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

Community-led commissioning
Community-led commissioning

This project will set out how a new more radical model of “community-led commissioning” would work in practice. It will build on emerging evidence from different public service and democratic models that are led directly by people, and that have led to better outcomes for people themselves.


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.