The government's failure to develop ‘credible’ plans to improve child protection is leaving children ‘at risk of harm’, a report claims.

Figures show that the level of household waste which is recycled in the UK has fallen for the first time.

A freedom of information request has revealed that 63 out of 140 responding councils have cut meals on wheels services since 2010.

Councils will be allowed to increase council tax by six per cent over the next two years in order to fund social care services.

Major relationship support providers may not be sufficiently reaching families in or at risk of poverty, a new report claims.

The latest Help to Buy statistics have shown that over 220,000 people have been able to buy a home using the government scheme.

More must be done to the address the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of the country, a report suggests.

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that the lack of social care funding leaving elderly people isolated is a ‘crisis made in Downing Street’.

A new survey has revealed that 60 per cent of HR directors would like a new style of leadership to help them deliver a better quality of service.

Powers over licensing are to return to Rotherham council, but government-appointed commissioners will continue to oversee these decisions.

According to the Office for National Statistics, UK unemployment fell by 16,000 to 1.62 million in the three months to October.

The Local Government Ombudsman has issued new guidance to help combined authorities deal with the complaints they receive.


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