Posts by Andrew Brightwell

It’s time for digital leadership

This week local authority chief executives and senior managers arrive in Liverpool for the Solace Summit. As regular visitors, we know just how much this annual get-together has changed. Recent events have felt pragmatic - with leaders concentrating on delivering first-class public services at a time of huge cuts to local-government funding. In some ways this conference won't be ...


If you’re going to #localgovcamp then you should know about #networkedcllr

This weekend many of our friends will be going to Local Gov Camp, the brilliant unconference for local government folk and beyond. It's going to be fun - and there will be some really interesting conversations that we'll be joining (our very own Catherine Howe and Dave Eaton will be there). With, we think, a general ...


Catherine at LGComms Academy – Beyond communications: engagement through to democracy

We'll be at LGComms Academy on Wednesday for what should be a really interesting meeting of local and central government people who work in communications. What we'll be doing We're hoping that we'll be able to spice things up a bit in Catherine's breakout session at 2 pm, entitled: Beyond communications engagement through to democracy, where she ...