Topic: Personal and organisational development

Resources and training opportunities for building personal skills and developing effective organisations



GE17 analysis: next steps for the NHS and social care

In March, NHS England published its Next Steps update on the Five Year Forward View. What is already underway and how could the result of the general election impact on planned developments in health and social care over the next period?

England & Wales Briefing

Policy Café

This year, LGiU is running a series of short, useful events exclusively for LGiU member councils. Our Policy Cafés are spaces for our members to get together and talk about the issues that matter to them. We’ve already been investigating the future of local government finance, public services and democracy. Now we’d like to bring together…

England & Wales Workstream

Councils and cyber security

A recent ransomware attack had major consequences for the NHS. Local authorities must take it as a wake-up call, writes Lauren Lucas.

England & Wales Blog Post Blog

Falling short on social care reform? The manifesto pledges

We’ve all known for some time that radical changes are needed in the way that social care is funded and commissioned by local authorities and for those individuals who don’t qualify for state aid for their social care. The LGiU has produced a series of reports showing that social care, and home care in particular,…

England & Wales Blog Post Blog

Enabling Social Action

In February 2017, The Office for Civil Society published six documents which they had commissioned from the New Economics Foundation. These resources are designed to help commissioners and other public sector leaders embed social action in commissioning.

England & Wales Briefing

Getting new Councils up and running

This briefing looks at some of the issues which will have to be addressed by councillors and officers as Councils get fully up and running - from the making of political appointments, to training of members, delivery of manifesto commitments, and review of budget plans.

Scotland Briefing

Remembering Professor George Jones

We at LGiU were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Professor George Jones, Professor of local government at the LSE. George was a great friend to the LGiU over many years, and a great friend to all in local government. Never one to shy away from criticising governments of any hue he was…

England & Wales Blog Post Blog