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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Norfolk 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.

Stevenage Borough 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.

Warwickshire 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.

Reducing fairer charging debt

During September-December 2018 we conducted a randomised controlled trial (RCT) with 705 Worcestershire County Council domiciliary care users to reduce the number of unpaid service invoices and increase the number of people who sign-up to direct debit.

Efficiency and income generation

Modern slavery – bringing a national challenge to a local audience

With official figures estimating that there are at least 13,000 victims of modern slavery in the UK, the issue is a national challenge. Katherine Lloyd, Communications Team Leader (Campaigns and Digital) at Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, explains how the council translated this national picture into a local reality and helped residents to understand that nowhere is immune from the problem.

City of Bradford Council: learning from child sexual exploitation

Bradford Council has been tackling problems with child sexual exploitation (CSE) head-on for some years and is now identifying and helping a growing number of victims. More recently the council, working with partners, has turned its attention to criminal exploitation.

Bristol City Council: involving the community

Bristol Council has adopted a public health approach to tackling violent crime – and in doing so is fully engaging the community.  A stakeholder group has helped to design and implement the strategy, while community champions have been recruited to work with young people. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence

Liverpool City Council: working with schools to tackle knife crime

Liverpool has been rocked by a number of stabbings of young people recently. The city council responded by working with partners to launch a programme of support in schools to deter young people from carrying knives. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence.

Safer London: helping young women escape from criminal gangs

The Safer London charity is working with councils across the capital to help young women caught up in criminal networks and at risk of sexual exploitation. Advocates working alongside council teams help hundreds of young women every year to escape the abuse.

Norfolk County Council: moving from enforcement to early intervention

Norfolk Council has had great success in identifying and arresting criminals involved in county lines. But now the local community safety partnership is turning its attention to doing more work on early intervention and prevention. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence.