This resource captures the achievements, challenges and learning from 22 effective health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) across the country, all of which are making good progress on integrating health and care, improving wellbeing and tackling the wider determinants of health.
To mark the one year anniversary of our consultation, this new publication gives a number of perspectives on two broad issues: what is happening to adult social care on the ground and what life is like for people who experience care and support; and what the context is to the debate about the future of adult social care and where that might go next.
Local communities want better jobs, opportunities to improve their skills and ultimately more prosperous lives. This means that Work Local – the Local Government Association’s (LGA) ambitious but practical programme to improve employment and skills services in England through local public-private collaborations – is needed more than ever.
Local authorities have a range of duties and wider interests in ensuring the most effective functioning of their local housing markets. They want to ensure affordable, appropriate, good quality housing for everyone in the community within successful and sustainable places.
Produced with Arts Council England, this handbook shares innovative case studies and advice for council-run museums, including operating models, partnership working and how museums can contribute to wider local priorities.
The ngdp provides councils with management trainees who have leadership potential and the capacity to work enthusiastically on innovative and strategic projects. To help realise this potential, it also provides a bespoke and prestigious learning and development programme to all graduates recruited through ngdp.
Based on a set of six case studies from across England, the research findings highlight the significant challenges the sector faces in retaining its competitive edge in terms of productivity, recruitment and skills.
This commitment continues to be demonstrated by the levels of take-up, with 71 Councils having engaged in Corporate Peer Challenge, Finance Peer Review, or a Corporate Peer Challenge Follow Up Visit during 2018/19 - which equates to nearly a fifth of the sector. This is an increase on 2017/18.