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The key enablers of developing an effective partnership-based early help offer
This research explores the enablers of and barriers to developing and sustaining an effective local early help offer. The findings are based on in-depth engagement with eight local areas w..
Published 13 August 2019
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Case Study Eastleigh Borough Council: Purchasing Property Assets
Case study describing activity that Eastleigh Borough Council have undertaken to pursue the purchase of a range of property assets which generate a high investment yield.
Published 07 August 2019
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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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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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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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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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Council for Disabled Children (CDC) - Case Law Directory
Council for Disabled Children, community focused case study for legal issues relating to disabled children and young people
Published 01 July 2019
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Barking and Dagenham video - we make our city
Barking and Dagenham, community focused case study, video about working within the community (not guaranteed to work in Internet Explorer browser)
Published 01 July 2019
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Social Care Future blog
Glimpses of the future: How do areas shift from marginal change to serious re-design around what really matters to people and communities? Discussions and breifings via blogs from a variety of ..
Published 01 July 2019
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The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)
An index on Europe’s digital performance, tracking the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness
Published 01 July 2019
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TED talk - the 'Golden Circle' by Simon Sinek
TED is an initiative where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged and today covers almost all topics.  This is a YouTube video of a talk by Simon Sinek which looks into the belief and val..
Published 01 July 2019
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Checking up on the power of prevention in social care in Hertfordshire
Article published in The Municipal Journal, April 2019, by Jim McManus, Director for Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council about the council's experience of prevention in health and social ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Highway maintenance efficiency programme (HMEP) evaluation report 7 Aug 2018
The Strategic Review is part of the Highways Maintenance and Efficiency Programme offer to support sector-led improvement.  It is a peer-led review of a council’s performance to help identify rad..
Published 01 July 2019
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Transformation Programme Cabinet Report - Harrogate June 2018
Harrogate Council report to Cabinet, June 2018, on its transformation programme. An exemplar way of undertaking and monitoring transformation..
Published 01 July 2019
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