Upcoming Events

Budgeting for Impact
Budgeting for Impact 11.00 AM - 4.00 PM
4 June 2019

Kindly supported by Local Partnerships Our members tell us that the biggest challenge for transforming council performance is aligning financial imperatives with strategic goals and frontline impact. Methods such as outcomes-based budgeting and other approaches have proved a popular way of achieving this alignment. When they work, they have proven transformative to both impact and […]

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.

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.