A two year pay deal for local government workers will now go ahead despite Unite refusing the approve the offer.

Charities have urged councils to call off bailiffs pursuing vulnerable residents for council tax debts.

All premises that sell food products should be forced to display their food hygiene rating on the door, the Local Government Association (LGA) has argued.

Research by City University London has said that the gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people in England and Wales is widening, for the fi

According to analysis conducted by the BBC, in certain regions of England, fewer than 20 per cent of eligible voters took part in the recent local elections.

According to data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), the number of empty homes is now at a record low.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said that housing developers should be legally required to install anti-flood measures when constructing new homes.

A new partnership between Kier Living, Cheyne Capital and The Housing Growth Partnership has been launched to pool £1 billion in order to construct 10,000 new homes, in partnership with local authorities and housing associations.

Derby City council has begun offering new social workers a £10,000 incentive, to be used towards a mortgage.

A report conducted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that the government’s plan to extend its Right to Buy policy lacks clarity.

A study published by the Children’s Society has warned that moves to restrict support given to migrant families could result in more children becoming homeless, putting them at further rise of exploitation and abuse.

Government minister James Wharton has told East Anglia officials they can take or leave the devolution deal that was singed before the budget.

New longer lorries pose a ‘significant road safety threat’ and should be restricted, the Campaign for Better Transport has warned.

Unison has announced that it will accept a two-year pay deal for local authority workers, following a meeting of local government representatives a

According to a new report by APSE and the New Policy Institute (NPI), councils could be unable to fund services such as parks, highways and refuse collection by 2020.

The government has invested £60 million in accelerating innovation across the Midlands Engine.

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Taking place on 18-19 May 2016, FLOODEX is the trade event for flood defence and the water level management sector looking at flood defence, prevention, mitigation and drainage.

 With flooding in Britain forecast to increase and predictions of an escalation of flood instances, it's clear that Britain faces a major problem and a need to identify the most effective solutions.
 

IFSEC International, Europe's largest security exhibition, welcomes over 27,000 global security professionals to ExCeL London to explore the latest innovations and hear from the best in the industry, all under one roof over three days.

It’s going to be a huge year for housing – so make sure you’re at the heart of the debate at Housing 2016.