This briefing presents case studies of collaborative programmes to promote entrepreneurial and business skills in schools. Some programmes are led by the private sector, some by schools and some by local authorities.
A summary of the most relevant highlights from the 2023 Autumn Statement for local government, including levelling up and new devolution deals, planning reform, housing delivery, taxation cuts and more.
This is the latest briefing in our series dealing with the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) reports. In this briefing, we will briefly examine the 2022 Local Authority Performance Indicator Report, which was published in September 2023 and was NOAC’s 58th report.
This briefing reviews different components, causes and consequences of the mental health crisis particularly for young people at a key transition stage (ages 17-19) and examines immediate and strategic questions for local government.
Communities and governments worldwide are facing a challenging future due to inflation, inequality, disruptive technology, geopolitical tensions, and climate change. In this briefing, Professor Richard Eccleston from the University of Tasmania unpacks the increasingly challenging issue of local government funding in Australia.
The purpose of this briefing is to provide a monthly update on the progress of each piece of legislation through the Houses of Parliament that is of relevance to local authorities in England and Wales.
This backgrounder considers the barriers faced by the Travelling community and the role of local authorities in mitigating some of the worst disparities in the service provisions. Drawing upon a number of good practice case study examples while highlighting where changes can and should be made to ensure more equal treatment and improved outcomes.
This briefing offers ways to help you calibrate your aim and a pathway to finding the happy medium, so that you can sleep at night knowing your effort is actually achieving serving your community. This is part one of a three part series.
Our monthly Think Tank Review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. Topics this month include affordable housing challenges, neighbourhood and school segregation, intergenerational poverty, preventative public services, public health data, international health care systems and government procurement for social value.
Taller buildings are becoming increasingly common in larger UK cities. As more people live and work closer to the sky, how are local authorities controlling the growth in skyscrapers and high-rise blocks?