With demand on adult social care constantly increasing the need to recruit and retain carers has never been higher. But how to you attract and keep the best talent in the face of misunderstanding about the sector? Lindsay Coulson, Head of Communications at Hertfordshire County Council, explains how they met the challenge head on, winning Platinum at the 2016 Public Service Communications Academy Awards in the process.
Posted on 17th September 2018
Having spent two days at the start of this year’s LGComms Future Leaders programme hearing from the current leaders in the field, Dave Glanville from Leeds City Concil is inspired to start thinking how we can drive improvement across local government.
Posted on 7th September 2018
"Stories are vital to capturing people’s imagination and enthusiasm, but as an organisation we still need to make sure they’re fulfilling a purpose, which is why we work so closely with our economic development team and colleagues across the council to make sure the tales we tell have investment, growth and improvement for our communities at their heart."
Posted on 30th August 2018