Trade deal

Post-Brexit free trade zones could ‘rebalance the economy’, think tank claims

25/06/2019

Whitehall should establish free trade zones in most deprived areas after Brexit in order to incentivise growth and rebalance the economy, think tank argues.

Sheffield City Council promotes trade with Beijing

17/04/2019

Nine businesses from Sheffield have traveled to China as part of the local authority’s efforts to strengthen trade with Beijing.

‘Global exporters’ provide boost for Northern Powerhouse

17/08/2018

Four new ‘global exporters’ have joined the Government’s flagship programme for developing the North of England.

Birmingham’s Qatari trade mission preparing city for ‘post-Brexit landscape’, leader says

18/01/2017

Birmingham City Council’s leader has hailed his trade mission to Qatar as a ‘significant step’ in the ‘battle to unlock millions’ in post-Brexit investment.

Councils consider expanding adult services trading company

19/10/2016

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is considering becoming a shareholder of Wokingham’s adult services trading company.

Council sets up new trading company

14/07/2016

North Lincolnshire Council is the latest to set up a trading company to generate income by selling its services on the open market.

Nottingham cements China ties with 5-year deal

29/02/2016

Nottingham has signed a five-year deal with Ningbo in its bid to become ‘the UK’s most China-friendly city’.

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Safeguarding shake-up

With local safeguarding children boards being abolished, Neil Merrick finds out what new arrangements councils are setting up in their local areas.
Highways jobs

Air Quality Monitoring Project Manager

Birmingham City Council
£34,788 - £42,683
Seeking a skilled and dedicated individual with a background in environmental protection and air quality to... Birmingham, West Midlands
Recuriter: Birmingham City Council

Recycling Operative

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£21,188 - £25,675 depending on skills
Are you looking for an opportunity where your health and well-being will be promoted? London (Greater)
Recuriter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Home Improvement Agency Officer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
Have you got experience working with Aids and Adaptations? If so we have an exciting opportunity. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recuriter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Health & Safety Lead Officer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£34,788 - £39,782 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to join Sandwell’s corporate Health and Safety Unit. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recuriter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Co-opted Governor - Joseph Turner Primary School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
No Salary
If you care about the education children receive, you can make an important contribution to your local community by becoming a school governor. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recuriter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.

This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.

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