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Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Nottingham City Council is preparing to set next year’s budget against a backdrop of £130m of cuts to its Government grant since 2010 and a national shift towards local taxpayers footing the bill for services. Shifting the burden to local taxpayers includes the Government’s proposed additional 3% social care precept as a way to address […]

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Nottingham sees biggest unemployment drop among Core Cities  

Nottingham sees biggest unemployment drop among Core Cities   

Nottingham has seen the biggest fall in unemployment of any of England’s Core Cities, according to latest figures. Unemployment in Nottingham City fell by 2.9% in the month of October and by 6% in the previous 12 months. Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol and Leeds saw lower reductions while Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle saw unemployment increase. Figures […]

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