The West Midlands Combined Authority has announced the appointment of a director of finance

Sean Pearce former chief financial officer at Worcestershire County Council has been named as director of finance for the WMCA....Read more

West Midlands Mayor welcomes confirmation of north of England HS2 routes

Andy Street welcomes the economic benefits and "huge opportunities" that HS2 is bringing to the West Midlands....Read more

Sheffield City Region celebrates 73% increase in foreign investment

New figures show that foreign investment into the Sheffield City Region (SCR) leapt by 73% in the financial year to the end of March. ...Read more

Driverless, all electric, shuttle bus starts service in Paris

An autonomous shuttle service has been launched in the heart of the Paris, La Défense business district .  ...Read more

Decreased spending on cyber security leaves councils in jeopardy

Councils facing impossible choice between between spending on cyber security or delivering front-line services....Read more

VIDEO: Chris Kendall, Digital Strategist for Idox, talks administrative efficiency and the fear of data

The promotion and use of new data is key to the efficiency of local government's administrative procedures. ...Read more

Andy Burnham, Greater Manchester Mayor, says there is a need to improve services for trans people.

VIDEO: Martin Reeves, CEX West Midlands Combined Authority, on devolution threats and opportunities

Why do so many newly designed council websites fail Better Connected usability tests?

West Midlands Combined Authority announces three new travel schemes using the"Swift" smartcard.

The money local government has for vital day-to-day local services is running out fast says LGA Chairman

PODCAST: Driverless, electric, delivery vans promise much for local and social services

Rubbish and recycling - customer conversion to digital services is slow

Council appeals £150k fine imposed over publication of sensitive data