Government departments have been told to draw up plans for up to 6% spending cuts in a bid to save £3.5bn by 2020.
Scottish councils have slashed their spending by 11% over five years, new figures have shown.
Japanese knotweed: debunking the myths
Although the damage caused by Japanese Knotweed is often exaggerated in the press, Dr Paul Beckett explains what councils should do to avoid being caught up in the knotweed litigation market.
Local authorities with a track record of strong educational performance should be allowed to set-up their own multi-academy trusts (MATs), MPs say.
Local authorities have spent nearly £1.8m equipping staff or contractors with body cameras, according to new report from campaign group Big Brother watch.
Newham Council has struck a deal to scrap its lender option borrower option (LOBO) loans and switch to normal fixed rate borrowing in a move that will save up to £94m.
Plans by the opposition Conservative group in Telford & Wrekin to work more closely with Shropshire Council have been put forward.
The Government has a lot to do to reassure the public sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are about delivering efficiencies and ‘not just a cover for cuts in services’, MPs say.
The first company to have all its manhole covers and gully grates Kitemarked by the British Standards Institute to the new BS EN 124-2:2015 is flying high. Wrekin’s speed and success in securing third party certification confirms its position as the industry leader.
Messagemaker, have launched their new Speed Awareness Message (SAM) Sign. Easy to set up and install, with no engineer or tools required, it can be easily moved between locations if need be.
Priava, the leading cloud-based venue management software company, has announced that a growing number of local government organisations in the UK and Australia are deploying its cloud-based venue management software to maximise event bookings, reduce costs and improve services to local residents.