When in the eye of the storm it is difficult to think beyond the immediate pressure, but when the pandemic has abated it will be important to reflect and learn lessons that will make us better prepared and more resilient for the future.
Bundle: Public health
Managing remotely in these unprecedented circumstances: a guide
Bundle: Local government around the world
Home working is now compulsory for many people. LGIU associate Keith Crampton offers some pointers for managing teams remotely during the Covid-19 crisis.
This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on public health in the UK and around the world, analysing recent developments on topics ranging from life expectancy and health inequality to approaches to improving mental health for children. This bundle will be of interest to officers, councillors and others with an interest or role…
This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on homelessness and housing in England, Scotland, Ireland and elsewhere around the world. It analyses recent developments, but also presents a range of different ideas and approaches, providing food for thought for officers, councillors and others with an interest or a role in helping to prevent…
We focus on local issues in a connected world. What can we learn from local governments around the world as they face both unique challenges and those we all face in our own communities. This is a collection of international local government content.
LGiU and The MJ have run the State of Local Government Finance Survey every January since 2012 to coincide with councils setting their annual budgets. The results give a snapshot of the key pressures facing councils and the impact of ongoing financial uncertainty on their communities.
After 47 years of membership the UK leaves the EU today (31st January 2020). This bundle brings together the content that we have produced on Brexit over the past few years.
The government’s commitment to “levelling up” certainly could be transformative. There is potential for devolving real political and decision making powers to councils as part of this process over this year and into the 2020s. But given the historical precedent it would be an astonishing turn of events. It would break the pattern in the…
Miranda Smythe offers some key tips for getting through the huge amounts of reading material that is a councillor’s lot.
Your favourite LGiU content from 2019 from England & Wales, Scotland and Ireland – including member-only policy briefings, blogs, think pieces and podcasts.