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What does the 2019-20 local government finance settlement mean for councils?
With budget cuts affecting councils across Britain, it's worth looking at new ways to close the funding gap – such as higher empty home tax.
Under new legislation, debtors will be given a six week grace period to seek financial help – but what does this mean for creditors?
New government fund launched to help councils kick-start digital services.
Councils are increasing their investment in commercial property, a move predicted to have a wide-ranging impact.
Landlords are already responding the the interest rate rise, but how will it affect the market?
A new study shows a simple way councils can back local business: and reap the benefits.
The rising cost of children's social care has hit council budgets, but we can still avoid a crisis.
Digital transformation has long been a concern for councils – and now's the time to take the plunge.
Sedgemoor Council has written off over £600,000 of debt; here's why.
Why councils must consider higher taxes on empty homes.
Rising Right to Buy sales raises questions over affordable housing stock.
Devolution is stalling as Westminster neglects local expertise.
Understanding Sajid Javid’s funding shakeup is key to council budgets in 2018.
Parking charges generate millions for local councils.
The shortage of social workers is taking its toll on local authorities.
Councils budget cuts leave many facing a care home shortage by 2022.
Government Digital Service seeking council service teams to pilot GOV.UK Pay.
Waste collection is becoming the new frontier for council cuts.