Topic: HR, workforce and communications

Developing and sustaining effective organisations


Saving local government finance summit

Join us for the "Saving local government finance" summit exclusively for senior officers and councillors from LGIU member councils to come together and share their perspectives and insights on the funding crisis facing councils in England and what changes are required in the first 100 days of the next government.

England & Wales, Global Event

Reclaiming CEO recruitment for sustainable local governance

In today’s resource-scarce environment, a well-matched CEO is crucial for organisational stability and effectively managing public services. This briefing emphasises the need for councils to reduce reliance on external headhunters in CEO recruitment and focus on long-term organisational stability.

Australia Briefing

England policy round-up: February and March 2024

The England policy round-up overviews key policy announcements and publications for local government. February and March saw some mixed economic news, and the chancellor’s spring budget. This edition features publications on elections and defending democracy, ideas for economic renewal, and the financial constraints and trade-offs facing the next government.

England & Wales Briefing

Social media essentials

Go step-by-step through the purpose of your content and how it connects with your audience before moving on to planning your content, the timing and the platforms you will use.

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

Closing the global skills gap: Is there a leadership role for local government?

The global skills gap refers to a mismatch between the skills possessed by the current workforce and the skills required for the future. Efforts are being made across sectors to bridge the gap, such as upskilling and reskilling initiatives. This briefing explores the vital role of local government in addressing this issue.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing

Organisational development: changing council culture

Develop your awareness and understanding of how organisational development can be used to challenge and shift culture within your council.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Event

Getting the best from your workforce: An introduction to recruitment and retention

The public sector is facing challenges with recruitment and retention of staff. This briefing answers some of the most FAQs around recruitment and retention processes to help readers determine where to focus their efforts internally while wrestling with these workforce challenges.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland Briefing