Upcoming Events

Public Health: What Does Good Look Like?
Public Health: What Does Good Look Like? 12:00pm – 14:00pm
Tuesday 23 May 2017

NLGN and The Health Foundation are bringing together leading figures in local government and the health sector for this roundtable. The findings from this event will form part of our research for an upcoming report due to be launched later this year.

Building Homes, Growing Communities: How building better can help councils achieve positive social outcomes
Building Homes, Growing Communities: How building better can help councils achieve positive social outcomes 14:00pm -16:00pm
Thursday 23 March

The quality of the built environment has significant implications on the wellbeing of people living there. By improving planning & design, however, councils have the opportunity to greatly benefit people’s lives.

Current Research

Producing the Goods
Producing the Goods

This project will seek to define the frontiers of global performance on public sector productivity. It will use examples from technology, workforce reform, health and social care integration and demand management. We will identify a number of initiatives from across the world that are delivering outstanding performance in turning inputs into outputs and examine how these could be applied in a UK context.

The future of London civil society: A strategic dialogue between local government and the funding community
The future of London civil society: A strategic dialogue between local government and the funding community

A few London authorities have sought imaginative ways to actively reshape their relationship with civil society, and some VCS organisations have responded positively. But on the whole, it is widely accepted that there is a leadership vacuum on this issue. This NLGN project will spark a high-level discussion about the future relationship between the two sectors.