Upcoming Events

NLGN at LGA Conference 2019
NLGN at LGA Conference 2019 Varies
July 2019

NLGN is looking forward to host an exciting fringe event series at this year’s Local Government Association Conference in Bournemouth. We look forward to welcoming senior officers and councillors at our programme of invitation-only breakfasts and dinner discussions.

Transforming Organisational Culture
Transforming Organisational Culture 11.00 AM - 4.00 PM
8 October 2019

Kindly supported by FutureGov There may be nothing more important to the success of an organisation than its culture. Negative or misaligned cultures can destroy the best strategies and structures. Positive and well-adapted cultures can transform performance and impact. But identifying and creating the right culture in complex organisations like councils is far from straightforward. […]

Current Research

NLGN’s research and thought-leadership
NLGN’s research and thought-leadership

NLGN’s research and thought-leadership seeks both practical impact for local government and partners, and to influence national policy priorities as they relate to places and public services. Our core focus is on changemaking, a future vision for local government to generate and sustain impact in the future.


The NLGN Leadership Index is for chief executives, mayors and leaders of local authorities in the UK and is designed to present a unique barometer of the UK’s economic health and well-being.