The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has cautioned that the changes to council tax charges could create ‘perverse incentives’ which discourage d

Under new plans announced by Nicky Morgan, minister for Women and Equalities, companies will be forced to reveal the number of men and women in each pay grade, revealing potential gender pay gaps.

A new Rural Planning Review has been commissioned to explore measures to reduce regulatory burdens to support productivity in rural areas, including the support of new homes, jobs and innovation.

A report led by LowCVP for Greener Journeys has claimed the bus sector has transformed over the last decade with the introduction of greener buses helping to cut carbon emissions and reduce pollution.

A report conducted by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that many civil servants experience ‘hardship and distress’ when trying to access their pensions, after the MyCSP brought in changes.

Almost 30,000 tonnes of water-damaged household goods have been dumped in landfill sites due to flooding, says the Local Government Association (LGA).

Under reforms in the Buses Bill, councils will be given more freedom to improve services and make bus travel more passenger friendly.

According to new Carbon Trust research, public sector organisations are not adequately prepared to deal with the likely impacts of climate change.

Five councils from different parts of the UK are set to save more than £50 million via a first of its kind procurement deal.

The government’s actions to remove ‘unjustifiable barriers’ to people wishing to access their pension fund have been revealed by Harriet Baldwin, economic secretary to the Treasury.

According to a report published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), the number of causal care staff employed by councils has fallen by 25 per cent over the past five years.

Lord Heseltine has announced that a new panel will be introduced to examine how the layout of estates can be best used to deliver more quality homes for renting and buying.

The funding model the government intends to use to finance the Right to Buy model strategy has been criticised by the Commons Communities Committee (CCC), which maintains that plans to allow social tenants in England to buy their homes are ‘extremely questionable’.

New powers that will allow local authorities to extend Sunday trading hours in their local area are expected to be introduced this autumn.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a four year finance settlement for local government, which aims to grant councils greater freedom from Whitehall.

The growing financial services sector in Yorkshire is set to be promoted to international investors, in a bid to promote economic growth outside of London.

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