This briefing looks at household organic waste management: the size of the problem, how local governments are working to divert organic waste from landfill, and the supporting infrastructure and services required to make smarter use of organic waste.
No ordinary commodity: the extraordinary damage caused by alcoholic beverages in Scotland
Local lockdowns: the story so far and lessons for the future
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Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus; A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development
These 2, 2-hour online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate ideas and possibilities.
In this Swift Read we examine briefly the environmental, social and financial cases for local government divestment from fossil fuels, before looking at steps that councillors and officers can take to support a green shift in pension fund portfolios.
A recent report has examined Ethnic Minority Representation in UK local government. The report found that there is a lack of scrutiny of equal access to local government, creating a potential for reinforcing racial inequality. This briefing will be of interest to councillors and officers who work in democratic services.