The LGiU is offering a new service for members to discover more about their individual personality behaviours and traits, including an online test with a personalised profile report and confidential feedback. Psychometric testing is something you may be aware of, you may have even taken a test previously, but do you understand how testing is…
This briefing is the next in the series examining the Local Government Audit Service (LGAS) value for money (VFM) reports. The briefing examines the key findings and recommendations of the LGAS VFM report no. 30, which relates to corporate estate management and maintenance in the local government sector.
This workshop is aimed at those who have attended the LGiU's Practical Project Management session or have a good understanding of the project management process and practice.
This workshop provides a foundation of understanding about what a commercial approach may mean in practice and the options available. It is an interactive opportunity to consider the kind of culture that needs to be developed and the 'cross over' commercial skills required.
On March 18th 2021 LGiU Australia, VLGA and LGPro presented an international panel of local government executives to explore how local governments in Australia and the UK are finding innovative ways to deliver improved community wellbeing outcomes against a backdrop of a pandemic and challenging economic climate.
It takes more than a well-thought-out and beautifully crafted council plan to effect real change. (In truth, crafting a brilliant strategy is just the first step!) In this briefing, Zoe Pappas and Jess Cossens from Right Lane Consulting draw on their experience to share their 6-step recipe for successful strategy execution: the Ex-FACTOR.
2021 requires a re-commitment from local authorities’ leaders and managers to make a significant shift in stepping up to practice inclusive leadership. Being inclusive leaders means making equality and diversity part of everyday work. These two online workshops provide an introduction to equality diversity and inclusive leadership practices.
Karen Campbell was writer in residence for five months last year at Dumfries and Galloway Council, hearing the stories of frontline workers and creating a lasting record of their service to their communities during the pandemic.
This year, on International Women’s Day, SGS Economics and Planning’s Gerard Lind draws on new research which shows that while our inner cities have a much more integrated workforce, workforce gender segregation is greater in the suburbs and regions.
This 75-minute programme has been developed for participants who would like to develop a positive mental attitude by exploring ways to improve their positivity.