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LGA Corporate Peer Challenge: East Devon District Council

Feedback report: 6 – 8 February 2024

Challenge 3: Wiltshire Council

In March the LG Challenge 2024 cohort headed to the South West to tackle their third challenge, hosted by Wiltshire Council.

Financial resilience in children’s services

Alongside the wider LGA corporate finance offer, we have a specific offer to help local authorities to better understand the use of resources and capacity across children’s services and the impact of this on budgets.

Cyber security and resilience blueprint series

The LGA is developing a series of blueprints to support councils review and establish their strategic and operational approach to managing their cyber defences and bolstering their resilience plans in the event of a cyber-attack.

Financial wellbeing

Money worries affect staff at different stages of their lives and can affect their performance at work. We have resources for employers to support staff.

Mental health

Helping employers to promote and support good mental health at work.

Wellbeing

Supporting employers with the health, resilience and wellness of their workforce.

Homes for NHS staff toolkit

This toolkit is intended as a guide for NHS Trusts, Foundation Trusts and other owners of NHS estate that have identified surplus land and are considering disposing of this land for residential development.

Understanding demand

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced in October 2017 that NHS staff would be offered first refusal on affordable homes built on surplus land disposed of by NHS estate owners, with an ambition to benefit up to 3,000 staff.

Project feasibility

When a site has been identified as surplus and estate owners have considered their objectives, including whether Homes for NHS Staff should be provided, it may be appropriate to commission an options appraisal.