Chief executives will get access to the guidance, knowledge and support they need
Joanne Roney says she intends to ensure Solace provides accessible and self-managed development options to all in a timely and appropriate format.
£20m cash boost announced for designated Brexit officers
All councils will need to have a lead officer on Brexit as the government steps up its preparations for a no-deal.
Bath & North East Somerset poised to appoint new chief executive
Members will be asked to rubber-stamp the appointment of Will Godfrey to the role at a meeting in September.
Actions are louder than words
Rebecca Davis discusses the importance of organisational values, and how your employees are key to establishing them
The Millenial time bomb
It is time to start thinking about ways to make sure Millenials acn pay for their retirement, says Tracie Evans
Setting the right playing field
Donna Hall assesses the value of strong belief systems against the all too common trend to measure progress in a mechanical manner, and says the public sector can benefit from an adaptable take on the former
Social care director leaves Somerset
Somerset CC’s adult services director, who featured on Panorama’s investigation into the state of the social care system, is to leave the authority.
Exclusive: Chief execs' survey highlights tensions of 'challenging politics'
Tensions between chief executives and their leaders are under greater scrutiny because of ‘challenging politics,’ a survey by Penna and The MJ has found.
Wycombe chief executive announces departure
Wycombe DC chief executive Karen Satterford is to leave the council after 13 years of service.
‘Extraordinary pressures’ call for extraordinary resilience
Penna’s latest annual survey of chief executives, in partnership with The MJ, highlights their latest perspectives and organisational priorities. Ann McGauran looks at the results.
Bromley's interim chief executive wins permanent role
Ade Adetosoye has been confirmed as the permanent chief executive of Bromley LBC.
Council announces departure of managing director
Telford & Wrekin Council’s managing director Richard Partington is to leave the authority.
Lewisham names new chief executive
Kim Wright has been recommended for appointment as Lewisham LBC’s new chief executive.
Big hitters revealed for the Brum turnaround team
The proposed advisers drafted in to help turn Birmingham City Council around include an array of local government big hitters.
A bad influence for the better
Blair Mcpherson explains why it could be a good thing for a manager to be a bad influence.
Resilient and determined women make their mark
Ken Lyon reflects on the positive and long-lasting influence the sector’s most senior women officers have had on developing the next generation of chiefs.
LGA: exit pay cap could inflate 'golden goodbye' values
The cash value of local government 'golden goodbyes' could increase if the Treasury proceeds with plans to cap public sector exit payments, Smith Square has warned.
Interim chief appointed at Rushcliffe BC
Kath Marriott has assumed the role as Rushcliffe BC’s new interim chief executive today.
King's Lynn & West Norfolk chief to end 14-year stint
One of Norfolk's longest serving chief executives is to retire.
Dealing with disciplinary investigations
Serious disciplinary allegations against a chief executive or other statutory officer are never welcome news, say Sarah Lamont and Judith Barnes as they outline the mechanisms to be put in place and what councils will need to focus on.