Familiar face to take reins at Redbridge
Lesley Seary is to return to Redbridge LBC to serve as its interim chief executive following the departure of Andy Donald.
Stoke-on-Trent is the litmus test for levelling up
Connectivity, growth and productivity are the three words at the heart of the priorities running through the new city prospectus for Stoke-on-Trent, says Cllr Abi Brown.
Can logistics deliver a greener, more sustainable recovery in the capital?
Robin Woodbridge lays out the arguments for refocusing on industrial development in London, including the creation of job opportunities for local people.
A ‘bottom up’ response to Brexit
Paul Frainer thinks we are at a crossroads economically, socially and environmentally, ‘and Brexit is just one part of that complex system’.
Time for some good news
Paul Wheeler reports on a company based in Oldham that believes in the town and want to be part of its future.
Lichfield begins search for new chief executive
Diane Tilley has announced she will be standing down from the role at the end of May.
Woking appoints new chief executive
Julie Fisher has been announced as the new chief executive of Woking BC.
What next for the capital post-pandemic?
The levelling up agenda has focused on the Midlands and the North, but London’s economy has also been hard hit by the pandemic. The MJ and BT spoke to eight London chief executives on how they are adapting to the changes. Michael Burton reports.
Merton chief confirms departure
Merton LBC’s chief executive described the enjoyment to be had in the job as a ‘well-kept secret’ as he confirmed his departure.
Scottish Borders appoints chief executive
Scottish Borders Council has appointed Netta Meadows as its new chief executive.
Herefordshire to appoint new chief executive
Paul Walker is expected to be confirmed in the role at a council meeting this week.
Wigan insources leisure services
The council is to bring its leisure centres in-house in a bid to safeguard jobs following the impact of COVID-19 restrictions.
London chief announces retirement
Hackney LBC chief executive Tim Shields is to leave the council following four decades of public service.
Chief executive calls time on 40-year career
Colin Everett will leave Flintshire CC later this year, having joined the authority in 2007.
Redbridge chief announces departure
Redbridge LBC’s chief executive Andy Donald has announced he is stepping down.
New chief executive appointed by Cambridge
Robert Pollock will take over from interim Andrew Grant in April.
Oxford appoints new chief executive
Caroline Green has been named as the new chief executive at Oxford City Council.
Strength lies in differences
Ben Parsonage says many employers need to change their dated mindset requiring candidates to ‘fit in’ with their existing culture, and instead start visualising what qualities they can ‘add to’ your organisation.
Spending Review: £2.9bn 'restart programme' to help unemployed
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a three-year £2.9bn ‘restart programme’ to help more than one million people unemployed for more than a year find work.
Bedford chief calls time on 43-year career
The chief executive of Bedford BC, Philip Simpkins, has announced he will be stepping down from the role.