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Wirral Council – Performance Management Officer

Salary: £31288 – £34196 band PO4

Location: Wallasey Town Hall

Permanent 36 hours / week


A Performance Management Officer vacancy has arisen in Wirral Intelligence Service based within Wirral Council.  Performance management plays a vital role in improvement, good …

LARIA Annual Conference 2018 – Programme and Registration now live!

Shaping the place – the role of local area intelligence
Tues 22 – Wed 23 May 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

The LARIA Annual Conference programme is now available and registration is open. This year the conference is taking place …

SRA Training Courses

SRA has added two new courses to their Training Course Programme for 2018.

Details are below along with a list of courses taking place in the coming 3 months in Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Manchester and Nottingham.


LARIA North East Networking Event

A networking event for North East LARIA members will take place on Thursday 18 January 2018 between 1-4.30pm at Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne. Refreshments will be provided.

There will be presentations from recent winners of the LARIA Research …

Adult Social Work Survey

The Adult Social Work Priority Setting Partnership wants to find out what research needs to happen in future to make social work with adults even better.  To do that, they have made a survey that they would like people to …

Social Care Workforce Research Unit/Making Research Count events

Upcoming events

Circles of Support and Accountability: a trauma based approach which addresses harmful sexual behaviour Tuesday 23 January 2018 at King’s College London

This workshop will be led by Lorenzo Picco, Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Project Worker …

Is internal migration slowing down?

Thursday, 11 January 2018
Venue: Parish Hall, London School of Economics

A meeting to celebrate the publication of ‘Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?’, convened jointly by the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) and …

Enter the LARIA Research Impact Awards 2018

To enter the awards please download the entry form and return by 2pm on Monday, 12th February 2018.

The LARIA Research Impact Awards are the only awards specifically designed to showcase the work of those researching local areas. We welcome …

Performance Manager

Location: 3-5 St James Road, Dudley

Salary: £40,619 to £43,387 per annum, full time

Closing date: 17 December 2017



You will lead on performance for the People Directorate, managing a team in the Commissioning Hub, driving improvement and …

Solace Summit 2017

1-3 November, Lancashire County Cricket Club

This event will provide a fantastic opportunity for leadership development, best practice assessment and critical thinking around burning issues in local government – all whilst adding challenging views and hard-won personal experience from high …

Report: cut through the public sector data jungle

CACI & LARIA have teamed up to produce this useful guide; aimed at helping you select and blend the right data sets to create a more enriched picture of your local community.

LARIA members have told us that they want …

Research, Policy and Planning: Our Journal

​As newsletter readers will know, the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) and LARIA are now merged. LARIA members may not be aware that SSRG has been publishing a peer review journal – Research Policy and Planning – for the past …

WDH – Customer Insight Manager

Customer Insight Manager

£17,886 – £19,317

18.5 hours

Wakefield District

Reference no: W159/17


An exciting opportunity has arisen within Corporate Services for a highly motivated individual to compile, promote and manage the annual customer insight and research programme at …

LARIA Research Impact Award Winners 2016

The LARIA Research Impact Awards recognise the impact of research as a local level and showcase the very best work of our members. The winners were announced on the first day of the LARIA Conference at our awards dinner.

Best …

ONS Economic Forums on the road

The ONS would like to invite you to their ONS Economic Forums that are being held across the country over the next few months. These forums will give you an opportunity to hear about the current state of the UK …