Upcoming Events

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

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.

Using behaviour change to drive down demand
Using behaviour change to drive down demand 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
14 November 2019

There is no bigger threat facing the sustainability of local government than rising demand. Councils across the country have recognised this challenge and are responding in diverse ways. Interventions range from small scale adaptations to major community-wide initiatives, but at their heart they share the same goal of changing user and resident behaviour.

Current Research

Inclusive Growth in Practice
Inclusive Growth in Practice

New Local Government Network (NLGN), in partnership with Barrow Cadbury Trust, is working on a project to identify the opportunities for, and barriers to, local authorities in England delivering inclusive growth. It will explore what resources and levers already exist that can influence inclusive growth, and outline the range of actions and measures local authorities […]


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.