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Social services directors featured prominently in this year’s New Year’s Honours List.
From community cohesion to business rates, devolution and adult social care, whoever walks into Marsham Street next week will have a lot of paperwork to go through.
Austerity will continue well into the next decade irrespective of any negative impact of Brexit, the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) predicted today.
Local government should have the power to levy a local income tax and a local sales tax, the Taxpayers’ Alliance has said.
Government borrowing fell by £1.6bn to £4.8bn last month compared to October 2015, thanks to better than expected tax revenues.
A £3bn fund to boost the house building programme has been launched by communities secretary Sajid Javid.
After the latest polls, Michael Burton hears local government alarm bells are ringing over the result of the EU referendum.
Leeds City Council has won the top prize at the MJ Awards 2016.
The next revaluation of business rates, which will come into effect on 1 April 2017, will be 'the most contentious yet,' according to a major commercial property consultant.
The shortage of both junior and senior social work staff in care and health added to high turnover is a major headache for local authorities as well as health trusts. Michael Burton reports from a seminar on talent management.