The country’s largest representative body for providers of adult social care has accused Essex council of ‘unlawful’ practices with regards to how much it pays care home providers.
Pro-Palestine campaigners have been granted permission to take the Government to the High Court over law preventing councils from boycotting companies involved in Israel’s human rights violations.
Lancashire County Council has agreed to refund motorists who were fined for driving in a new bus lane that had not been labelled clearly enough.
Southwark Council has been fined £570,000 over fire safety failings in a tower block that led to the death of six people, including three children.
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 are being encouraged to take urgent action to control Japanese knotweed following a landmark court ruling.
The High Court has ruled that an attempt by an alliance of councils to challenge the Government's backing for a new Heathrow runway must be put on hold.
Too many Welsh community councils are receiving ‘avoidable’ qualified audit opinions, auditors say.
With the recent warning it could take 170 years to close the gender pay gap, what can councils do to tackle this inequality? Jawaid Rehman reports.
Clare Hardy explains why local authorities will need to carefully consider the human rights implications of implementing the government’s Prevent Strategy.