Going beyond organisational transformation

Having a network of collaborative leaders is essential to leading whole system change, write Oliver Excell and Tony Wood

Supporting communities in the age of austerity

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, explains how the region is meeting increasing challenges with courage, optimism and innovation

What can local gov expect from 2018?

Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive at the Local Government Information Unit, looks at the likely trends for local government in the new year

Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

A county council perspective for 2017

Cllr Philip Atkins outlines his hopes for the new year, including fairer funding for county authorities, the LGFS and social care

Recognising the potential in our cities

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK, explains why the answers to many post-Brexit questions lie in our cities

May’s U-turn on mayors

Following reports that regional mayor plans are to be scrapped, Jonathan Carr-West looks at the reasons behind the possible change of policy

Event Diary

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.

Flood & Coast has become the authoritative annual exhibition and conference for anyone involved in flood and coastal erosion risk management in the UK.