Welsh Government tackles zero-hours contracts

Rebecca Evans has revealed that the Welsh Government will tackle zero-hours contracts for thousands of care workers.

Task force to tackle Bristol’s congestion

The Mayor of Bristol has launched a new Congestion Task Group to make recommendations on how to tackle the city's traffic problem.

Council fined £100,000 after sensitive information ceased

Gloucester City Council has been fined £100,000 by the ICO after a cyber attacker accessed council employees’ sensitive personal information.

Prof Sir David King has warned that children are at greater risk of dangerous levels of air pollution in vehicles than outside vehicles.

A new survey has revealed that 21 per cent of all waste and recycling issues raised by the public are taking more than a week to resolve.

Prime Minister Theresa May has retained Sajid Javid as Minister for Communities and Local Government.

Local government needs clarity, urges LGiU

The build up to the General Election was overwhelmed with uncertainty and the results have been produced little clarity, argues LGiU.

Merged planning team for district councils

Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire District Council are close to agreeing plans for a shared planning service.

Quarter of seats haven’t changed hands since WWII

New analysis has revealed that one in four seats have been held by the same party since the Second World War.

Fire resilience missing off of threat agenda

The Business Sprinkler Alliance is urging the next government to build the case for fire resilience.

Potential impact of pest control services cuts

The British Pest Control Association is urging local authorities to ensure adequate funds are allocated to the vital pest control facility.

Tough measures for Tower Hamlets polling stations

Every polling station in Tower Hamlets will have police presence in an attempt to tackle electoral fraud and voter intimidation.

Khan warns of 'unsustainable' police cuts

Sadiq Khan has warned that future cuts to the Metropolitan Police are ‘unsustainable’ and could make it harder to foil terror attacks.

Poor IT habits putting one in 10 SMEs at risk

10 per cent of small business owners show a significant lapse in data security and ignore basic data protection rules.

Councils recognised for their website usability

36 local authorities have been identified by Socitm’s Better Connected research programme as having the UK’s top council websites.

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