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Coronavirus: information for councils
Guidance on the pre-election period
LGA responds to rough sleeping figures
Annual Fire Conference - Building safety: Legislation, 3 March 2021
Download the presentation from Peter Baker, Director, Building Safety & Construction, Health and Safety Executive.
Neurodiversity in the fire and rescue service - 2 March 2021
Dr Nancy Doyle - Neurodiversity Awareness
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Tackling specific issues: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness, 1 March 2021
Download the presentations from this event.
Find out what you need to know about publicity during the pre-election period.
DfE update - Early Career Framework
From September 2021, the Government is funding an entitlement for all early career teachers in England to access high quality professional development at the start of their career.
One year on from PM's pledge: social care needs a reset
We need a radical rethink of what we want social care to be and how we can help achieve it.
LGA responds to HCLG Committee report on social housing
“Housing must be a central part of the national recovery from coronavirus. Now is the time for a genuine renaissance in council house-building that reduces homelessness, gets rough sleepers off the streets for good, supports people’s wellbeing and is climate-friendly.”
Alcohol and COVID-19: tackling problem drinking after lockdown, 27 July 2020
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The impact of COVID-19 on culture, leisure tourism and sport
From the beginning of lockdown, it was apparent that COVID-19 would have a significant
impact on the culture, leisure, tourism and sport sectors. To gain a better understanding of
this impact, the Local Government Association (LGA) undertook a series of interviews with
senior council officers for culture and leisure between April and June 2020.
COVID-19 communications: Internal communications
As local authorities move to recovery phase and develop a “new normal” for working, they will be faced with several internal communications challenges.
Supporting the development of babies and young children during the COVID-19 outbreak - 23 July 2020
Reflections on responding to COVID-19 Maura Appleby, Principal Lead (Health) Stockport Family, Stockport Foundation Trust Health visiting during COVID
COVID-19 communications: place leadership
Recovery and renewal needs place-led leadership and collaborative action. Here, John Till from place marketing company thinkingplace, shows how councils can make their place the hero.
COVID-19 communications: Living with COVID-19: local clusters and outbreak control
As this next phase of the pandemic develops, it has become increasingly clear that local government will play a pivotal role in controlling the spread of the virus through effective local cluster and outbreak control.
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