Artificial intelligence (AI) can potentially deliver benefits to local government in these challenging times, says Philipa Bradley of Oracle.
Notwestminster, the annual event for local democracy enthusiasts, is back for its fourth incarnation, “We are Generation D”, on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February 2018.
What can local government expect from 2018? Asks Jonathan Carr-West. The short answer is more uncertainty. In all key areas of government policy that effect local government, 2017 has been a year of drift and there’s little reason to think this will change.
Eamonn Boylan, Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, tells us about his first six months in the post, the challenges and the lessons learned. Six months is a relatively short time in terms of institutions like the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Mayoralty of Greater Manchester. So to give an…
Power to Change and Social Finance are jointly publishing a report on how local authorities can provide financial support for community businesses – and they want to hear from you, writes Stefan Pagura from Social Finance.
With a national roll out of 100 per cent business rates retention unlikely in the next few years, David Phillips from the Institute for Fiscal Studies asks if it is worth looking to the longer term and more radical tax devolution. This article appears in the December edition of C'llr magazine, available to LGiU members.
It was John Lennon who penned the lyrics “imagine all the people, sharing all the world”, and while the former Beatle wasn’t specifically talking about Barking and Dagenham, the borough is now home to an ambitious scheme that encourages families, friends, and neighbours to share ideas, spaces, and time in order to build a better…
Bill Randall, former Leader and Chair of Housing Brighton and Hove City Council explains how more than 10,000 affordable homes are now on course to be delivered by 2021, thanks to a revolutionary manufacturing method.
The TUC's Silkie Whitworth discusses their new report on the Industrial Strategy: 'Great Jobs in Great Places'.
Brexit will have numerous consequences for local government, Councillor Iain Malcolm, Leader of South Tyneside Council says that councils must make themselves heard in the negotiations and discusses a recent event aimed at giving voice to North East Councils.