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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Cheshire East Locality Working Model

Following extensive scoping work for a locality working model for services delivered to children and families, Cheshire East appointed a skilled Change Manager from the LGA Productivity Experts Programme to co-design the model. This case study forms part of our productivity experts resource.

Efficiency and income generation

Waste and Zones Service Review - Colchester Borough Council

This case study relates to support provided for a review of the Waste and Zones Services at Colchester Borough Council.This case study forms part of our productivity experts resource.

Efficiency and income generation

Risks and value of the care home market

Torbay Council wishes to influence the size and shape of its residential care home market for older people, desiring an expansion of alternatives to residential care in the future. The remaining care homes will provide more specialist services for people with complex needs and dementia. The project developed a multidimensional analysis to provide a view about the quality and viability of providers required in the future, to inform a market strategy for Torbay. This case study forms part of our productivity experts resource.

Efficiency and income generation

Improvements for fostering enquiries and approvals

In the 2017/18 financial year, North East Lincolnshire Council followed the national trend of low fostering recruitment. In this year, our council approved just four foster carers. Using insights gathered with the public we were able to identify barriers and misconceptions that may be stopping individuals from pursuing fostering as a career and then tailor our messages around these findings.

Fees and charges review: Community protection, transport and environment

An LGA commercial expert was commissioned to carry out a review of potential opportunities for either introducing or increasing charges for discretionary service provision in Surrey County Council's Highways, Transport and Environment (HTE) directorate.

Efficiency and income generation

Derbyshire County Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Hampshire County Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Hull City Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Liverpool City Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

London boroughs of Camden and Islington: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.