ZERO-HOUR contracts are undermining the financial wellbeing of local government workers, according to new research.

NEARLY nine out of 10 councils websites are now accessible via a mobile, according to new figures.

NEITHER the Conservatives nor Labour are properly spelling out the consequences of their manifestos, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said.

COUNCILS face a "desperate" shortage of homes with 98% describing their affordable housing needs as either moderate or severe.

MANCHESTER City and Manchester United have jointly donated £1m to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund for people affected by the Manchester Arena attack.

THE NUMBER of older people with care needs is set to increase by 25% by 2025 as the population ages, according to new research.

A £4.5m Social Investment Fund has been launched to help charities and social enterprises across England to reduce homelessness.

COUNCILS in the South East say they are often not informed when homeless families are sent to their areas by London boroughs who cannot house them, a BBC investigation has found.

LIVERPOOL City Council’s chief executive has temporarily stepped down following his arrest in relation to a long-running fraud investigation.

MANCHESTER City Council and the British Red Cross have joined forces to launch an appeal for victims of last night's suicide attack at the Manchester Arena.