Improving our performance depends upon feedback

Carl Welham has been a Director of Communications in Nottingham, Reading, Sheffield, Bucks, Hackney, Oxford. Mark Fletcher-Brown has been a communication consultant for more than 22 years and hasrecently published Perceptionomics, a guide to managing perceptions


Posted on 21st February 2019

Future Leaders: leadership theory into practice


Livia Oldland, Communications Manager at the Greater Cambridge Partnership and one of LGcomms Future Leaders, reflects on leadership in public sector communications.

Posted on 15th February 2019

Future Leaders: my first peer review

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Two days. 130 people to talk to. 25 meetings. Michael Stringer, one of our Future Leaders, shares his thoughts on his first LGA peer review.

Posted on 11th February 2019

Future Leaders: the importance of an evidence base

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"If we did the research and the evaluation, if we got the strategy agreed at the start of the year and took the time to show people what the outcomes of our efforts were then perhaps we’d be in more of a position to have our professional advice listened to and heeded."

Posted on 11th February 2019

Learning and sharing from what works to recruit foster carers

Reflections on the LGComms seminar on what effective fostering recruitment looks like

Posted on 1st February 2019