Local Government Association

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

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Cost of living: Record vacancies masks jobs disparity reality across the country

“The Government’s ‘one size fits all’ national approach to employment and skills is no longer fit for purpose. Councils and combined authorities – who know their communities best – want to be front and centre in ensuring everyone has the chance to learn new skills and find work, in good jobs needed by local businesses, in the places where they live.” 

Cost of living: Record vacancies masks jobs disparity reality across the country

Leeds City Council: Venue risk assessments to support councillor safety

It is important that councillors feel equipped to manage occasionally aggressive encounters with residents, including taking preventative steps to limit the risk of serious consequences. Leeds City Council helped councillors risk assess venues to ensure that they were safe and find appropriate alternatives if necessary.

Leeds City Council: Venue risk assessments to support councillor safety

Work Local: evidence of success

Case studies highlighting local government’s leadership and innovation in bringing together partners and national schemes to improve outcomes for residents, businesses and other employers.

Work Local: evidence of success