Floods have a huge, potentially disastrous impact on communities up and down the country. Though we can’t stop it happening, we can look for ways to minimise the damage and to support those affected.
LGiU has worked in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to look at the opportunities and challenges presented to local authorities by new technology.
The Commissioning Academy was set up by the Cabinet Office in 2012 to bring together leading figures from local and central government, as well as other public sector organisations, to learn about new approaches to commissioning and drive innovation across the public sector.
LGiU has worked in partnership with CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) to understand and support councils taking action to protect community pubs. The report argues that local authorities have the powers to prevent pubs being redeveloped.
LGiU has carried out an evaluation of Lambeth’s new approach to improving the local neighbourhood. The evaluation draws together some broad, practical tips for councils similarly interested in placing a community engagement programme at the centre of council delivery.
LGiU has published a new collection of short essays on the future of local government. The collection, written by LGiU staff, is an attempt to move beyond debates about technical solutions to problems and to ask more fundamental questions about what local government means in the 21st century.
From May 2013 – February 2014 LGiU worked in partnership with social care provider Mears to deliver a series of roundtables for our Adult Social Care Thought Leader Series. This publication brings together in one place the notes from the series.
To mark the 30th anniversary of LGiU we asked contributors from across the local government world to tell us how they thought councils would be different 30 years from now.
This is the final report of an LGiU project, supported by the Mears Group, which looked at how social landlords are engaging with their tenants on the ground.