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CTSI: Workforce Survey 2016

August 24, 2016 by LGiU

The Chartered Trading Standard’s Institute’s workforce survey 2016 provides the most concise and up to date information available on the state of local authority trading standards services operating across England, Scotland and Wales. The final report provides factual information on trading standards budgets, staffing levels, specialist skills and structure within…


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New for C’llr Awards 2016: Local Trust’s Community Collaborator category

August 17, 2016 by LGiU

Debbie Ladds, chief executive of Local Trust, introduces this year’s new category for C’llr Achievement Awards 2016: Local Trust’s Community Collaborator Award. Who is it for and why does it matter? At the Local Government Association conference in July 2016, we invited local and national political leaders and others to debate…


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Crowding out: an update

July 20, 2016 by LGiU

Rose La Touche from Camden Council updates blog readers on the progress of a project that has been working to tackle some of the problems faced by those living in overcrowded housing.


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APPG summer reception 2016

July 15, 2016 by LGiU

Well we certainly picked an interesting, not to say historic day, to hold the annual local government APPG summer reception.


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Viewpoint: Being ignored

June 21, 2016 by LGiU

Jonathan Flowers on experiencing the fear and frustration of not being listened to.


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Jo Cox

June 17, 2016 by LGiU

Alongside the rest of the country, we at LGiU are shocked and saddened beyond measure at the brutal murder of Jo Cox.


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Viewpoint: Mind and body go hand in hand for well-being

June 14, 2016 by LGiU

With one in four of us experiencing mental health problems in any one year, it’s important to recognise that promoting mental well-being is as important as physical well-being, says Tom Pollard.


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Viewpoint: A bitter pill to swallow

June 6, 2016 by LGiU

Chris Ford warns that the proposed cuts to community pharmacy funding represent a set back to tackling health inequalities and a major loss of important community assets.


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Viewpoint: Public involvement strengthens the devolution hand

May 23, 2016 by LGiU

The Centre for Public Scrutiny has just launched a new paper on the stages that local areas will have to go through in agreeing and implementing a devolution deals which also highlights the need for greater public involvement, writes Ed Hammond.


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