Central government must stop local authorities from ‘hindering’ developers with unfair council tax burdens, says a leading builders trade association.
The UK’s bill for traffic calming measures increased by more than 50% in one year, according to a new study.
Local government in Wales – where next?
James Downe reflects on the process of local government reform in Wales, and offers some thoughts about the future.
Right to Buy (RTB) discounts for housing association tenants should be funded by central Government rather than through a ‘levy’ on local authorities, according to a local government committee.
Local government union Unison is today holding a day of action in Scotland to campaign against cuts in local services and jobs.
The government’s plan to cut £161m from the public health budget over the next two years has been branded ‘extremely counterproductive’ by the Local Government Association (LGA).
Bristol, Cardiff and Newport could join together to become Britain’s next major economic ‘powerhouse’, according to a new report.
Telecoms giant BT has won a £9m contract to deliver computer and data centre services for Bromley Council which is expected to cut costs by 10%.
Councils are calling for the power to use public health concerns to curb the number of premises selling alcohol.
With 5000 operating hours completed, Zurich’s grounds maintenance team have replaced their 13 year old Reform Muli transporter with the company’s latest T10 X Hybrid Shift model.
Following on from the success of their inaugural Open Day last year in Bolton, OPEX is hosting a Southern Open Day on Wednesday March 16 in the elegant surroundings of Wokefield Park, Reading.
Flex.Ability from BT offers the public sector up to 25% cost savings against traditional contracted IT services.