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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 Blog-article

Top takeaways from the Labour manifesto launch

In this article, we examine the main takeaways from the Labour Party’s manifesto to ascertain the initial implications for local government.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland Blog-article

Top takeaways from the Conservative manifesto launch

This article outlines the LGIU’s topline takeaways from today’s Conservative manifesto launch and the implications for the local government sector.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland Blog-article
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What does a new UK government mean for local government?

This paper explores what Labour and the Conservatives have said about local government over the past few months and since the election date was announced, as we begin to work out what the landscape will look like from the summer onwards.

England & Wales Publication
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Threat to democracy: The alarming rise of violence against council staff

Across the UK, a disturbing trend is emerging with a surge in violence and abuse directed towards those who serve at the heart of local communities: council staff and elected officials. This briefing examines case studies on what councils are doing to support staff in the face of rising violence.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland Briefing With case study