November 2014

National programmes of service transformation: Making these more effective, efficient and economic

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26 November 2014

The Local Government Delivery Council hosted a workshop to develop the key messages for those leading on national programmes of service transformation.

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A guide for communicating during extreme weather

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14 November 2014

Welcome to this good practice guide for councils communicating during periods of extreme weather. We have produced this in response to councils asking us for examples of good practice, how to develop a communications strategy and where they can go for further help and support.

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‘Lest we forget': councils supporting the armed forces community

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11 November 2014

How local councils are helping their serving and ex-serving forces personnel and families in their local areas

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Healthwatch: On the board toolkit

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10 November 2014

Developing skills for effectiveness on health and wellbeing boards

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Highlighting political leadership: LGA Development Offer: Community leadership

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7 November 2014

Leadership support for local politicians. A sector-led approach to improving local leadership.

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Connecting health and wellbeing boards: a social media guide

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5 November 2014

This work was undertaken in response to requests from people working with health and wellbeing boards where there was a real desire for social media to be used effectively to help the boards shape policy, explain decisions and deliver objectives.

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Must knows children: Making best use of scarce resources

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3 November 2014

When problems first arise in families, early help is not only beneficial for children but essential for making the best use of resources.

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Must knows children: Youth services and youth offending teams

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3 November 2014

Councils have a statutory duty to ‘secure, so far is reasonably practicable, equality of access for all young people to the positive, preventative and early help they need to improve their well-being', and to enable young people to lead their local offer. There are no longer separate inspections of local authority youth services.

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Must knows children: Careers and raising the participation age (RPA)

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3 November 2014

The Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) requires young people to continue in education, training or apprenticeships to the age of 18 by 2015.

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Must knows children: Special needs and disability

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3 November 2014

Councils, schools, colleges and health services must work together to support children and young people with special needs and disabilities.

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