A great new tool to help social worker members

Excessive workload for social workers is a long-running problem, which has worsened considerably as the cuts bite

Scottish council workers vote for two-year pay deal

Ballot sees 88% of local government members in Scotland vote for 1.5% rise for 2015 and1% in 2016

Councils condemn trade union bill

Employers across the country join unions in condemning ‘unnecessary and petty’ legislation

Council cuts could mean more children in need let down

Billions of pounds of cuts mean that few councils can cope with demands from young people