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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to new package to encourage more to self-isolate
Lessons learned in communicating devolution
Regulatory services submission: Comprehensive Spending Review 2020
A joint submission by the Local Government Association, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.
Kickstart: what good looks like
This paper aims to support local and national discussions on the design, commissioning and delivery of Kickstart.
LGA responds to new modern slavery measures
"Modern slavery is abhorrent and councils across the country are working hard to help tackle it. This includes trying to eliminate it from their supply chains during the procurement process. This act will help councils to carry out this work."
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019-20 summary report
The Local Government Earnings and Demography Survey provides paybill and average pay rate information for all local government employees (excluding teachers) in England and Wales as well as examining the key characteristics of the workforce.
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019/20
The local government earnings and demography survey (LGEDS) 2019/20 provides paybill, average pay rate and demographic information for all local government employees (excluding teachers). The survey collects details of individual local government posts; the results presented below are based on around 450,000 posts.
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This short case study outlines how the council has combined excellent internal communications with a strong health and wellbeing offer to create an environment where people feel better able to manage their mental health.
Evaluation of sector-led improvement -Data analysis report
This report forms part of the Local Government Association (LGA) evaluation of sector-led improvement. It provides a quantitative assessment of sector performance and how this has changed since 2009/10
Business Rates Avoidance Survey Report 2019
In July 2019 the LGA surveyed councils responsible for collecting business rates to gather information about estimated amounts lost to avoidance in their local areas, the different types of avoidance, and to seek their opinions on possible measures to mitigate against avoidance.
Councils and E-Commerce: The why, what and how of a Local E-Commerce Levy
This report is intended to inform and promote the debate on a Local E-Commerce Levy and does not represent LGA policy.
Business Rates Avoidance
Summary of survey findings and recommendations.
Leadership Academy impact survey 2018-19
This report presents the findings of an end of programme survey completed by participants of the LGA’s Leadership Academy.
LGA: Dangerous fake alcohol warning to New Year’s Eve revellers
New Year’s Eve revellers are being urged to avoid cheap and dangerous fake alcohol being sold by rogue retailers ahead of the biggest social night of the year.
LGA responds to homelessness funding announcement
Today’s announcement shows that the Government has listened to our calls and continued to fund homelessness services
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.