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2G/3G switch off impact survey

The Local Government Association conducted a survey of local authorities to identify the impact of the UK’s mobile network operators’ confirmation to the Government that they do not intend to offer 2G and 3G mobile networks past 2033 at the latest.

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Cllr guide to digital connectivity

A councillor's guide to digital connectivity

Digital connectivity is an all-encompassing term used to describe mobile or fixed connections to the internet. Being connected in this way has become part of the fabric of everyday life – as important to communities and businesses as a water, gas or electricity connection.

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Building a Cyber Resilient Service: A Guide for Directors of Children’s Services

Building a cyber resilient service: A guide for directors of children’s services

This document aims to support directors and their senior team to develop proactive, protective strategies and capabilities to enhance the cyber resilience of their service; some recommendations are technical, some organisational and some are about your people.

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Creating resilient and revitalised high streets in the ‘new normal’

Economics and strategy research consultancy, Pragmatix Advisory, and futures experts, Trajectory, were commissioned by the Local Government Association to identify how councils can help create resilient and revitalised high streets beyond the pandemic.

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Dealing with empty shops – a good practice guide for councils

This guidance is for councils faced with challenges around vacancy on their high streets and in their town centres and provides an overview of potential methods to tackle it.

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Deregulation Act 2015 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and further information on the Local Government Association (LGA) campaign work.

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Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) focus group: thematic summary

Three focus groups made up of Economic Development Officers were held between December 2022 and January 2023 to explore how councils are working to improve equalities in employment and skills outcomes to encourage economic development for their communities. The groups aimed to develop understanding by capturing the thoughts and experiences of those working to advance this agenda.

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Infrastructure Act 2015 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and further information on the Local Government Association (LGA) campaign work.

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Landline switchover readiness survey 2022

In August 2022 the LGA and PCH’s Digital Switchover Working Group conducted a readiness survey to gauge councils’ position on awareness, planning, and implementation of the Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN).

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