Briefings


A look at the Mayor of London’s draft housing strategy

January 18, 2018

Given the similarities between issues surrounding housing in the UK and Ireland, it will be useful to take a look at the Mayor of London's draft housing strategy - a strategy for the capital assessing housing conditions and housing need, including proposals for tackling these issues and a statement of…



Estonia’s Digital Government Revolution – what can be learnt?

January 11, 2018

Estonia is an example of a successful transformational digital government plan. Due to significant similarities between Estonia and Ireland in terms of demography and administrative structure, it is worth considering the lessons that can be learned by local government in Ireland.






Internal Audit in the Irish local government system

December 5, 2017

This briefing examines the role and scope of internal audit within the local government sector, and explores areas area of internal control before looking at some of the key challenges facing internal audit and the current trend of contracting out the internal audit function to external service providers.


A look at Housing supply in England

November 30, 2017

With Housing in Ireland continuing to be an issue of immediate importance, we're taking a look at how England, which is experiencing a similar housing crisis, is trying to address the matter.