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 related deaths by occupation: ONS data

The ONS has published an analysis of Covid-19 related deaths in different occupational groups. We summarise the findings and consider their implications for managing the crisis, especially the phased return to work, and what data like this can tell us about existing social and economic divisions in our society.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing

Covid-19: Vulnerability of Indigenous Australians not a new phenomenon

This briefing looks at how Aboriginal community-controlled organisations and governments responded quickly and decisively to protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities from COVID-19, and considers immediate and longer-term implications for remote communities.

Australia Briefing

Covid-19: Ten things councils could consider in recovery

Richard Kerley, Professor of Management at Queen Margaret University, writes on the importance of judging governance of this crisis by actions and outcomes, looking at specifics rather than rhetoric. He also outlines 10 ideas for councils to consider for recovery.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post Blog
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Swift Read: Beyond Covid-19 – the role of Organisational Development

As we start thinking about the recovery phase there will be an opportunity to fundamentally rethink the way things are done and consider radical change, with an emphasis on strategic thinking and not just strategic planning. This swift read makes some key points about culture change.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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The role of active travel in our recovery from Covid-19

Following unprecedented levels of walking and cycling in the last couple of months, attention is now turning to the important role that active travel will play as the lockdown is eased but there is a continued need to avoid public transport wherever possible.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Covid-19: Lessons for Public Services

Professor James Mitchell writes on how Scotland and England together can evaluate the changes that need to be made regarding public services in the light of the Covid-19 crisis.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post Blog