Topic: Covid-19

How councils and communities are dealing with the pandemic and emerging on the other side. All content is free to access but may require registration.


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Covid-19 local communications: principles and effectiveness

Getting communications right during the pandemic has been sometimes difficult for central government. Local government has had a better record. What has been working well and what principles can underpin effectiveness?

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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An intergenerational audit for the UK 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has had major impacts on health and living standards. Whilst everyone has been affected to some degree, experiences have differed significantly between the generations. A new intergeneration audit assesses the impact of the pandemic on different age groups and examines the issues for policy makers.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing
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Stories of shielding

The first national lockdown earlier in the year meant many people were subject to shielding across the UK. What were their experiences of shielding? With the new English lockdown about to start and local lockdowns across the UK what are the lessons we can learn from their stories?

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Scotland’s lockdown: from tiers to eternity

In recognition of the growing number of Covid-19 cases across Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently announced a five-tier system that would come into place on November 2.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post Blog
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The role of creative and cultural sectors in economic recovery

This briefing looks at the role and impact of our creative and cultural sectors. This includes understanding the economic and social wellbeing benefits of these sectors, the impacts of COVID-19, and how local governments can help these sectors to lead local economic recovery.

Australia Briefing