Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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LGA responds to Universal Credit reforms

“Using their local leadership, knowledge of the local labour market and ability to bring partners together, councils are uniquely placed to deliver a coherent, local joined-up offer to help people get back into work and training, backed up by the right funding.”

LGA responds to Universal Credit reforms

Using data mapping to inform care decisions

‘The Bridge’ is a tool for data visualisation, designed to display public sector data and provide effective economic forecasting and market insights. Follow-on funding was granted to share the project and its learning with other councils.

Using data mapping to inform care decisions

Taking the strain with cobots in care

Funding was provided for a series of engagement events to raise awareness of cobot (collaborative robot) technology and the potential benefits it can offer the UK care sector.

Taking the strain with cobots in care

Improving hydration for care home residents

Preventing dehydration in care homes for older people is a pressing concern for the social care sector, as it can lead to unnecessary hospital admissions and functional decline for residents.

Improving hydration for care home residents

Online care plans give people more control

This project explored the development of online care accounts for service users and carers, enabling them to complete tasks such as updating demographic information or downloading care plans.

Online care plans give people more control

LGA responds to launch of Office for Health Promotion

"Everyone agrees that prevention is better than cure. Any move to help make our residents be happier and healthier is encouraging and councils look forward to working with the new Office for Health Promotion."

LGA responds to launch of Office for Health Promotion

Early Career Teachers

The Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms will be rolled out nationally in September 2021. The reforms are part of the government’s teacher recruitment and retention strategy, which aims to improve the training and development opportunities available to teachers.

Early Career Teachers