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Employee agreements derailed at Plymouth Council


According to media reports, Plymouth Council has little chance of coming to an agreement with staff on new terms and... (Continue reading)

COSLA boss warns against centralising Scottish forces


The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) chief executive Rory Mair says that SNP’s plans to combine eight Scottish police... (Continue reading)

London Mayor backs new High Street Fund


London Mayor Boris Johnson has joined with a group of high profile UK companies and local authorities to create a... (Continue reading)

London council seeks £30m housing bidder


According to media reports, the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham is now seeking a contractor to carry out planned... (Continue reading)

Derby Council picks Mace for velodrome

According to media reports, Mace has been named as preferred bidder to build a new veoldrome and sports arena at... (Continue reading)

Fujitsu awarded in Scottish procurement framework agreement

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The Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate has awarded Fujitsu a place on both (two) Lots for the IT Managed Services... (Continue reading)

Enterprize Zones a Thatcher re-hash – Prescott


Former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has attacked the Government’s plans over enterprise zones, saying they don’t work and are... (Continue reading)

Manufacturing looking healthy – CBI


According to the CBI, UK manufacturers are reporting healthy order books and expectations for output growth are above their long-run... (Continue reading)

Halton Borough Council approves hotel plans


Halton Borough Council has granted planning permission for a £12m hotel. The four-storey Premier Inn, which includes an 7,500sqft restaurant,... (Continue reading)