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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.
Nottingham City Council is to take a dispute with its staff over incremental pay rises to the Supreme Court.
Only a bespoke workforce deal with the EU would allow the public sector to recruit top-end talent as well as sufficient numbers of skilled workers and lower-skilled staff, according to finance chiefs.
Nottingham City Council was wrong to impose a freeze on incremental pay rises, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
A Scottish trade union has urged its members to reject the offer of a pay increase up to 3%.
More than 2,300 council employees were paid more than £100,000 in 2016-17, according to the latest ‘town hall rich list’.
A two-year pay deal for more than one million local government workers looks likely to go ahead after the biggest of the three unions involved decided to accept it.
Mark Whitehead explains why the new gender pay gap figures reveal a somewhat more mixed picture of what is actually going on.