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With councils being urged to provide payday loans to their staff through payroll systems, Mark Whitehead considers if this is a better option than using existing schemes like credit unions.
Support staff in the public sector are doing more than 40 million hours of unpaid overtime a year, according to local government union Unison.
Unison is calling on its local government members to reject the new offer of a 3% pay rise.
South Ayrshire Council employees with children who receive hospital care following a premature birth are being given additional paid maternity and paternity leave.
Garry Nelson explains how councils can improve effective talent acquisition, retention and development programmes.
A multi-million pound raft of legal claims over sex discrimination have been dropped by Birmingham City Council workers without explanation.
With a survey suggesting half of council workers are considering quitting their jobs, Mark Whitehead considers how important it is for managers to ease the fears of the local government workforce.
Half of council workers are thinking of leaving their job for less stressful work elsewhere, according to a new survey by trade union Unison.
Mark Whitehead finds out why two London councils have signed up to a new scheme to help women climb the career ladder.
Mark Whitehead considers if the local government workplace has suffered due to councils adopting a more market-friendly approach.