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Coronavirus: information for councils
New podcast episode: Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
LGA responds to High Court Judgement on holding online and hybrid council meetings
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
In this episode, one of our NGDP graduates, Esther Barrott, explores what councils really do and why it's important to vote in the upcoming elections, with the help of experts Jackie Weaver, Councillor Peter Fleming and Lord Simon Woolley.
Driving efficiency in the delivery of Green Homes Grant LAD2 projects, Tuesday 4 May 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
Building community partnerships to achieve a shared vision on nature and land-use
With continuing UK population growth and increasing land pressures for food production, infrastructure and development, how can land be managed sustainably whilst still meeting demand, and help restore biodiversity.
Leadership Academy impact survey 2019-2020
Leadership Academic impact survey results show it improved the ability of most councillors to carry out their role.
A Principles Based Approach to Social Value and Commissioning and Procurement
Social Value UK are the National Network for social value in the UK of Social Value International, the global social value movement, and the professional body for Social Value and SROI Practitioners. SVUK advocates for a principles based approach to accounting for and managing social value.
The London Borough of Havering: Using the COM-B framework to develop a vaccine take up strategy
Adopted a systematic approach to encourage vaccine take up.
Hampshire County Council: Worked with the University of Southampton on rapid targeting of audiences
Creating a rapid segmentation tool to target communications.
Remote council meetings temperature check 2021
In order to understand how councils made use of these powers and their views as to how such powers might be used in the future, the Local Government Association conducted a ‘temperature check’ of councils in England. The findings of the research were also intended to contribute to an MHCLG call for evidence on the matter.
Immediately after the election: guidance for members
Once the votes have been counted, it is time for the decision making to begin. Whether you find yourself with a change in political leadership, change of control, no overall control or a minority administration we hope the advice below will be able to help and provide some practical tips and guidance.
General case studies about improving support for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people
Case studies from the new CHIP Supporting adults with learning disabilities to have better lives outcomes and improvement framework
Camden - April
Find out what you need to know about publicity during the pre-election period.
‘The response of colleagues, partners and public has been phenomenal’
An interview with Jennifer Connolly, Director of Public Health, Stockport Council
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