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Five UK entrants have made it to the final of a Europe-wide competition launched by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg to find bold new ideas for improving urban living.
Unison is to ballot 600,000 local government members after 70 per cent rejected a one per cent pay offer.
Councils submitting bids to the Department for Transport's new £168m Pothole Fund will have to sign a "pothole pledge" setting out the number of repairs they will carry out by March 2015 in order t
The number of older people in need of care is set to outstrip the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, according to a new report.
The union had previously described the National Employers' offer as a "slap in the...
Councils submitting bids to the Department for Transport's new £168m Pothole Fund will have to sign a "pothole pledge" setting out the number of repairs they will carry out by March 2015 in order...
Paul Dossett, head of local government at Grant Thornton.
In the run-up to the Budget, sector bodies such as the LGA, the Core Cities Group and the County Council Network all called for greater certainty on future funding...
When it rains, it pours. Fresh from wading into the blame game over half the country disappearing under a murky deluge - and not exactly coming out smelling of roses - Eric has found himself beset on all sides by critics and complainers.