...Website or Blog 11.30 Using Facebook 11.40 Using Twitter 11.50 Using Videos 12.00 Linkedin & Google Plus 12.10 The Use of Webinars 12.20 Questions & Discussion 12.30 Close ...
DCLG and LGA have set up working groups to consider details of the proposed 100% Business Rate Retention system. This briefing provides a digest of and comment on their work since the July 2016 consultation on the system, grouping the papers by issue.
The briefing summarises the results of the Work and Pensions Committee’s (WPC) recent inquiry into Jobcentre Plus. The WPC’s report focuses in particular on the role of Jobcentre Plus (JCP) in the context of welfare reform and new roles and responsibilities for JCP which are progressing in parallel with resource reduction as a consequence of…
...with manipulated online images of others spending too much time online to the detriment of school-work, sleep or offline family and social relationships. Responses to these risks vary. Young people...
A 2011 report on the most effective means of digital communication between councils and citizens.
Local government organisations around the world are adapting day to day procedures and interactions with citizens due to new expectations and possibilities offered by modern technologies for communications. This briefing will identify three different, but complementary, strategies to modernise the relationship between local government and citizens using these technologies.
Evidence has been accumulating that many challenges and barriers are built into the electoral process for people experiencing disabilities. While some measures have been taken to address mobility and visual issues, those with learning difficulties or mental illness are facing particular obstacles that are not yet being addressed.
There has been concern about the decline in the number of local print newspapers in the UK for seven decades. We examine here the current state of local newspapers and its possible impact on local democracy.
This briefing summarises the current state of local newspapers and its likely impact on local democracy, and will be interesting to local authority members and officers with responsibility for communities, the voluntary and community sector, policy and democratic services.
The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards showcase successful, innovative local authority projects from councils around Ireland. Here, we summarise some of the winning programmes, which make useful reading for those in Scottish local government.