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Local elections 2014: Help us tell the story


The LGiU and our guest contributors will be live blogging during the 2014 Local Elections on 22 May and throughout the counts the next day. Sign up to become a Count Correspondent and help us tell the story or register for our email alerts.

LGiU & CITB launch national series of Construction Summits


LGiU and CITB, the Industry Training Board for the UK construction sector, have launched a national series of Construction Summits to explore how local government can best support the sector in order to deliver local economic growth.

Commissioning in Adult Social Care: The LGiU and Mears Thought Leader Series – A Summary


From May 2013 – February 2014 LGiU worked in partnership with social care provider Mears to deliver a series of roundtables for our Adult Social Care Thought Leader Series. The series followed on from our report published October 2012, “Outcomes Matter: effective …

Job Vacancy: Partnerships Development Officer

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This is an exciting new post to play a key part in LGiU’s new Partnerships Team, growing LGiU’s role in the sector by building our membership and other partnerships. Importantly this post will contribute to effective relationship management, engaging our members and other partners in constructive dialogue and supporting sector policy development.

Call for evidence: The Commission on the Future of the Home Care Workforce


How can we make sure that we have the right workforce to care for people in their own homes?

Synaptic public services

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What’s next for localism? Jonathan Carr-West spells out a vision for synaptic public services, where councils shift from doing things to making things happen.

2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards: Winners Announced!

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The winners of the LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards were revealed on Tuesday evening at an awards ceremony at the Lord Mayor’s Parlour, Westminster City Hall

Councils in the Driving Seat? Local Authorities and Traffic Enforcement

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LGiU and SEA have worked together on this state-of-the-nation look at local authorities and traffic enforcement. Our research shows that councils take their responsibility to deliver appropriate, local strategies which protect the law-abiding majority seriously. Councils have come in for criticism that …

5 ways councils can help residents ease debt


Jonathan Carr-West explains how councils can better support those struggling with personal debt in the community.

LGiU and CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards 2014

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The shortlist for the 2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards has now been announced.