A new study conducted by the Land Trust has found that for every pound spent on maintaining green spaces, a comparable £30 is contributed towards health and well-being benefits.

The ECT Charity and Deloitte have launched a set of research which has discovered that investment in community transport schemes would not only save £1.1 billion a year, but also ease the pressure on public services and tackle loneliness among older people.

New research by The Taxpayers’ Alliance has reported that councils in Great Britain paid out over £100 million in compensation claims over the last two years.

Councils are reporting to be less optimistic about handling upcoming cuts than they were in the past, according to new report into the future of fi

The house building industry created a significant jobs boost during 2015, creating 106,000 new jobs, according to research conducted by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).

Isle of Wight Council has warned the government that planned cuts to its budget will push the council to its brink, claiming it may not ‘be viable in the very near future’.

Reductions in funding for county councils could ‘all but end’ the provision of non-statutory services in some parts of England, according to the County Councils Network (CCN).

Uniting stakeholders and pooling assets could allow local communities to revive struggling high streets, according to a new report.

NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has proposed a 20 per cent tax on all sugary drinks and foods in NHS cafes by 2020.

A new report conducted by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called for councils to be given control of the £400 million prison budget for low-risk offenders to reduce the risk of reoffending.

Local authorities in London have reportedly saved a combined total of £2.5 million through joining a campaign to encourage residents to pay their council tax by direct debit.

Scottish councils are failing to properly scrutinise capital spending and oversee long-term strategic plans, a new report has warned.

Six local authorities are set to receive a share of £200,000 worth of funding for youth services as part of the Delivering Differently for Young People programme.

Consulting firm Mercer has warned the move to make pensions inflation-proof could cost local authorities and their contractors up to £1 billion per year, due to a ‘quirk of legislation’.

A report conducted by think tank Centre for Policy Studies has cautioned that the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is at risk of reaching a crisis.

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