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Supporting the local economy during the Covid-19 crisis

Businesses are clamouring for advice and financial support at the moment, and it is in the council’s interests to proactively reach out to employers on their patch to save jobs and protect future business rate revenue. Jim Saggers from Beauhurst explains how company data can help.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post

Coronavirus – a village prepares

LGIU health and social care round-up associate and parish councillor, Christine Heron, reports on what her village is doing to prepare for coronavirus.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post

Send us your covid clips – we want to hear your voice

We want to hear your story, the local government story of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Send us a short clip of what it’s like working in local government during the pandemic.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

Etiquette in the time of corona

Social distancing doesn’t have to be anti-social. How are communities in your area interacting while staying safe?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

How can councils improve their carbon footprint?

Given the government’s important commitment to net zero by 2050, a clear challenge has been set for local authorities (and many others) to improve their carbon footprint, writes Mike Giles of the ECA.

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