Service Delivery

Councils invited to join design technique scheme

04/06/2019

Councils are being invited to join a scheme to help them use design techniques to improve the services they offer.

Council funding system ‘unsustainable’, financial experts warn

29/05/2019

Spending on local services has fallen over the last decade and the funding available to councils will become ‘inadequate’, according to financial experts.

Can investing in property pay for services?

23/05/2019

Investing in property to help pay for services is an idea whose time may have passed, says Mark Whitehead

Oxfordshire councils to extend joint working arrangements

16/04/2019

Two councils are considering extending their working partnership in a move they hope will trigger a ‘broader conversation’ on local government organisation.

Union calls on Brent councillors to bring cleaning services in-house

11/01/2019

The union GMB have thrown their support behind recommendations for Brent Council to bring their cleaning services back in-house.

Council revenues unlikely to ‘keep pace’ with demand on services

20/12/2018

Revenues from business rates and council tax will not keep pace with rising costs and demands for services, financial experts have warned.

English councils undergoing harshest spending cuts

09/10/2018

English councils have been hit twice as hard by spending cuts compared to their Scottish and Welsh counterparts, according to a study published today.

Highways jobs

Assistant Director

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
£88,768
Looking for an Assistant Director for Commissioning and Partnerships based in our newly created Adults and Wellbeing Directorate. Calderdale, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Head of Culture and Tourism

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
£55,704 - £57,957
As part of the Tees Valley, Redcar and Cleveland, together with our neighbouring boroughs, will be bidding to become the City of Culture 2025. Redcar, North Yorkshire
Recuriter: Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Economic Resilience Project Officer - Major Infrastructure

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£36,876 - £38,813
Exciting opportunity has arisen for exceptional project managers who want to play a leading role in reshaping our... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Executive Director of Children’s Services

Bi-Borough
Up to £165k
Enabling all children and young people to reach their full potential London (Greater)
Recuriter: Bi-Borough

Supported Lettings Officer

Ryedale District Council
£23,836 per annum
Following a successful bid as part of the governments Rapid Rehousing Initiative, Ryedale DC will provide a... North Yorkshire
Recuriter: Ryedale District 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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