This briefing deals with two papers published recently as part of the IFS Inequality Review. One focuses on the role of the state in value creation and the other addresses inequalities between firms.
This Global Local edition brings together the content we’ve featured so far this year, along with survey findings and a look ahead to the coming months.
This briefing is the third in a four-part series exploring opportunities for Local Government to positively influence local productivity and wellbeing by deliberately adopting Anchor approaches. The first briefing in the series Anchor Approaches: Amplifying the positive impacts of local government provides a comprehensive overview of diverse anchor approaches available to local government. The second briefing in the series, Anchor Approaches: Activity…
South Dublin County Council Development Plan Public Consultation picked up the award for Best Practice in Community Engagement at 2021’s Chambers Ireland’s Excellence in Local Government Awards 2021. Here are the details.
Our guide to the 2022 local elections across England, Scotland and Wales with what’s at stake and up for grabs on 5 May.
Local authorities play a key role in Community Wealth Building. Gemma Campbell, Land Rights and Responsibilities Manager at the Scottish Land Commission, sets out actions that can be taken in the short and long term to support an inclusive, sustainable, and empowered local economy, where land is used and managed productively and in the public interest.
Put your money where your mouth is: Investing in sustainable regional food systems and communities through public procurement
This blog reflects on a recent event organised by Food for Life Scotland (FFLS) and Sustainable Food Places (SFP). The event brought together a broad range of organisations working on public food in Scotland, all of whom believe that food procurement is of vital importance in building a better food system in Scotland.
Thousands of UK families have offered to take part in Homes for Ukraine, the government’s scheme for helping refugees. But how will the scheme operate and what part must councils play?
Donna Wood from Transition Stirling discusses the city’s new Reuse Hub. Set up in partnership with the local authority this hub will reduce waste, support the local economy and bring people together.