International LocalGov Lessons: California Dreaming

August 8, 2018

A recent trip Stateside has left LGiU’s Janet Sillett pondering the lessons that local government across the globe could learn from each other.

Don’t be the next Blockbuster Video

August 1, 2018

Is digitalisation the reason for a decline in volunteering? Or is it something else? Paul Reddish, CEO of ProjectScotland, discusses how to get more people from…

Helping Businesses with their First Class Ideas

July 25, 2018

Fiona Hutchison, Senior Engagement Executive at Interface, blogs for us about the links that they can help foster between graduates, businesses and universities, and the…


Progress on City Region Deals: Update

August 14, 2018

City Region Deals are agreements in place between Scottish Government, UK Government and local government. This briefing acts as an update on our previous briefings on city deals.

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Reviving localism: three challenges

February 20, 2018

In January 2017, the LGiU committed to exploring three core policy questions over the course of the year: Finance: How should local government be funded? Democracy: How can we strengthen local democracy? Services: How do we design public services that are fit for the future? This series of essays draws…

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