Councils called to action over zero-hours contract 'boom'

Councils called to action over zero-hours contract 'boom'

Councils have been urged do more to combat zero-hours contracts, after figures suggested their use has jumped by almost 20% in the last year.

MPs criticise ‘flawed’ planning for Better Care Fund

MPs have criticised ‘flawed’ Government attempts to pool health and care funding, amid concerns over the level of savings that can be delivered by local areas.

MPs criticise ‘flawed’ planning for Better Care Fund

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Go all around the houses

Katherine Lewis advises councils to ‘think funding’ when it comes to assessing the role of the sector in enabling the delivery of housing.

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