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LGA warns Osborne over cost pressures Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 0:01 am | By Mark Smulian

Councils facing almost £10bn of cost pressures by 2020

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Confusion over devolution for two coastal cities Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 7:33 am | By Mark Smulian

Overlapping bids emerge on south-east coast and East Brighton & Hove and Hull areas

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Frontline services will suffer from £200m public health cut Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 11:28 am | By David Paine

Public health directors express “deep concern” and warn the cuts will impact on long-term costs and the health of the population

Paul Robinson

Derby defends chief replacement Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 8:02 am | By Mark Smulian

Council says appointee’s duties differ from those of redundant predecessor

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Workforce: People news and moves Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 6:00 am | By David Paine

Our round-up of local government’s latest appointments and departures

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Cap on exit payments will hit middle managers Subscription Required

28-Aug-2015 10:37 am | By David Paine

Policy to limit payments to £95,000 will put a ‘brake on council transformation’

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Councils' bid for welfare role carries big risks

20-Aug-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Greater Manchester’s bid for extra control over welfare should be drawn up with caution, writes LGC acting editor Keith Cooper

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Nick Walkley, chief executive, Haringey LBC

Bridging the gap between the very personal and the very public Subscription Required

27-Aug-2015 | By Nick Walkley

Haringey’s Nick Walkley on one of the more unspoken aspects of being a chief executive

Dave Buck, senior fellow, the King’s Fund

'Place' remains significant in explaining life expectancy Subscription Required

26-Aug-2015 | By David Buck

David Buck from the King’s Fund on the latest data

Sir Howard Bernstein

How Manchester leaders have plotted the way towards economic growth Subscription Required

25-Aug-2015 | By Sir Howard Bernstein

Strategic and detailed planning are key to grow your economy, says Manchester’s Howard Bernstein

Paul Honeyben, acting strategic lead – finance, performance and procurement, London Councils

The guessing game on local government finance must end Subscription Required

21-Aug-2015 | By Paul Honeyben

Transparency must underpin the finance system if local government is to cope with the forthcoming cuts, says London Councils’ Paul Honeyben

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Jeff Houston

Council pension funds must invest in pooled vehicles of c£30bn Subscription Required

28-Aug-2015

Pooling to be enforced across LGPS, Treasury clarifies

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Sasi Srinivasan

Brent’s flexible childcare pool is getting parents back to work Subscription Required

28-Aug-2015

Sasi Srinivasan explains how the council brought together existing local resources to help parents. The project won an LGC Award in 2015

Carmel McKeogh, deputy chief executive, Blackpool Council

We replicate domestic abuse scenarios to train our social workers Subscription Required

21-Aug-2015

Carmel McKeogh explains how Blackpool Council uses sets and props to prepare workers for distressing scenes

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Andy Theedom, local government market director, Capita Transformation

Saving money doesn’t mean services suffer Subscription Required

20-Aug-2015

Councils must differently about social care, says Capita’s Andy Theedom

Aaron Henricksen, business director – welfare services, Serco

Effective local service delivery is vital as employment reform gathers momentum

6-Aug-2015

Serco’s Aaron Henricksen looks at the new challenges facing local authorities as future employment programmes take shape

Alexandra Jones

Cities must play the long game despite short devolution deal deadlines Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 | By Alexandra Jones

Centre for Cities’Alexandra Jones says authorities should not walk away from less-than-perfect offers

Jeremy Cooper, director, Impower

Local authorities can help the NHS overcome its fear of personal health budgets Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015 | By Jeremy Cooper

Impower’s Jeremy Cooper says local government will be key in bringing about a cultural shift in healthcare

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Tony Travers

Accountability for many public services is a mess Subscription Required

24-Aug-2015

For most people, the only way to tackle failure is to go to Parliament, writes LSE’s Tony Travers

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