Given the increasingly stretched resources in councils, prototyping provides a sensible and low-cost approach to test new ideas and obtain buy-in along the way.
NLGN is working to empower communities in this bid to take back control with our overarching Community Paradigm agenda, and our latest project is an investigation into the research and insights of Elinor Ostrom.
Inclusive growth is a buzzword in local government these days, but how can it be delivered in practice?
NLGN’s Director makes the case for a new law that would shift power from public institutions and into the hands of citizens.
This October, I had the pleasure of participating in an NLGN Innovation Exchange for the first time.
This month’s NLGN Leadership Index report reveals that councils are even less hopeful about the impact of Brexit on their local economy than they were two years ago.
Participative approaches are popular – but they often fail to be truly inclusive Alex Fox OBE, who leads the revolutionary Shared Lives community carer scheme, shares his two lessons for making sure people with disabilities and other excluded groups are part of decision making.
Uncertainty is bad for the economy. Yet the events of recent days and weeks have revealed even greater lack of clarity for local government when it comes to Britain’s departure from the EU. Our latest NLGN Leadership Index finds that Brexit uncertainty is taking a toll on economic confidence in local areas, as well as […]