Retirement

Returning to work

10/01/2018

Catherine Kift explains how councils can help more people back into work after a career break or retirement.

One in seven believe they’ll be exempt from council tax after retirement, survey reveals

26/07/2017

Many people facing retirement have unrealistic expectations of the discounts and subsidies they will be entitled to, according insurance company Aviva.

Council leader steps down following 38 years of service

23/02/2017

The leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced he is standing down from his position after 38 years in local government.

Councils must tackle 'impending' retirement housing gap

07/02/2017

Councils should be legally required to ensure there are enough retirement homes in their local area when making housing plans, a think tank has said today.

Manchester’s retiring chief executive 'hard act to follow'

15/09/2016

Sir Howard Bernstein has announced he is to retire as chief executive of Manchester City Council after many years of public service.

Highways jobs

Executive Director - Education, Leisure & Housing (ORK03434)

Orkney Islands Council
£93,353 (Including Distant Islands Allowance)
Looking for an Executive Director to lead and build on the already excellent reputation of a wide range of services, including... Orkney Islands
Recuriter: Orkney Islands Council

Contracts Manager - Core Service

Liverpool City Council
37.849 - 42.683 per year
The successful candidate will manage and maintain Highways partnerships and contractual arrangements to ensure effective, quality and value for... Liverpool, Merseyside
Recuriter: Liverpool City Council

Chief Executive Officer

Scottish Government/COSLA
£117,269 - £159,245 per annum
Public Health Scotland will be a new partnership between the Scottish Government and Local Government that will provide leadership across Scotland Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Recuriter: Scottish Government/COSLA

Education Welfare Officer

London Borough of Bexley
£27,474 - £31,401 plus essential car user allowance
You must either be an existing employee or a current agency worker with the London Borough of Bexley. Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
Recuriter: London Borough of Bexley

Social Worker - Scarborough

North Yorkshire County Council
£28,221 to £33,136
Are you a Social Work professional looking for your next challenge? North Yorkshire
Recuriter: North Yorkshire County Council

Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

The March issue of Local Government News explores alternative funding channels that are available to councils beyond the Public Works Loan Board, what hurdles merging councils face in coming together, and how local government is handling GDPR.

This issue also has a special highways and street lighting section exploring how councils can use lighting to embark on their smart city journey and using IoT technology to weather the storm.

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