Steve McIntyre, partner and architect at FaulknerBrowns Architects, discusses Rochdale Borough Council's award-winning Number One Riverside building and how to create a successful civi

Paul Tombs, head of public services and infrastructure at Zurich Municipal, says that with the risk of flooding on the rise, there is a renewed emphasis on the role of the local authority.

When school assessment levels are removed, how do teachers and parents alike monitor a child's strengths and weaknesses? 

English devolution is climbing up the agenda and both main political parties are seem to more decentralisation. Are we on the verge of a new era in local government or another false dawn?

Alex Rabbetts, chief executive of data centre consultancy MigSolv, looks at the "potent" security risks of cloud storage for local authorities.

Mark Johnson, a partner in the Public Services Team at law firm Geldards, considers the issues and challenges facing authorities tasked with securing greater integration of health and social c

Catherine Kift, director and head of local government interim management at Veredus, calls on council executive teams to drive forward change in the digital age. 

James Cleary of Veredus Interim Management examines how the London housing crisis is affecting local government talent strategies. 

Transport for London (TfL) has recently announced it will work with small firms for the £330m redevelopment of 70 of its train stations, something construction expert Richard Selby believes local authorities could learn from.   

With extreme weather like the winter floods set to become more common, Chris Cullis, business manager resilience at Frazer-Nash Consultancy, looks at the crucial role of local authorities in modelling effective responses to a regional crisis.