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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Tackling delayed transfers of care in Ipswich and East Suffolk

In the last year, there has been a major transformation in how partners Ipswich and East Suffolk work together to tackle delayed transfers of care (DTOCs). For example, on 1 February 2018, 10 DTOCs were reported; in the same period in 2017 it was 49. This example of how local areas are working to implement overall system change forms part of our managing transfers of care resource.

Tackling delayed transfers of care in Bradford District and Craven

Bradford District and Craven has a population of around 590,000 people. It is divided into two health and care partnership areas with distinct geographies and demographics. This example of how local areas are working to implement overall system change forms part of our managing transfers of care resource.

Securing the financial wellbeing of council employees - London Borough of Hackney

Hackney Council is the first local authority to launch salary-linked employee loans. In its first year the solution, provided by Salary Finance, has truly changed people’s lives.

Online resilience training pilot - East Sussex County Council

Faced with the challenge of rising mental health absence rates, East Sussex County Council (ESCC) wanted to understand how to pro-actively support the wellbeing of its workforce.

Leading by example to improve the local flexible working labour market - Camden Council and Timewise

Camden Council have been working with Timewise since 2014 and became their first Timewise Accredited Council.

How Westminster embraced flexible working as a Timewise Council

Claire Campbell, Timewise’s public sector Programme Director, explains why Westminster City Council got involved in the programme, and the difference it’s already making.

Pendle Borough Council: A review of Pendle Leisure Trust

Following a change in organisational structure and political leadership, the council commissioned a corporate peer challenge from the LGA which was completed in November 2015.

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Tackling the skills challenge - Essex County Council

Launched three years ago, the ESB has become a lead strategic partner in the skills agenda across Greater Essex and brings together employers, primary and secondary education, further and higher education and employer bodies.

SkillsHouse and Get Bradford Working case study

To date, SkillsHouse has supported more than 1,000 unemployed people to find work, while the wider Get Bradford Working programme has helped over 3,000 people into employment.

Armed Forces Covenant Implementation - City of York

The Integrated Referral Model (IRM) identifies benefits of asking the armed forces question to recipients of adult social care.  This provides identification of the armed forces community and provision of data.   It enables financial savings, provides better social outcomes and compliance with the AF Covenant and Care Act.