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COVID-19 outbreak - councillors guidance cover

COVID-19 outbreak - councillor guidance

This guidance has been developed to assist elected councillors as councils grapple with the worst public health crisis we have experienced in a century.

Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness: a briefing on positive practice COVER

Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness: a briefing on positive practice

The purpose of this briefing is to assist senior leaders, such as members of Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs), as well as commissioners, practitioners and operational managers who are working across relevant sectors and agencies in this field, to support people who are homeless and at risk of or experiencing abuse or neglect.

Must know: suicide prevention COVER

Must know: suicide prevention

Suicide is a major issue for society and a leading cause of years of life lost. There were 5,021 deaths from suicide registered in England in 2018 and for every person who dies at least ten people are affected.

Councillor development

Combined authorities – collaboration on housing and planning

This report looks at how combined authorities have used their powers, resources and partnerships to achieve enhanced outcomes in housing and planning and how they are working with their constituent authorities to deliver these.

Combined authorities – collaboration on housing and planning

This report looks at how combined authorities have used their powers, resources and partnerships to achieve enhanced outcomes in housing and planning and how they are working with their constituent authorities to deliver these.

Climateee

Climate emergency - fire and rescue services

This report provides a basis for having local conversations about adaptation and mitigation, as well as providing comments and case studies from a range of organisations and programmes working on the issue.

ASC

The lives we want to lead - towards change, towards hope

With the new Government’s first Budget just days away, and with the Prime Minister promising to ‘fix social care once and for all’, this short publication sets out the main issues that we believe need to be addressed to ensure that people can live the lives they want to lead, and the kind of action we want to see from Government.

Adaptions

Meeting the home adaptation needs of older people

Councils want their residents to live in safe, affordable, good quality homes. We recognise that housing is a key component of health and care and the foundation upon which people can achieve a positive quality of life.

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Cultural strategy in a box

Culture is who we are. It is our heritage and future. It is how we live our lives and express our identities. It is art, music, film, fashion, design, even gaming. But it is much more: it is what defines us and how we are changing. For local authorities, culture can be viewed as part of the glue that brings and keeps our communities together.

Gloomy accomodation

Tackling modern slavery: A guide for landlords

The Home Office estimates that there are around 13,000 victims of modern slavery in the UK. There could be many more.