Council acts after planning 'collusion'
‘Swift action’ has been taken by Northumberland Council’s senior management after ‘several persons in positions of authority and control’ appeared to ‘collude’ with a developer.
Hertsmere appoints managing director following management restructure
Sajida Bijle has been confirmed as Hertsmere BC’s new managing director following a management restructure.
Cambridge chief announces departure
Antoinette Jackson will leave Cambridge City Council in the summer after more than 20 years' service.
Sandwell interim chief takes permanent role
David Stevens has been announced as chief executive of Sandwell MBC.
Roney warns against complacency after damning review
Manchester City Council’s chief executive has insisted the authority will not be complacent about child sexual exploitation after a damning review was published.
'One-fifth of audit contracts should be put back out to tender'
The organisation responsible for appointing auditors should take away up to 20% of current contracts from existing suppliers and put them back out to tender, a top accountancy body has said.
EXCLUSIVE: Government to build on Brexit working
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) wants to capitalise on the way it has worked with the sector over Brexit, The MJ understands.
EXCLUSIVE: Clash over timing of May election counts
Returning officers are on a collision course with police and crime commissioners (PCC) over the timing of counts for the May elections.
Rutland chief announces retirement
Helen Briggs said it had been an 'honour’ to serve the council for 13 years.
South Kesteven names new chief executive
Karen Bradford will move from from Gedling BC in the next few months.
Pension funds pile pressure on Barclays over fossil fuel financing
Four pension funds will pile pressure on Barclays to phase out its financing of fossil fuel companies.
Councils still being held back from building more homes - report
Local authorities are still being held back from providing more homes, a new report examining the future for council housing has argued.
NHS chief slams 'perverse' planning rules
The chief executive of the NHS has slammed ‘perverse’ planning rules making it easier for fast food outlets to open but placing restrictions on gyms.
Recognition for chiefs in New Year Honours list
Chief executives in Bradford, Harrogate, Leeds, and the chief executive officer of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy are among those to have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours.
Wiltshire reshuffles its management team
Wiltshire Council has decided to overhaul its leadership structure after the departure of one of its executive directors.
CIPFA calls for new regulatory body
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) today called for the formation of an independent regulatory body to oversee local audit.
West Lindsey brings back chief executive role
West Lindsey DC yesterday announced Ian Knowles has been appointed as its new chief executive, bringing back the role after two years.
Derby chief to retire after 16 months in role
Carole Mills is to retire after just over a year in the role.
West Sussex to appoint joint chief executive
West Sussex CC has announced a new improvement plan which will see neighbouring East Sussex CC’s chief executive take on a joint chief executive post.
St Helens to appoint new chief executive
Kath O’Dwyer is expected to join St Helens MBC as its new chief executive.