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.


Members & Followers

Swift Read: Covid-19 and addiction – a mutually reinforcing health issue

Covid-19 has had a systematic and profound impact on our health and wellbeing, particularly affecting those living with addiction. This briefing explains the reciprocal relationships between living with addiction and Covid-19 and the importance of dealing with addiction in local government policy responses.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing

Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus: A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development

This series of 3, 90 minutes, 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…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
Members & Followers

Covid-19: Local government finance

What are the current and future implications for local government finance arising from the current Covid-19 pandemic? We summarise government financial support for local communities, consider the ongoing impact of the crisis on the immediate financial position of local councils, and look forward to the likely medium-term financial implications.

England & Wales Briefing
Members & Followers

Community engagement during Covid-19

This briefing provides examples of a diverse range of democratic, service and digital innovations introduced by local governments in Australia to address the unprecedented changes to community life caused by efforts to control the spread of COVID-19.

Australia Briefing
Members & Followers

Strategic recovery planning – early considerations for place-shaping post-Covid-19

This briefing considers local authorities’ approaches to medium and long-term ‘strategic recovery planning’ of their cities, towns and communities in the immediate aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. It suggests possible frameworks for strategic recovery planning. and some of the contextual issues that places may face on the road to recovery.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing

Housing supply – already a challenge, now added uncertainty

This briefing looks towards the challenge of increasing housing output without attempting to predict what is likely to be achieved – which would have been a hazardous enterprise even without the new uncertainties of Covid-19 – but rather to put the scale of that task into perspective by reference to the extent of progress that…

Ireland Briefing
Members & Followers

Covid-19: How should local authorities be looking after their workforce during the outbreak?

Council staff are facing many challenges – such as undertaking a new or more senior role, balancing home working with caring responsibilities and dealing with increased workloads. We look here at the help that is available to support the workforce and give practical guidance for dealing effectively with the key concerns.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing