Local Government Association

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

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Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Mentoring Scheme

The role of chief finance officer (CFO) is one of the most challenging and highly scrutinised roles in local government. Our Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Mentoring Scheme supports CFOs and deputy CFOs to develop the knowledge and skills they need to excel in the role.

Supporting council improvement – 2022/23 highlights

This year in review of the programmes that made up our sector support offer in 2022/23 provides a snapshot of the ways we supported councils to improve, develop leadership, make data-informed decisions, share notable practice, and – in so doing – build capacity and capability in local government.

Diverse by Design for adult social care

We have commissioned Hodges and Associates, an expert equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) organisation, to trial the implementation of Diverse by

High streets

High streets and town centres are central to local places. They establish a favourable business environment that entices and promotes businesses, enhances employment opportunities, provides reskilling initiatives and invests in local commerce.

Cyber, digital and technology

Investment in digitalisation is a key area which fits within all three of the UKSPF investment priorities, by investing in digital infrastructure, increasing connectivity and improving digital skills in communities.

Culture, tourism and sport

By supporting and cultivating a thriving culture, tourism, leisure and sport offer, local authorities can foster places that are attractive for residents, workers, and visitors alike.