The chief executive of Birmingham City Council has announced he is moving on after being part of the council’s ‘challenging journey of improvement and reform’.
Local authorities are putting data at risk by not implementing a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) policy, analysts warn.
Extra payments for senior council officers to administer elections should be abolished, a report has said today.
Leicestershire County Council is the best local government employee for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff, according to the results of Stonewall’s annual index.
Glasgow City Council has pledged to get at least 10% of its workforce to help mentor vulnerable children and young people.
The leader and deputy leader of the Isle of Wight Council have both resigned, claiming their positions had become ‘untenable’ and ‘intolerable’.
Colchester council is rolling out the use of body cameras for members of staff who deal with the public after a council employee was accused of assaulting a rough sleeper.
Council leaders, directors and chief executives have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honour list for their ‘tireless’ contribution to local communities.
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Councils are expecting to fork out an extra £337m a year after the minimum wage was increased to £7.50 an hour in today’s Autumn Statement.