The public sector is facing challenges with recruitment and retention of staff. This briefing answers some of the most FAQs around recruitment and retention processes to help readers determine where to focus their efforts internally while wrestling with these workforce challenges.
The latest in our series on local government financial management. Examining aspects like the Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) funding mechanism, key reform recommendations from their recent review, and the impact of the expanding Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant.
The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, presented his 2023 Autumn Statement to Parliament on 22 November. This briefing looks in more depth at the financial implications of the Statement for local government than was possible in our on-the-day coverage.
Given the scale of Ireland’s Planning and Development Bill 2023, the LGIU team will produce a series of ‘’bite-size’’ briefings examining the critical components of the Bill and reflecting on those as they will impact the role of local government. This briefing is the first in this series.
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.
This briefing looks at the main changes in the recent Budget and the implications for housing policy in Ireland. This briefing carries on from an LGIU’s full Budget coverage published after the Budget release and contains more details about wider policy areas.
This briefing outlines the main reforms included in the Bill and will be of interest to elected members and staff of local authorities. Future briefings will look in greater depth at a number of the key elements of the proposed new legislation.
In June 2022, the Victorian Government announced that it would be expanding its ‘Best Start, Best Life’ kindergarten program. This briefing provides an overview of the reforms, the impacts on the local government sector, the kindergarten sector more broadly, and the different ways local governments are responding.
The Local Government (Mayor of Limerick) Bill 2023 was published on the 3rd of August 2023 and will come before the Dáil and Seanad in the autumn. This special report provides a summary and guidance on the key provisions of the legislation and what it will mean for Limerick City and County Council.
This briefing is focused on Brisbane and its approach to hosting the Olympics. It shares insights and case studies related to inclusive economies, responding to climate change, how we reuse and repurpose infrastructure, social impact, grassroots innovation, and the creation of affordable spaces.