Finance chief to take on Brum boss role
Birmingham City Council’s chief finance officer Clive Heaphy is to act up as chief executive when current incumbent Dawn Baxendale leaves the post.
Rising care staff numbers fail to keep pace with demand
Adult social care has the second largest percentage of job vacancies across the public sector after the NHS, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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.
500 jobs 'at risk' at Dorset Council
More than 500 employees at Dorset Council have been told their jobs are at risk.
Ellesmere Port 'devastation' if car plant closes
Cheshire West & Chester Council’s deputy leader has warned of the ‘devastating’ impact if car giant Vauxhall stops production at its Ellesmere Port factory.
Boris Johnson backs local government devolution
Council leaders will be given 'greater powers' while cities, counties and towns will become 'more self-governing,' new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged.
Narrowing the outcomes gap in Kensington & Chelsea
Kensington & Chelsea RLBC has published a plan to create a successful economy and tackle the barriers preventing residents from fulfilling their potential, says Cllr Catherine Faulks
Finding the skills for a full house
Martin Ford reports on a round table hosted by Penna, discussing the role of local government in helping deliver the Government’s ambitious targets for new housing.
We will not rest on our laurels
Waltham Forest Council won Local Authority of the Year in the MJ Awards 2019. Martin Esom and Cllr Clare Coghill believe the achievement is the result of ‘nearly a decade of relentless focus and grip’.
Kneller appointed chief executive for East Hampshire and Havant
East Hampshire DC and Havant BC have approved the permanent appointment of Gill Kneller as their shared chief executive.
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.
Wycombe chief executive announces departure
Wycombe DC chief executive Karen Satterford is to leave the council after 13 years of service.
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.
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.
Merging the best of both sectors to create new garden communities
Andy Jarrett explains how joint ventures and garden towns – including the Otterpool Park joint venture+ between Folkstone and Hythe DC and Cozumel Estates, for up to 10,000 homes – will help the Government achieve its housing target.
Wirral appoints interim chief executive
Paul Satoor has been appointed as interim chief executive of Wirral MBC.
Charnwood chief to retire
The chief executive of Charnwood BC has announced he will be retiring in the summer.