Three Return to Work campaigns – focusing on ICT, planning and legal – will identify and provide skilled professionals with free training or resources, so they can restart their highly-valued roles and support councils with their COVID-19 recovery strategies.
More councils in England are set to benefit from the latest round of the Local Government Association’s Behavioural Insights Programme as they continue to lead their communities through the COVID-19 crisis.
"It is vital that the Spending Review shifts the Government’s focus towards the key drivers of homelessness, including a lack of affordable housing, welfare-related poverty, and a lack of an integrated prevention approach."
"Modern slavery is abhorrent and councils across the country are working hard to help tackle it. This includes trying to eliminate it from their supply chains during the procurement process. This act will help councils to carry out this work."
“Councils continue to work tirelessly to support residents and businesses through this pandemic and keep services running. It is vital they have the resources they need to lead and protect their communities and support the national effort to minimise the impact of the second wave of this deadly virus.”