Local Government Association

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

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HR metrics research

The LGA and CIPD are working in partnership to create an evidence base for a core set of metrics for measuring people management in local government.

Culture and place: case studies

This section explores the connection between culture and people's satisfaction in place, and showcases examples of how we can move towards a more strategic long-term approach to funding culture at a place-based level.

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Forget What You Think You Know... about culture

Following a turbulent two years for the cultural sector, Esther Barrott explores the benefits that local cultural services provide for us all, and the challenges that culture and the arts still face today.

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Helping communities connect to digital services and more


Supporting residents without the skills, confidence or infrastructure to go online