We’ve said it for so long, it’s beginning to get tiresome. We’re facing a crisis in care of monumental proportions. The system is creaking. We need more people to take on caring roles to meet the needs of an ageing …
LGiU has worked in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to look at the opportunities and challenges presented to local authorities by new technology. The report claims that we need to stop thinking about technology as a solution in itself. Rather, we need …
New LGiU report, “Public Houses: How councils and communities can save pubs”, produced in partnership with CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) argues that local authorities should take action to protect pubs from redevelopment. The report, which is based on a series of …
LGiU has carried out an evaluation of Lambeth’s new approach to improving the local neighbourhood. Instead of asking residents “do you support this proposal”, Lambeth wanted to ask residents “what would you like to see in this area?” The approach …
The LGiU and MJ are proud to publish the 2014 political control local authorities map, reflecting all the latest results from the 2014 local elections. Download the PDF of the map here.
- 25 July Birmingham Schools – statement by Secretary of State on 22 July 2014
- 25 July Weekly Policy Summary – 25 July
- 24 July Lessons from London schools – Government research
- 24 July New LGiU Report: Technology and transformation in town halls
- 24 July Pension Funds – Governance
11 September 09:30 - 15:00: An Introduction to Local Government Finance
Council budgets look likely to be under significant pressure until the end of the decade. This seminar will look at the implications of these longer term trends as well as the impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review for 2015/16 announced by the Chancellor in June.
- 15 September 09:45 - 16:30 Community Engagement in the current climate
- 23 September 09:30 - 16:00 Social Media, Community & The Local Authority
- 25 September 10:00 - 15:00 Councillor Training: Chairing Skills
- 13 October 09:30 - 15:30 Understanding Communities through Participatory Appraisal
LGIU in the news
- 24 July Guardian: Homecare needs a highly-skilled workforce to care for our ageing society
- 24 July Guardian: What will the social care workforce of the future look like? Live discussion
- 20 July The Observer: The rise of data and the death of politics
- 17 July Guardian: How to save a pub at risk of closure
- 17 July Public Finance: Service delivery: is there an app for that?