Adult social care has many problems and finance is just one. While new money is welcome, we ask how it will be used to untangle the knot of complex reform.
Showcasing Good Practice: Local Government climate change case studies
Equality in Health and Economic Outcomes
New councillor? LGIU is here for you
Smart cities are more than just using tech. They are ultimately about using technology to improve the quality of life and happiness of our citizens. This collection of examples shows how.
How can we build on the digital progress made during the pandemic? What kind of leadership do we need to build ‘digital organisations’? Dave Briggs has some ideas.
If the Scottish Government wants to achieve net zero emissions by 2045 then the rate of travelling by private car has a huge role to play in realising that goal, but how can we change our ways?
The pandemic has seen populations more open than ever to helping to collect and report their individual health data for collective outcomes. In this blog, we highlight innovation from the Nordic Smart City Network, where cities are using data from a range of sources to target health and wellbeing issues extending well beyond Covid-19.
We wanted to let you know the way we share our policy briefings is changing. Find out how our recent conversations with members are making LGIU’s information service even better.
With COP26 coming to Glasgow, the Region has a unique opportunity to show leadership on the world stage. Climate Ready Clyde developed Glasgow City Region’s first Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan to kick-start and scale up the Region’s adaptation action.
The July 2021 report on Children in the care of Lambeth Council by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) set out the Council’s institutional failure to protect children in care from sexual abuse, cruelty and exploitation over many decades. This blog discusses the report’s recommendation that there should be mandatory training of elected…
Clinical Psychologist, Dr Karri Gillespie-Smith at the University of Edinburgh discusses her recent survey-based research, which aims to better understand how children with intellectual disabilities and their families have coped during the Covid-19 restrictions.