Amanda Coleman, head of corporate communications at Greater Manchester Police, recently presented a webinar for Vuelio on Crisis Comms, Lessons from Greater Manchester Police. She discussed the Manchester Arena bombing and the importance of keeping people at the heart of your response. The webinar included a live Q&A, and afterwards she spoke to Vuelio’s Jake O’Neill. Can you walk…
New research from UNISON seeks to draw out what council cuts mean to those who access services and the workers who are delivering them. Nona Buckley-Irvine explains.
LGiU is a partner in FloodCitiSense, a project that aims to develop, with involvement from citizens and local authorities, an urban pluvial flood early warning service. Susana Ochoa-Rodriguez from RPS Group, another of the project's partners, explains the latest stage of the project.
Following the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire the response of the Council - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea - was roundly condemned. The Council commissioned CfPS to undertake research and provide recommendations as to how it could improve its governance. Jacqui McKinlay explains why a focus on the culture of the Council was…
Data has moved from a scarce resource to an abundant and ubiquitous asset. It’s easier than ever to collect and benefit from data. Edafe Onerhime from 360Giving explains how data leadership can help local government meet the needs of the people and communities they serve.
Cameron Paton, senior analyst at the National Audit Office, provides his insight into the NAO’s recently published report Financial sustainability of local authorities 2018 and the impact of funding reforms on service users.
Cllr Iain Malcolm, Leader of South Tyneside Council updates us on the North East's challenge to central government over the Brexit negotiations.
Local authorities are going to have to publish revised Statements of Gambling Policy by January next year. Rob Burkitt of the Gambling Commission explains how these can help councils better protect their communities.