Can we keep local democracy healthy through a pandemic? Join us for an online seminar looking at trust, communication and information. During these trying times we face not just a pandemic, but an infodemic. Citizens are faced with a barage of both public health and political information and misinformation. Join us to discuss how messaging…
‘Trust me, I’m from the local council’: trust in public institutions
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The shift to remote working brought on by Covid-19 has the potential to open up an array of economic and environmental opportunities for Ireland’s regions. By supporting remote working, policymakers could promote a wider range of options for workers and open opportunities for business solutions, allowing integration and coworking across regions to address regional imbalances.
It is vital that the planning system in Ireland operates in a fair, independent and transparent manner. After corruption in the existing system over the past few decades was detailed, The Office of the Planning Regulator was established in 2019. This briefing examines the work of the OPR during 2019 and some of its plans for…
In this case study, Andrew Cribb (co-founder of 3Space, a UK-based affordable workspace provider) shares examples from the UK of how councils are managing their property portfolios to provide affordable spaces and deliver sustainable economic growth objectives.