Whitehall launches social care recruitment drive
The Government has launched a new national recruitment campaign to help fill the 110,000 vacancies in the adult social care sector.
500 shared sites needed to end ‘age apartheid’, think tank says
A think tank has called for the creation of hundreds of shared sites designed to bring young and old people together and end Britain’s ‘age apartheid’.
The December issue of Local Government News looks at the consequences a council may face if it is unable to provide statutory services, the launch of Liverpool’s housing company and how councils can best manage roles in local authority companies.
It also has a special section on green building and energy efficiency including what funding is available to enable councils to deliver heat networks and how councils can pay for ‘smart buildings’.