Headlines: 25 November, 2015

Despite new opportunities for employer-supported volunteering, neither organisations nor the voluntary sector are effectively tackling the barriers preventing greater co-operation. The Government is committed to introducing three days volunteering leave requiring large businesses and public bodies to offer employees three days’ paid leave. While this offers a game changing opportunity it has also revealed a […]


Headlines: 23 November, 2015

The Department for Communities and Local Government has confirmed that communities and parishes will have a role in local authorities’ devolution deals. James Wharton, DCLG minister, said: “Local parish and town councils must be proactive, be engaged, and seize the opportunity of devolution. They should find the opportunities that exist and drive them forward to […]

Feature: 27 November, 2015

The pressure on town councils to move forward efficiently is increasing, with resources and budgets being stretched across the board. At the same time, the responsibilities of town councils and the services being provided are increasing, putting extra time pressures on managers as Jackie MacArthur, Town Centre & Marketing Manager from Congleton Town Council explains. […]

Abstract: 19 November, 2015

District councils are the sleeping giants of public health and it is time to wake them. This is main finding from an editorially independent report commissioned by the District Councils’ Network. The functions of District councils that directly influence our health are housing, leisure and green spaces as well as a wide range of activities […]

Review: 14 July, 2015

Kevin Murray draws on years of experience spent coaching top leaders from a wide range of organizations to create a unique, successful model for developing your own leadership skills. Inspiring leaders make us want to achieve more. They persuade us to their cause, win our active support, help us to work better together and make […]

Review: 7 July, 2015

In The Front-Line Leader, Chris Van Gorder candidly shares his own incredible story, from police officer to CEO, and the leadership philosophy that drives all of his decisions and actions: people come first. Van Gorder began his unlikely career as a California police officer, which deeply instilled in him a sense of social responsibility, honesty, […]

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