Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

Has taxonomy terms (with depth)

Improvement and assurance framework for local government

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.

The LGA perspective

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

Organisational development

Addressing the workforce dimensions of organisational transformation to deliver people-centred and value for money services, using the best OD techniques.

Skills development

Developing employees’ skills and knowledge, in an innovative, high performance, multi-agency context.

Recruitment and retention

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.