New research by the State Street Corporation has found that Local Authority Pension Funds (LGPS) are continuing to grow their assets and fund membership.

Sheffield City Council has published its latest financial forecast for 2017-18, showing its budget is set to be slashed by £40 million over the nest year, with the authority prepared for further job losses.

Gwynedd Council has launched a consultation on whether it should increase council tax on properties which are not the sole property owned by the owner.

Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

Following complaints from local MPs, the government has said that it will look into the closure of more than 20 libraries in Lancashire.

The Treasury could lose up to £66 billion a year in tax revenues under a ‘hard Brexit’, according to leaked government papers.

Lesley Titcomb is requesting new powers to stop final-salary pension schemes being dumped when companies are sold.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced that Newcastle-Gateshead will host the Great Exhibition of the North.

Aberdeen City Council has announced that it is the first local authority in Scotland to be assigned a credit rating.

Research by the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has outlined that Welsh councils could see their running costs increase by £200 million, in the next few years.

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that a new public body offering debt advice, money and pensions guidance is to be set up support consumers making financial decisions.

A new initiative by Devon County Council wants to encourage an army of volunteers to fix potholes the council cannot afford to fix themselves.

Hundreds of extra schools should be built in England to cope with the school population bulge, say public sector buildings specialists Scape group.

Arts Council England has announced that funding for arts and culture outside of the capital will be increased by four per cent by 2022.

Newcastle City Council is considering a plan to remove almost all school crossing patrols across the region as part of £70 million budget cuts over three years.

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