Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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Using behavioural insights to encourage healthier lifestyles and reduce childhood obesity

In 2015-17, the Healthy London Partnership teamed up with Uscreates to work with three London boroughs (Haringey, Hackney and Tower Hamlets) to research and develop social interventions to address the growing levels of childhood obesity.

Efficiency and income generation

21st Century Public Servant - North East Lincolnshire Council

Councils need to think and behave differently and work in a way that is more relevant to the context in which councils now have to operate. North East Lincolnshire Council have faced that challenge head on and have used the University of Birmingham's research into the changing role of public sector employees in order to start working in a different way now and in the future.

Workforce

Essex: working with partners and communities to develop your place brand

When the Essex Partners Group commissioned research into the big challenges facing the county, it became clear that no organisation could tackle them alone. But before working out the practical solutions, the group needed to decide on a story to unite behind everyone with a role to play.

Communications support

Smaller Bigger Different: 21st Century Public Servant

In April 2016, Sutton Council initiated a project called Smaller Bigger Different. The aim of the project was to review and refresh our whole approach to organisational development to ensure that everyone working at and for Sutton has the skills necessary to meet the new challenges facing the organisation.

Workforce

Rother & Wealden - shared environmental health service

A shared service maintaining and enhancing local independent professional regulation.

Efficiency and income generation

London Borough of Hackney: engaging your audiences in your corporate narrative

With Hackney experiencing unprecedented change over the past decade, the council had to make sure that its corporate narrative reflected the realities of its communities.

Communications support

Housing our ageing population case study: Birmingham City Council

Learning from councils meeting the housing need for our ageing population.

Housing our ageing population case study: Central Bedfordshire

Our 'Housing our ageing populaton' report sets out in detail what is required to meet the housing needs of our ageing population and how councils around the country are innovating to support older people to live in their homes for longer and promote positive ageing.

Housing our ageing population case study: Essex County Council

Our 'Housing our ageing populaton' report sets out in detail what is required to meet the housing needs of our ageing population and how councils around the country are innovating to support older people to live in their homes for longer and promote positive ageing.

Housing our ageing population case study: Mansfield District Council

Our 'Housing our ageing populaton' report sets out in detail what is required to meet the housing needs of our ageing population and how councils around the country are innovating to support older people to live in their homes for longer and promote positive ageing.

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