The Mayor’s recently launched Delivering Quality Homes Handbook summarises 50 ways in which developing councils and housing associations can improve their own teams and processes to get the quality they want.
Every week, each adult buys on average 3 plastic water bottles in London, amounting to 1.6bn bottles a year. Leaders Plus grad & Arup associate Adriana Moreno Pelayo explores how to implement this proven initiative reduce waste and create green jobs.
A new data service from the GLA seeks to transform the way we use data to make the most of our high streets and town centre. We take a look at how access to good and affordable data can help our communities, and how the GLA is paving the way for a data-led recovery.
Matt Kelly is a GM Leaders Plus Round 2 candidate. His poem reflects on the last year, paying tribute to our wonderful NHS staff and shows that talents of our Leaders candidates go way beyond the built environment!
The first lockdown saw a “paradigm shift in what was deemed possible” in the homelessness sector. We explore the challenges and opportunities now facing local authorities and not-for-profit organisations in moving forward with sustainable and effective approaches to homelessness post-covid.
Alex Peters is a professional dancer and mentor who’s helped dozens of Future London Leaders candidates step outside their comfort zone and think creatively. See his excellent short video on dance and wellbeing here, part of AXA Health’s Feelgood Health Journey.
To build a hospital in 13 days is a big challenge. To build a culture in 13 days is an even bigger one. John Herring explains what the public sector can learn from the ways in which NHS Nightingale North West created a ‘one workforce’ culture at speed in response to the pandemic.
The consultation for Planning for the Future, the government White Paper proposing major planning reforms, closes on 29th October. Future of London’s Steering group met for an informal discussion on what the proposed reforms might mean for London.
“The realisation that being seen as ‘different’ was holding back my career came as a shock.” Jahanara Rajkoomar explains why applying for development programmes like the Emerging Talent Programme help strengthen your voice against discrimination.
The GLA is calling for more creative and flexible engagement with young people, often overlooked in planning consultations. In this Spotlight, RESOLVE Collective’s Seth & Akil Scafe-Smith share their creative approach and discuss the need for more resilient communities post-Covid.