London Councils acting chief to leave
Acting chief executive at London Councils, Dick Sorabji, has announced he will be leaving in search of new challenges.
Inverclyde names new chief
Inverclyde Council has named Louise Long as its new chief executive.
Environmental health risks being 'hollowed out'
More than half of English councils are not taking on environmental health trainees and apprentices due to funding and capacity issues, a survey has found.
EXCLUSIVE: Councils urged to 'sharpen commercial edge'
A new report has argued that allowing councils to sharpen their commercial edge will ‘unlock immense latent place potential’ and help ‘galvanise recovery’.
Government warned of 'soaring summer of homelessness'
The Government will fail to fulfil its manifesto commitment of ending rough sleeping for good by 2024 without a cross-Whitehall strategy for reducing homelessness, it has been warned.
Surrey chief part of four-strong team of Liverpool commissioners
Surrey CC’s chief executive Joanna Killian will be part of the team of independent commissioners who will oversee improvements at Liverpool City Council, local government secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today.
Call for 'radical system change' after children's home claims
A charity chief has called for ‘radical system change’ after whistleblowers claimed youngsters with autism were ‘abused’ and mistreated at a Cardiff children’s home.
Rutland interim secures permanent chief's role
Councillors have approved the appointment of Mark Andrews as Rutland CC’s new chief executive officer.
Former CIPFA president headed for chief executive role
Carolyn Williamson has been recommended as the next chief executive of Hampshire CC.
Councils press for bin collections overhaul funding
Chief executives have urged the Government to fully fund any nationwide changes to bin collections.
Uproar at move towards 'national bin service'
Councils are preparing to fight government plans to create what they fear will be a ‘national bin service’.
'Inspirational' chief to step down
Denise Hyde has announced her intention to retire later this year.
Steward headed for Cumbria chief role
Cumbria CC has announced that it has offered Gill Steward the role of chief executive.
Kerswell gets Croydon job permanently
Croydon LBC’s interim chief executive Katherine Kerswell is expected to get the job permanently after winning unanimous backing from the council’s cross-party appointments committee.
Chief operating role created in restructure
A new chief operating officer role forms the centrepiece of a major senior management restructure at Bath & North East Somerset Council.
Jenrick piles pressure on over parkrun
Council leaders have insisted they are working hard to process requests to hold outdoor events after coming under pressure from the Government.
Sweet dreams are his
There was refreshing honesty from Salford City Council chief executive Tom Stannard at a Cratus webinar the other day.
Beasley to step down from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
The chief executive of Cambridgeshire CC and Peterborough City Council, Gillian Beasley, has announced she will retire early next year.
Council cuts top jobs to close funding gap
Two of Wyre Forest DC’s most senior officers are facing redundancy following a cost-cutting management review.
Uttlesford chief executive to stand down
Uttlesford DC chief executive, Dawn French, has announced she is to step down after five years in the role.