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Councillor Camp 2013

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In a guest post FutureGov’s Jon Foster urges digitally minded councillors to get themselves along to Councillor Camp (which the LGiU is very pleased to be part of) – it will be fun, informative and it’s free!

LGiU runs 13.1 miles

royal parks

Last Sunday six LGiU staff ran the Royal Parks half-marathon. We came 50th in the corporate team standings with a total time of 11hrs 21mins – easily smashing our target of 12 hours. We put ourselves through this ordeal to help …

LGiU events at Liberal Democrat Party Conference

social care

 

You are invited to…

  LGiU are hosting a drinks reception at the LGA Conference: Pitcher and Piano (just outside the ICC – over the canal) Wednesday 27 June, 18.30 – 20.00. All welcome to attend, please RSVP to Barry on barry.obrien@lgiu.org.uk or call …

EVENT: The Financial Implications of the Localism Act and the Local Government Finance Bill

In February, LGiU published research we’ve conducted with local finance officers on the impact and implications of the Local Government Finance Bill. The full results can be found here. Some key findings are: 47% of councils thought they will lose financially through …

Event: How to build a local currency

The Brixton Pound (B£) is designed to support Brixton businesses and encourage local trade and production. It’s a complementary currency, working alongside (not replacing) pounds sterling, for use by independent local shops and traders, with a view to maintaining the …

Making the reform agenda work: LGiU seminars Spring 2012

The LGiU is running a series of seminars this spring that will focus on some of the key areas of the government’s reform agenda for local authorities.

Learning and Development seminars in 2012

LGiU runs an extensive programme of informative, practical and very popular seminars for local government. The seminars cover a range of subjects and keep elected members and officers up to date with key developments. Below is a list of all the seminars we …

Using social media: understanding the basics

Public and private sector organisations are using social media to manage their reputation and build new audiences. LGiU believes in these new digital tools and we’d love to share strategies that we’ve designed through working closely with our member organisations. …

Civil Society Innovation Network: event 1, part 3

This is the final of three blogs on the first event of our new Civil Society Innovation Network. Part 1 included videos from Lord Adebowale from Turning Point. The second post focused on the Ministerial address by Andrew Stunell MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary …