Merry Christmas

Wednesday 21st December 2011

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Thursday 08th December 2011

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Councils have managed to reduce wage bills but Government cuts require new approaches for efficient service delivery, a joint report from the Audit Commission and Local Government Association has warned. More

Unions warn of further strikes if talks fail

Wednesday 07th December 2011

Public sector unions have warned that industrial action over pensions reform will continue into the New Year if negotiations with ministers prove unsuccessful. More

The war of words between ministers and unions has gathered pace over the weekend, as national strikes over pension reforms loom closer. More

Strict measures for the inspection of care homes are crucial, according to council bosses, following a damning report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission More

Ofsted figures underline need for improvement

Wednesday 23rd November 2011

Nearly one in five councils that had a safeguarding inspection this year for their service for vulnerable children were found to be inadequate, according to latest Ofsted figures More

Most councils believe cuts to housing support will creates costs in other parts of the system and put the vulnerable at risk, according to a new report released today. More

Local authorities will be ordered to give updates on the numbers of children placed for adoption in a new drive to be launched imminently by David Cameron. More

DfT research reveals road safety concern

Wednesday 26th October 2011

Independent research into local road safety, commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT), has revealed concern over staff and funding cuts, data analysis and co-ordination between groups working in key areas. More