Topic: Personal and organisational development

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

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Keep up the good work: LGiU Ireland’s One-Year Survey

Over 100 of you gave us your thoughts on the service we’ve provided in our first year of operation. We asked our members what you thought of our mailings – Daily News, Policy Briefings – as well as how you use our information, and why you value it. We’ll use this feedback to build on…

Ireland Blog Post Blog
Members

Asset Enabled Transformation

As both the UK and Ireland approach the real prospect of self-sustaining local government there is general agreement to the notion that there is a real opportunity and need to focus on optimising, securing value for money and maximising the return from all forms of the public estate.  

Ireland Briefing
Members

The Carillion Collapse

This briefing provides a brief summary of what is known so far about the collapse of Carillion.

England & Wales Briefing
Members

Audit, Oversight and Performance in local government

The previous briefing in this series of briefings on local government performance examined the first report produced by the National Oversight Audit Committee (NOAC) concerning the adequacy of local authority corporate plans. This briefing will examine the second report by NOAC produced in December 2015.

Ireland Briefing
Members

Asset enabled transformation

Next to the cost of staff, property and land assets are often the biggest costs borne by councils. Recognising that assets can actively contribute to addressing the challenges faced by councils, such as continued austerity, is the fundamental first step in harnessing their power as catalysts for transformation.

England & Wales Briefing
Members

Swift read: Complaints about housing

A review of the complaints system for housing in England has been announced by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government. This briefing looks at the opportunities already available for complainants and sets out the key questions being considered in the consultation.

England & Wales Briefing
Members

The What Works Network – five years on

The What Works Centres have pioneered new ways of compiling evidence in areas such as education, local growth and social care. A government report presents key findings from the Network and gives examples of the impact that the Centres have had on public services over the last five years.

England & Wales Briefing