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Councils need funding for adult social care assurance
Children’s social care placements costing £10,000-plus rise sharply
Thousands of refugees could be on the streets for Christmas
The LGA's response to the Government's open consultation on creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping.
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Feedback report: 20 - 23 June 2023
We aim to map the various elements that provide assurance of the performance of local government and to demonstrate how they all fit together. We hope that this framework will be useful both for councils and the public.
We have highlighted below the top ten tips for Directors of Children's services.
The National Employers have made a full and final offer to the Officers’ Side in response to the Officers’ Side’s pay and conditions claim for 2022 and a final pay offer for 2023.
The issue we should be grappling with is not whether social care should become part of a national service structure controlled from the distant
District councils operate at a level where we truly understand the health and wellbeing needs of our communities. With people and place at the heart
Adult social care has and continues to face significant challenges as a result of the current financial context, rising demand and evolving public
What is the best vehicle (highly centralised or local) for good governance? The organisation of public services is not a new topic of conversation
Sending the right message from the centre The addition of ‘And Social Care’ to the Department of Health’s title is important recognition that adult
Addressing the workforce dimensions of organisational transformation to deliver people-centred and value for money services, using the best OD techniques.
Developing employees’ skills and knowledge, in an innovative, high performance, multi-agency context.
Taking action to: recruit and retain the right workforce; address key future occupational skill shortages; promote jobs and careers; identify, develop and motivate talent and address diversity issues.
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