Upcoming Events

NLGN Annual Conference 2018: Changemakers Assemble
NLGN Annual Conference 2018: Changemakers Assemble 09.30am – 16.30pm
Thursday, 22 February 2018

This year’s annual conference will move away from traditional panels, and spark discussion on the priorities facing the council of today. We hope you will learn from one another, sharing your expertise in a creative and open environment.

Commercialisation in Local Government
Commercialisation in Local Government
8 Nov/ 18 Jan/ March TBC/ May TBC

A series of Lunch/Dinner discussions to be held across the country for senior local government officials – hosted by NLGN, in partnership with Norse. The theme of this exclusive dinner will be the growing appetite and interest amongst councils to expand commercial activity for future financial resilience.

Current Research

A collaborative future for housing associations and councils
A collaborative future for housing associations and councils

NLGN is working with the National Housing Federation on a project that will set out proposals for maximising impact in the future and delivering more homes, more quickly. This research will be a useful resource for housing associations and local authorities alike to develop their own plans for future joint working.

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.