Inclusive Growth is defined as broad-based growth that enables the widest range of people and places to both contribute to and benefit from economic success. The Inclusive Growth Commission in its final report argues that inclusive growth can only be delivered through further devolution.
What are the main issues in the mayoral election for the Liverpool City Region and what does the campaign tell us about the future of devolution and the role of the new mayors?
Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN) has produced a guide to realising the potential of good housing to improving health and reducing inequalities. This briefing provides an overview of how housing may affect health and will be of interest to officers and politicians working in housing and public health.
This Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry presents a dire picture of the financial state of adult social care and makes recommendations for funding, commissioning, the workforce and innovation.
2016/17 may have been a testing year for Integration Authorities, but 2017/18 looks like it is going to be even tougher. So, what progress has been made in this first year of operation, and what do the next twelve months hold in store?
What are the main issues in the mayoral election for Greater Manchester and what does the campaign tell us about the future of devolution and the role of the new mayors?
The DfE has published an Early Years Workforce Strategy to support the delivery of good quality early years provision for all children from birth to five years including the extension of 'free' childcare to 30 hours a week for children of working parents. A number of actions are proposed to promote entry into the workforce…
There is a growing body of research on the factors which support and hinder the development of children. This briefing looks at the Growing up in Scotland research programme's work on family 'factors' and the role of fathers, and the relevance for the rest of the UK of the research.
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
This briefing describes the changes to how IR35 are being applied from April 6 2017 in relation to public authorities and the government’s rationale for the changes, as well as some of the issues and objections which have been raised by various local government umbrella organisations and sector interest groups.