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Planning during Covid-19: updated guidance on temporary changes to the planning system

Local authority planning responsibilities are not on hold, but Covid-19 continues to make their delivery substantially harder. Initial government guidance for planners was published on 23 March 2020, with an LGIU briefing issued shortly afterwards. This briefing draws together government announcements and updated guidance which have been issued subsequently.

England & Wales
Members & Followers

Covid-19: How can we make sure our staff stay safe at work?

Staff should be safe at work. Managers have responsibility to ensure that workplace practices adhere to both law and government guidance, as well as being concerned with the wellbeing of staff in the broadest sense. What is needed will continue to change as we move out of lockdown.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

Data analytics and local policy

Data analytics involves the pooling of administrative data collected by various service agencies with other data already in the public domain, often to build predictive models to support preventive interventions. Local authorities and local partners are working on various pilots and demonstration projects.

England & Wales, Global
Members

Update on Tasmanian Local Government Reforms

This briefing explores the local government reforms that the Tasmanian Government began progressing in 2018.  shaped by consultation with local governments, the community, and stakeholders.

Australia
Members & Followers

The Covid-19 recession: back to the future?

The lessons learnt following the previous recession can help local and national government manage the economic and social recovery from Covid-19.

England & Wales, Scotland