Need To Know

Purdah and local government

18/04/2019

What is purdahh and how can those in local government avoid breaking the rules? Mark Whitehead explains.

The planning shakeup - what it means

07/03/2018

Theresa May has launched an overhaul of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Mark Whitehead asks what it all means.

The PFI model

01/02/2018

The Carillion debacle: more procurement expertise required

What is Localism?

09/12/2013

What is Localism?

What are parish councils?

06/12/2013

What are parish councils?

What is the ‘bedroom tax’?

06/12/2013

What is the Government's under-occupancy charge?

The role of a local government councillor

18/11/2013

What does a local government councillor do?

Guide to local government finance

18/11/2013

Guide to local government finance

Serious Case Reviews

11/11/2013

What is a Serious Care Review?

Parish council responsibilities

05/11/2013

What powers and duties do parish councils have?

How to complain about your local council

30/10/2013

What can you do if you are unhappy with something your local councils has done?

How to become a local government councillor

24/10/2013

What is a local government councillor and how do you become one?

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Vaux: Transforming Sunderland

The iconic Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland has been transformed into THE BEAM: a mixed use hub in the heart of the city centre.
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Data sharing arrangements

Lowri Phillips explains what public bodies should do to meet their legal obligations and minimise the risks.
Highways jobs

Service Manager – Network Management

Somerset County Council
£46,122 per annum
A number of exciting permanent opportunities have arisen to drive forward further improvements to our traffic related services. Somerset
Recuriter: Somerset County Council

Principal Traffic Control Engineer

Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
A number of exciting permanent opportunities have arisen to drive forward further improvements to our traffic related services. Somerset
Recuriter: Somerset County Council

Assistant Engineer

Bedford Borough Council
£31,371 - £32,878 per annum
Bedford is growing at a fast pace and we are investing heavily in our highways infrastructure. Bedford, Bedfordshire
Recuriter: Bedford Borough Council

Senior Clerk of Works

Bedford Borough Council
£27,905 - £30,507 + market rate supplement £2,630 per annum
Bedford is growing at a fast pace and we are investing heavily in our highways infrastructure. Bedford, Bedfordshire
Recuriter: Bedford Borough Council

Senior Technician

Bedford Borough Council
£27,905 - £30,507 per annum
Bedford is growing at a fast pace and we are investing heavily in our highways infrastructure. Bedford, Bedfordshire
Recuriter: Bedford Borough Council

Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

The June issue of Local Government News contains the full details of all the winning schemes in the 2019 Street Design Awards. From Children's Play to Pedestrian Environment, find out who has been recognised for their innovation and use of best practice.

This issue also explores how local government pension funds can hedge currency risk, how councils can best address the shortfall in school places, and an update on the number of authorities banning the use of Roundup over safety fears.

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