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Skills and behaviours to fuel innovation in government - NESTA
Around the world, governments are investing in innovation skills for public servants. This NESTA toolkit explores the kinds of behaviours we need to see in order to succe..
Published 09 July 2019
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Data Visualisation in Children’s Social Care
​​ Report by Coram exploring the potential of data visualisation to improve decision-making and performance in children’s social care. A prototype was ..
Published 08 July 2019
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Enhancing productivity through employee support (LGA)
A support package from the LGA to improve workforce productivity by helping them to assess their approaches to performance management and employee engagement.  Offering advice and guidance to hel..
Published 02 July 2019
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Ideas to re-recruit social workers (LGA)
Many social workers have left their profession.  For some it has been a while since they left.  Whatever the reasons for their departure - perhaps a career break, caring for a family member - the..
Published 02 July 2019
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Workforce Focus (LGA)
The primary aim of this document is to help senior HR professionals and their teams to develop local action plans for workforce improvement by providing facts and ideas.
Published 02 July 2019
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Epsom and Ewell Borough Council - Income generation and enterprise plan
The primary aim was to create a strategy that would enable Epsom and Ewell Borough Council to have an improved approach to commercialism in services it currently provides. This would ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Melton Borough Council - Timesage
Timesage is a commercial brand for Melton Borough Council. The initial aim was to develop a pilot with a view to providing chargeable services to local people using a monthly subscrip..
Published 01 July 2019
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Eastbourne Borough Council - CloudConnx
Case study about Eastbourne's CloudConnx - creating affordable broadband for businesses.
Published 01 July 2019
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Tackling multiple unhealthy risk factors - emerging lessons from practice - (The King's Fund)
This paper sets out the experience, learning and practice of eight areas (six local authority services and two NHS services) that are designing services to support their populations to change u..
Published 01 July 2019
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Innovate to save case studies (NESTA)
Innovate to Save was launched in 2017 and took eight projects through research and development to test their ideas for improving public services and generating cashable savings. These ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Commercialisation: best practice map (LGA)
An online map maintained by the LGA showing councils in England that are engaged in commercial activities – the data behind the map is updated on a rolling basis. The examples on the map are br..
Published 01 July 2019
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LGA Consultancy: workforce
The LGA has developed its thinking on workforce around five strategic themes: organisational development, pay and reward, recruitment and retention, skills development, leadership development.
Published 01 July 2019
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Wealden District Council - reducing residents energy bills
Case study about Wealden's partnership with iChoosr to help reduce residents' energy bills.
Published 01 July 2019
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The 21st Century Public Servant - experiences of individuals working in councils and the wider public sector (LGA)
The Local Government Association (LGA), Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and Public Sector People Managers' Association (PPMA) have been working together with our academic p..
Published 01 July 2019
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Disability confidence - equalities and inclusion
The LGA recognises the value and importance of equalities and inclusion, not only as a legal obligation for employers, but as a way of attracting, developing and retaining talent. The Disability ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Apprenticeship support programme (LGA)
LGA provided support to councils so they can maximise the Return on Investment (ROI) of their apprenticeship levy.
Published 01 July 2019
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Wellbeing and inclusion support (LGA)
Wellbeing and inclusion are essential for a happy, high performing and productive workforce. These web resources from the LGA cover building strong, sustainable, people-oriented organisations.
Published 01 July 2019
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Wellbeing and resilience at work resources (LGA)
Promoting emotional resilience and wellbeing improves the health of an organisation as well as that of its employees. This podcast from the LGA highlights some of the different models and ways of..
Published 01 July 2019
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Gender pay gap analysis (LGA)
Data, information and discussion on the gender pay gap in local government.
Published 01 July 2019
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Managers' guides to flexible working (LGA)
These online documents from the LGA explain why hiring flexibly can be beneficial to councils and how to go about it.
Published 01 July 2019
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