Best Practice

A winning partnership

By Richard Crouch | October 17, 2018

Outsourcing is often seen in a negative context – but when managed correctly public-private partnerships, Richard Crouch believes, can be a win-win for all involved

  • Dealing with domestic abuse

    By Steve Tucker and Mary Morrissey | October 10, 2018

    Tackling persistent domestic violence and abuse through local collaboration is one of the top priorities of the Sutton Plan, explain Mary Morrissey and Steve Tucker

  • Modular homes offer hope

    October 10, 2018

    London's councils are working together to procure modular housing as high-quality temporary accommodation for homeless households. Cllr Darren Rodwell believes it is the first such collaboration in the UK

  • New solutions to knife crime

    By Lib Peck | October 10, 2018

    In the run-up to the London Councils Summit next month Cllr Lib Peck looks at the many varied causes and impacts of knife crime in the capital – and assesses the leadership and sharing of best practice required to tackle this growing issue

  • Learning from the emergency life cycle

    By Stephen Baker | October 10, 2018

    When it comes to emergency response there are ‘no second chances’ says Stephen Baker of SOLACE. The organisation has linked up with the LGA to launch a new guide to learning throughout the life cycle of emergencies


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