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Making Safeguarding Personal: For safeguarding adults boards

These steps underline that development of Making Safeguarding Personal is not simply about a focus on personalised front line practice. It requires a whole system approach across and within organisations.

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Making Safeguarding Personal: What might 'good' look like for the police?

The police play a critical part in safeguarding adults both on the frontline and at a strategic level as statutory partners on safeguarding adults boards.

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Making Safeguarding Personal: What might 'good' look like for advocacy?

Advocacy plays a critical part in safeguarding adults, both on the front line, and at a strategic level as a partner on safeguarding adults boards.

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The cumulative impacts of welfare reform - a national picture

The Local Government Association commissioned the Learning and Work Institute and Policy in Practice to review the cumulative impact of welfare reform on people, communities and services.

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The local impacts of welfare reform

The report from the Learning and Work Institute reviews and draws together a wide range of existing research on the impact of the reforms to identify key challenges and priorities for future policy making and local delivery.

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Councillor workbook: facilitation and conflict resolution

As a community leader, you can play a pivotal role in keeping close to your residents and understanding their needs, views and concerns.

Councillor development
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Councillor workbook: community leadership

Councillors are uniquely placed to develop strategies, shape thinking and take an active lead locally because they have been democratically elected to represent the interests of the people and the council.

Councillor development
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Local Housing Allowance Survey: Final Report: August 2017

To further its work in this area, the LGA carried out a survey of housing managers working within local councils in England to gather insight into the effect – or likely effect – of the LHA freeze on local housing, ranging from homelessness to house building. 

Research
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Councillor workbook: acting on climate change

This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.

Councillor development
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Business Plan 2017/18

Britain’s exit from the EU means that we are reshaping the way our country is run. Our vision is one of a rejuvenated local democracy, where power from Westminster and from the EU is significantly devolved to local level and citizens feel they have a meaningful vote and real reason to participate in civic life and their communities.