’ Network is clear there is a compelling and positive case for districts to ...

KING'S SPEECH

The Government should see how far the Hillsborough Law can go

By Cllr Elizabeth Campbell | 23 July 2024

The leader of Kensington & Chelsea LBC reflects on what she says was missing from the King’s Spee...

ETHICS

We have put up with poor standards for too long

22 July 2024

The new Government approach strikes a different tone, says Graeme McDonald.

HEALTH

Back to the future?

By Michael Burton | 22 July 2024

The new health and care secretary Wes Streeting sees addressing the social determinants of poor h...

COVID

Learning the lessons from Covid

By Davide Vampa | 22 July 2024

The first report of the UK Covid inquiry signals that the sidelining of local government alongsid...

KING'S SPEECH

Squaring the circle

By Seb Lowe | 18 July 2024

Joe Montgomery and Seb Lowe review the King’s Speech, and they conclude the sector is well placed...

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Assistant Director Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership

Up to £130,000

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

Islington London Borough Council

Director of Planning, Economy & Wellbeing

£80,978 to £84,283

West Lancashire Borough Council is improving the lives of our residents. Apply for this job

West Lancashire Borough Council

Chief Executive

£121,726 to £130,583 per annum, with pay award 2024/25 pending

These aren’t just words, they’re powerful truths. Apply for this job

North Kesteven District Council