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From death threats to online harassment, just why are councillors subject to increasing levels of abuse? Neil Merrick investigates.
Why has the move towards 100% retention of business rates been so slow? Neil Merrick investigates.
Neil Merrick explains how local authorities can get the most from social media and avoid potential pitfalls.
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Kensington and Chelsea Council decided to terminate its housing almo. Neil Merrick explores if other councils will now review how they manage their housing stock.
Figures have revealed that local authorities are failing to spend millions of pounds for discretionary housing payments. Neil Merrick investigates the reasons why.
Neil Merrick explores the impact and financial burdens the new Homelessness Reduction Act will have on local authorities.
Neil Merrick explores how parish and town councils are throwing off their 'Nimby' image through the use of neighbourhood planning.
Neil Merrick explores the expansion of parish council duties – and the subsequent rise in precepts.
Will the rise of elected mayors lead to a rebirth of local democracy? Neil Merrick investigates.
Neil Merrick analyses the latest housebuilding statistics to reveal national and local trends in starts and completions.