...community in Barra. If we manage this I think it’s a model that government will embrace and will use elsewhere. The care home in Lewis, public service delivery model in...
In this case study, Andrew Cribb (co-founder of 3Space, a UK-based affordable workspace provider) shares examples from the UK of how councils are managing their property portfolios to provide affordable spaces and deliver sustainable economic growth objectives.
The MHCLG-led Troubled Families Programme in England is nearly 10 years old. This briefing looks at its impact, recent commentary and future prospects.
Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services – Women and Equalities Select Committee report
The report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee on the impact of Covid-19 on people living with disabilities is sobering reading. It assesses the difficulties many people experienced and includes important recommendations to improve the wellbeing of disabled people as we go into transition and recovery.
Data analytics involves the pooling of administrative data collected by various service agencies with other data already in the public domain, often to build predictive models to support preventive interventions. Local authorities and local partners are working on various pilots and demonstration projects.
This briefing deals with the process of exit from the EU and the options for future UK-EU relations. Much is currently uncertain, but some indications of the way ahead are starting to emerge. Further briefings will follow as events unfold.
This report coincides with two anniversaries: the twentieth year of the National Minimum Wage and the fourth full year of the National Living Wage, started in 2016. Set against a background in which both main parties are committing to raising the wage floor, it considers progress in tackling low pay.
Procurement during Covid-19 has been a high profile, and often contentious, issue. The NAO has investigated procurement generally, and PPE supplies and the Test and Trace programme in separate investigations. What can the NHS, central government and local health teams learn from these inquiries?
On 5 July, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published a consultation “Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention”. This briefing is the first of two on the main paper of this consultation, covering the first 27 pages of the document. The consultation runs until Monday 26 September.
Cultural life and participation in creative activities have changed dramatically as a result of Covid-19, and though digital technologies offer alternative ways to participate, the economic risks for the sector are significant. We look here at the creative ways the arts and cultural sector is responding.