Topic: Finance

Local government funding and financial management.

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Ask the expert: state of local government finance

Join our experts from the Local Democracy Research Centre for an exclusive briefing on the results of our 2023 state of local government finance survey.

England & Wales, Scotland Event

Persuasive presentation skills

A highly practical approach with gentle practice to build confidence in presenting information to groups in a range of contexts.

England & Wales Event

Budget setting

Dive into financial planning and budgeting, particularly when organisations are still grappling with the effects of the pandemic and the cost of living crisis.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Event

Budget setting

Dive into financial planning and budgeting, particularly when organisations are still grappling with the effects of the pandemic and the cost of living crisis.

England & Wales, Scotland Event

The big three financial reports

Gain a detailed understanding of the financial planning and control process at their council.

England & Wales Event
Members

Making the case for alternate approaches to rate-pegging/capping

In this first briefing of a two-part series, LGIU Associate, Graham Sansom discusses the significance of recent developments in the implementation of rate-pegging/capping in New South Wales and Victoria and presents the case for alternative ways to achieve the political objectives of state governments.

Australia Briefing With case study

The state of local government finance: return of the annual survey

This year sees the return of the LGIU finance survey. Greg Stride highlights the trends and lessons of past surveys and outlines how we’ll be working with local government to understand the current situation and support members.

England & Wales, Global Blog-article
Members

Improving children’s social care in England

What can be done to overhaul the crumbling system of children’s social care in England? The Department for Education has set out major proposals but is only promising a fraction of the extra money needed. This briefing looks at the options on offer.

England & Wales Briefing