They hope this will be fixed by taking on communication experts and by finding a way of making councillors less critical of the Council. They are to be required to show 'respect' for the Council.
Head of Public Relations advertised (in Feb when the Council were announcing further budget cuts) at £74k
Head of Communications to whom Head of PR reports (recruiting now) estimated at £86k
Add 20% for their pension contributions
Add 13 % for Employer national insurance contributions
- Add their 'on costs' - expenses, office accommodation and support staff