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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to new package to encourage more to self-isolate
Lessons learned in communicating devolution
Kickstart: what good looks like
This paper aims to support local and national discussions on the design, commissioning and delivery of Kickstart. It has been produced by the Labour Market, Employment and Skills Task and Finish Group which is part of the Local Economic Recovery Working Group (ERWG).
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.
Business Rates Review: call for evidence: Tranche One response, September 2020
On the high streets, footfall is down over 43 per cent compared to the same period last year. Before the pandemic, footfall had dropped over 10 per cent in the last 7 years. Internet sales had risen 21 per cent of all retail sales from 7 per cent a decade earlier and during the pandemic had jumped to nearly 33 per cent of all retail sales.
Strengthening the role of advocacy in making safeguarding personal
This briefing offers support to those who have duties to commission and arrange advocacy services and to the advocacy sector in its delivery, including in defining both advocacy and Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP).
Remote council meetings: Wirral Council
Wirral Council has been using Public-i to webcast the majority of our public meetings for over two years. When the COVID-19 restrictions came in we decided we wanted to continue broadcasting via Public-i as a lot of residents were already used to finding our webcasts on the Public-I micro-site. We have been running our meetings through Microsoft Teams and broadcasting them through Public-I’s Connect Anywhere system.
LGA launches report to help councils tackle climate change
Councils across the country are leading local communities to combat climate change, the Local Government Association sets out today.
Liverpool City Region: Liverpool Knowledge Quarter
Region: North West, West Midlands
Theme: Integrated Public Services
Charging up the green recovery
Councils across the country are focusing their efforts on how we can lead the economic recovery post-pandemic. Communities have suffered during this period of hibernation and we need to ensure that we secure a recovery that delivers sustainable growth for all our residents.
COVID-19 Workforce survey research report, 12 August 2020
This report is part of a series of bi-weekly surveys of all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland collecting key workforce data on how the local government sector is responding to COVID-19.
In British politics, rosettes (or sometimes flowers and ties) of a political party are often worn by candidates and their agents.
Building on the employee experience of lockdown – how was it for you?
Success in recovery will be in our ability to evidence-base our approach to the experience, one in which the learning is insightful, timely and inclusive.
Switched on Portsmouth reports big impact on fuel poverty mitigation and domestic energy efficiency with annual impact report
Switched On Portsmouth was launched in November 2019 by Portsmouth City Council to provide a comprehensive service to offer Portsmouth, Gosport and Havant residents ways in which they can save energy and money in their homes.
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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.