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The LGIU & CCN 2024 Local Government Summer Reception

On the day of the King’s Speech, the LGIU and CCN hosted the Local Government Summer Reception, bringing together senior local government figures for an interesting and enjoyable evening.

England & Wales, Scotland

International local government news 16.07.24

Here are the latest newsworthy and interesting stories from the local government sector that caught our attention. In this round-up of what’s happening right now in the world of local government, you’ll find best practices, inspiration, and more from across the sector.

Global

Why work in local government? The future of local government careers in the UK

This article dives into the pressing challenges and solutions shaping local government careers in the UK. With a workforce in decline and vacancies on the rise, how can innovative recruitment strategies and a focus on career progression reignite interest in crucial public service roles?

England & Wales, Global, Scotland

International local government news 09.07.24

Here are the latest newsworthy and interesting stories from the local government sector that caught our attention. In this round-up of what’s happening right now in the world of local government, you’ll find best practices, inspiration, and more from across the sector.

Global

AI and the council: Case studies and resources for local government

Curated case studies and resources on how local governments are using the latest developments in artificial intelligence to streamline their processes and better support their residents. Examples this week come from Taiwan, Australia, Canada and England.

Global

Election staff need more resources and our support

Elections staff in the UK – through extraordinary perseverance and dedication – have managed, yet again, to work against a system that is increasingly unfit for purpose, and deliver a successful general election.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland