London’s self-improvement board (SIB) is trying to help the capital’s local authorities get better through collaboration.
The government’s welcome new statutory guidance for scrutiny in local government is not solely for scrutiny committees and the officers who support them. It is as much, or more, for the attention of chief executives and leaders.
A bombshell revelation from an interim director changed my whole view of a prospective job.
The style is informal, but the conversation can be disconcerting.
If local government wants to attract the best in to its leadership roles, doesn’t it have a responsibility to help them out?
Positive interventions for training employed adults must be at the heart of UK economic renewal.
Over the next 30 years to 2050, local government managers will need to dramatically develop their capabilities.
There can be no doubt that having fair and robust disciplinary processes in place is important to the smooth running of local authorities.
Sometimes the consequences of getting things wrong are so important that they give us real pause for thought and cause us to question our practices.
I don’t pretend to be an expert on disability in all its forms. Nor do I know everything about all the issues it raises.