Tag: LGA

LGA Innovation Hub

For the second consecutive year, LGA ran a highly successful Innovation Zone at their annual conference – a hub to discover exciting projects councils are working on around the country. Building on the success of the Innovation Zone, a database …

Local Government Association (LGA) Analysis and Research

The Local Government Association (LGA) Research and Information team provides research and analytic services to the LGA and help and support to the local government sector. The team have been a valued and supportive partner to LARIA over a number …

Are you being served; LG Inform Tool

‘Are you being served’: Benchmarking resident satisfaction survey results using the LG Inform tool

Do you know what your residents think of your council? Are they happy with the way you run things, the value for money they receive, and …

Read the latest local government research from the LGA

The June/July 2014 research and information update from the Local Government Association (LGA) is out now. This regular alert provides you with an overview of the latest LGA research, and the services that the LGA provide to help and support …

Knowledge Navigator: Learning Disabilities

The LGA has published part one in a series of documents about What Councils Need to Know.

In times when local government is challenged by the impact of austerity, and by pressures such as demographic change and a shifting relationship …

Nesta/LGA: 10 lessons for local authority innovators

This ‘Call for Action’ report (published November 2013) presents insight from the joint Nesta-LGA Creative Councils programme as a series of ten lessons about innovation in local government.

An interesting read that’s very relevant to the current context of doing …

LARIA response to LGA consultation on the future of the Knowledge Hub

I am writing to you on behalf of the Local Area Research and Intelligence Association (LARIA). This is our formal response to your consultation on the future of the Knowledge Hub. We have put together this response with a working …

LARIA/LGA: Statutory requirements for research (2003)

This report provides a comprehensive check-list of explicit and implicit legislative requirements for research ranging across all local government services in 2003. With around 150 Acts of Parliament scanned, the report is a valuable tool to guide and support local …