Comparable Financial Data - Workshop to build a vision

Building on the LeGSB survey, and lastweek's workshop ( with DCLG, LGA, CiPFA, ProClass, Companies House, and esd-Toolkit ), we are now ready to bring together interested Local Authorities to...

JSNAs and Joint Health and Well Being Strategies - the role of local authorities - responding to the DH guidance consultation.

  JSNAs and Joint Health and Well Being Strategies - the role of local authorities - responding to the DH guidance consultation. This post takes a critical look at the draft DH...

Who Pays Your Wages?

  The notorious £1m bonus of RBS boss, Stephen Hester, was being defended on Radio 4 on Friday . I'm not going to have a go at the interviewee (Christopher Wheeler, an analyst at...

A challenging start

I've had a weekend to digest what happened during the first challenge of the Local Government Challenge 2012 and I'm still a little shell shocked...It's also going to be tough to talk about this...

The value of meetings

  Whether you like or loathe meetings they are part of our working lives, the effectiveness and value of these meetings can vary and will depend on a number of factors some of which are...

GeniUSYork is now Live!!

We hope you can join us at www.GeniUS York.com, our new platform which launched on the 25th January to capture the ideas and inspirations from the community, businesses and residents of...

Don't reinvent the wheel! Content you can use to tell your members about migration.

  I've been getting quite a lot of contact from Facilitators about communicating the move to KHub (either before or after it's been done) to community members. I've extracted email...

Where you born to be an online community facilitator?

After extensive and scientific research I can now tell you the years and months that will make you a great facilitator. But first a bit of background to this ground breaking research. ...

Help for the hesitant facilitator- where to start with migration to KHub?

Another great week talking to CoP facilitators about migration to KHub! There are so many stories, so many different people and so many ways of dealing with and communicating about migration....

National Map of Shared Services

The Local Government Association have used Googlemaps to visualise shared services  throughout England as shown in the map below. Although shared services may not be suitable for every...