New LGiU research that shows how local government can reduce costs whilst building a more effective and engaging communications strategy.
As an information service, LGiU Scotland is committed to maximising access to quality information for those working in local government – even if it’s not directly from us! LGiU Scotland’s Hannah Muirhead met up with Fiona Laing, Official Publications Curator at the National Library of Scotland, to explore how elected members and others working in local government…
• Apprenticeships for Young People: An OFSTED Good Practice Report is an evaluation of what works well in Apprenticeship Programmes, It is based on an in-depth study by inspectors of a representative sample of 15 providers rated good or outstanding • Teaching and assessing to exacting standards, good quality regular review processes, high levels of…
There seems to be substantial governmental activity taking place to combat modern slavery, but there has also been criticism of the lack of progress by the Home Office as numbers of potential modern slavery victims are increasing year on year.
Communications in the public sector are having to respond to changing customer expectations and media landscapes. What are the latest trends, how is good practice recognised and what are the key areas to be looking out for over the next period?
This briefing outlines the principles of behavioural change, such as social psychology and behavioural economics, and how they can be applied in local government.
The Government’s mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) sets out a direction for the NHS that will have a major impact on joint work between clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities. Most of the topics in the mandate are already shared local priorities, and there is significant emphasis on further integration, including…
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
A 2011 report on the most effective means of digital communication between councils and citizens.
LGiU Ireland went along to Longford for the Association of Irish Local Government’s 2019 training conference. Here’s a brief summary of what was discussed during the packed two-day event, and what Scotland can learn from it.