Is the allocated emergency funding sufficient?
April 6, 2020
More money for local government is good news – as long as the response to it is the right one
October 4, 2019
Today, we launch our report in association with the NLGN on the transformation of children's services.
September 10, 2019
Our Top 10 ranking of councils in relation to high needs has today been published by The MJ.
July 4, 2019
Time and again over the past five years, children’s social workers have told me that the insufficiency of children and young people’s mental health support is a crippling factor preventing them getting the best outcomes.
July 1, 2019
Yesterday it was reported that Theresa May is considering allowing councils to increase the social care precept to cover the…
December 13, 2016
The Chancellor’s business rate reduction in today’s Budget is a bitter pill for local government to swallow. Just when it…
March 16, 2016
Our recent survey of around 100 Council chief executives and senior directors showed that the financial sustainability of adult social…
March 4, 2016
The social care council tax precept is good politics for George Osborne and bad politics for local government. He’s devolving…
November 25, 2015