Our latest work on: Local government finance

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Briefings & Essential Guides

Shared services

December 11, 2018

Shared services are now an established feature of local government. We consider here many of the issues facing councils and how they have been tackled by specific councils, and ask whether shared service arrangements and partnerships increase…

Blog posts & News releases

The (local) state we’re in

November 20, 2018

Does it matter if local government fails? Well obviously at LGiU we think it does, writes Jonathan Carr-West. But, why?

Projects & Reports

Local Finance Taskforce – Finance Scorecard

July 23, 2018

Business Rate Retention and the Fairer Funding Review are important steps towards reforming local government finance; but we believe that to achieve a sustainable system we need a much broader and more radical conversation post 2020. This…

Events

LGiU & Core Cities Roundtable: Local Government Finance

January 15, 2019

Core Cities UK, London Councils and the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) are inviting Core City Treasurers and their counterparts in other types of local authority to a round table discussion event in London on council finances.…

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