StepChange's Robbie de Santos explains how a tough stand on council tax debt can be counterproductive.
Mark Hammond, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission introduces new guidance from the Commission that aims to help local authorities apply equality and human rights law in the run-up to the election.
The University of Liverpool and Liverpool City Council are convening a conference next Tuesday to make clear just how important being a part of Europe is to Liverpool and the rest of the country. Professor Michael Parkinson CBE, Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool explains why.
Cllr Gavin Edwards, Chair of Overview and Scrutiny at Southwark Council, discusses new approaches to council outsourcing and procurement
This morning the BBC Radio 4 covered the story of Deb Claridge - a care worker who has been struggling to have her claim resolved. This continues the debate we explored in our recent report on the home care workforce.
For every one of us with a bestowed interest in democracy, local or otherwise, there are another half-dozen people feeling disenfranchised by the current mechanics of the political system.
The Children’s Services Development Group (CSDG) was delighted to launch
The extra £2 billion for health care services announced in the Autumn Statement last week is fantastic news. It is testament to Norman Lamb’s effective and high profile campaigning for urgent funding for the NHS, as well as the hard work behind the scenes by many colleagues making the case.…
Good care is about valuing people; both those receiving care and those providing it. Care workers are our greatest asset at a time when more of us need care either in later life or due to disability. Our staff are critical in determining the quality and safety of the care…
Alan Long says we cannot continue to undervalue our home care workers.