The Education Policy Institute [EPI] has recently been analysing the evidence on how young people’s use of social media sites, such as Instagram and Snapchat, affect their well-being, writes Emily Frith, Director of Mental Health and Prisoner Education at EPI.
Health inequalities in Scotland are stark, representing thousands of premature deaths each year. To help with planning, NHS Health Scotland have developed the Triple I Tool to help model the impact of a variety of interventions on health inequalities.
Millennials are set to make up 50% of the UK’s workforce by 2020 with Generation Z following close behind. This briefing explores these changes and looks at the ways in which local authorities can adapt in order to attract and retain younger talent.
2019 marks 35 years since the first Volunteers’ Week. Roshni Mistry, NCVO’s communications assistant, wants to let councillors and officers know how they can get involved.
Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship agency for Scotland, and currently have over 690,000 cardholders across Scotland. This briefing aims to introduce Young Scot to readers across Scotland and inform them about the wide range of things they offer to Scotland's young people.
LGiU Ireland were pleased to attend, sponsor and present an award at Chambers Ireland’s 2018 Excellence in Local Government Awards that took place last night in Dublin. We love to share good practice from around Ireland with our members, so over the next few months we’ll be bringing you a full briefing exploring each of…
Taking part in the European Congress of Local Government earlier this month made me think about how local government across Europe shares so many themes and priorities, writes Janet Sillett. But also about how it is different in every part of the continent – after all local government is both local and universal.
The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards showcase the best of what local government in Ireland has to offer. This briefing gives a brief summary of all 16 winners of the 2018 awards.