Topic: Personal and organisational development

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

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Summer 2023 reading list from LGIU’s Chief Exec

As part of an annual tradition, LGIU’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Carr-West shares the list of books he is aspiring to read over his August holiday break – maybe you can find your next great read too, check it out!

England & Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland Blog-article

Equality and inclusive leadership in local government

Experience LGIU's in-house training and explore equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) work in public services. This course is FREE to LGIU members and only £10 for nonmembers. Dive into the full version of this training by reaching out to us about bespoke training for your organisation.

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

How to write an impactful briefing

Get the skills and confidence you need to write clear, concise, and persuasive briefings that are both informative and engaging.

Global Event

See Her Elected and the campaign for equality in 2024 local elections and beyond

As part of LGIU’s coverage for International Women’s Day, Dr Michelle Maher, Programme Manager of See Her Elected, discusses how they are working to increase women’s participation in local government, especially ahead of the 2024 local elections.

Ireland, Northern Ireland Blog-article With case study
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Personal safety for councillors

Our personal safety is something many of us take for granted, this short guide offers some guidance on assessing risk and adopting strategies and behaviours that will minimise any potential hazards you might identify as part of your councillor role.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication

Climate leadership for local authorities

Explore how your council can deliver a corporate approach to climate action and effectively communicate and engage with communities and stakeholders to drive behavioural change.

England & Wales, Scotland Event

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

Communicating in a crisis

This practical workshop will help you respond when a crisis strikes -- particularly through your council's communications team.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Event

Communicating in a crisis

This practical workshop will help you respond when a crisis strikes -- particularly through your council's communications team.

England & Wales Event