Manchester City Council are considering plans to give senior managers at the council above-inflationary pay rises.

Buckinghamshire County Council and Harrow Council have agreed to sign a new HR shared service deal which will cover services from employee relations to payroll.

According to the Arvato UK Outsourcing Index, the value of outsourcing contracts signed by UK local authorities in the first half of 2016 increased by 84 per cent.

Monmouthshire Council will pay £100,000 towards hosting the National Eisteddfod festival, after a fundraising campaign failed to reach its target.

Cardiff Council is set to consider cutting summer holidays from six weeks to five.

A report published by the London School of Economics (LSE) has recommended that new houses should be built on London’s Green Belt in a bid to alleviate housing pressures in the South East.

Regeneration schemes will be at risk if the government holds on to billions of pounds of EU money in the wake of the Brexit vote, the LGA has warned.

North Lincolnshire Council has given the green light to one of the north’s largest housing regeneration schemes.

Hampshire County Council has launched a consultation on the possible reorganisation of its local government structure, following recent debate.

The agreement signed in March with the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) is due to go ahead, despite the current uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

Millions of people will no longer be able to afford appropriate housing by 2024, new research published by the LGA warns.

Derby City Council’s leaked plans to pass 11 libraries into the control of volunteers have been criticised by campaigners.

Lancashire County Council is proposing to ban heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) from parts of Lancaster district.

Over 8,000 new jobs have been reported by enterprise zones in the Northern Powerhouse over the past four years, the government has said.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has announced it will investigate how to tackle the issue of councils relocating homeless families to other areas.

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