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Front cover of pre election guidance

A short guide to publicity during the pre-election period

This guide provides advice and guidance on the publicity restrictions that should be observed by local authorities during the pre-election period.

Communications support
LGA Business Plan 2019 - 2022

LGA Business Plan 2019 - 2022

This business plan sets out how the Local Government Association (LGA) will continue to support and be an advocate for councils in the next three years.

CSR

Children's Social Care Budgets

In February 2019, the Local Government Association (LGA) invited all lead members for children’s services in England to complete a short survey about the current pressures facing children’s social care in their local areas.

Engaging with schools and communities to support inclusive teaching of RSE COVER

Engaging with schools and communities to support inclusive teaching of RSE

This briefing provides top tips, helpful resources and case studies from seven councils, showcasing just a small selection of positive approaches going on across the country.

Helping to support and transform the lives of people affected by alcohol cover

Helping to support and transform the lives of people affected by alcohol

Drinking to excess takes a huge toll on individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. Councils are working hard to minimise this by commissioning high-quality lifestyle and behaviour change services, as well as treatment for those experiencing alcohol dependence.

Reaching Out

Reaching Out

This guide outlines the current loneliness policy context, uses a range of case studies to demonstrate effective local delivery models working in practice, and provides useful check lists and top tips on how to measure and evaluate outputs.

Attracting investment infrastructure

Attracting investment for local infrastructure

Infrastructure plays a critical role supporting local communities and the local economy. It can unlock an area’s potential, enable residents to access new education, skills, and work opportunities, support local retail and business areas, and increase the viability of new sites for homes and businesses.

Sector-led improvement
A councillor's guide to procurement 2019 COVER

A councillor's guide to procurement: 2019 edition

The LGA worked closely with councils to develop the National Procurement Strategy 2018 and a toolkit that enables councils to set their own objectives and measure their own progress.

Managing the menopause at work

Managing the menopause at work

The aim of this guide is to assist you to look at the different things you can do to ensure your organisation is ‘menopause friendly’ and that talking about and managing the menopause at work is as normal as managing any other health condition.

Making Safeguarding Personal for commissioners and providers of health and social care COVER

Making Safeguarding Personal for commissioners and providers of health and social care

This briefing is designed to reinforce and build on earlier work on good practice when making safeguarding personal for health and social care commissioners and providers.

Councils Can: 2019 conference paper

Councils Can: 2019 conference paper

This paper sets out the case for a New Localism Settlement for England that empowers councils, as the democratically elected leaders closest to their communities, to take on greater responsibilities for their places.

'The lives we want to lead' – the LGA green paper for adult social care

'The lives we want to lead' – the LGA green paper for adult social care

The local government green paper received more than 540 submissions and the responses made it clear beyond doubt: doing nothing is no longer an option.

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