Improving business performance through information
Developed in partnership for over a decade, LG Inform Plus is your essential subscription service for shaping, running and improving your business.
LG Inform Plus gives you access to more than 1.2 billion data values
13,500+ regularly updated data items from 46 different data sources covering 240 different collections
Sources include Census, Office of National Statistics (ONS), Public Health England, government departments. Topics include public services, health, ethnicity, finance, crime and much more, regularly refreshed by our data team.
Latest population statistics for England and Wales covering 58 million people
Population data by area, plus Parliamentary constituencies, commissioning groups, enterprise partnerships and more. Create tailored maps to show data in meaningful ways.
6,000 links to current local government legislation
Help manage your legal duties with regular updates. Make sure the right services are provided to communities.
1,700 Records retention schedules for over 100 different service areas
Save money by understanding how long records should be kept. Highlight records where personal and special data is kept in-line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
569 individual council service standards from 125 different service areas
Publish data more consistently and see how well your organisation makes use of data in key decision making. Take a 360-degree view of local government services, functions and citizen needs.
LG Inform Plus helps you
Get a better understanding of your area
Access hard facts and learn the key issues on your doorstep such as - health, housing, social care, crime, and many more.
View and share reports from professionally designed templates that draw from over one billion data values covering all English areas and geographies - local authority, wards, Parliamentary constituencies, commissioning groups, enterprise partnerships and many more.
Build your business case for change.
Use our 9,000+ data items to re-design your services. Or add in local data to supplement our national information sets.
Create local reports containing quality infographics to meet your local needs and priorities.
Use our records retention schedules to rationalise the storage and save money through timely and correct record storage.
Keep up to date with changing legislation and know what services you must deliver and what is discretional.
Become more compliant with new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Legislation through understanding where 'personal' and 'special' customer information is held in your organisation and build the mandated Record of Processing Activities (RoPA) quickly.
Use data from 46 public sources in one consistent format via a simple feed.
Define and publish your own data and geographies to supplement official national sources.
Publish your own information to Standards used by other councils so you can readily compare and combine data.
LG Inform Plus has saved us time and effort by removing duplication and the need to manually collect or update our data.Rachel Glynn
LG Inform Plus provides a quick understanding of the key indicators available to support internal performance management.Si Chun Lam
LG Inform Plus is easy to use and holds the right information just when we need it the most.Cath Bentley
LG Inform Plus helps us track progress against our priorities by providing up to date, in depth, reliable and accessible information.Robert Steele
Reigate and Banstead BC
Records Retention. It’s about encouraging staff to work smarter.Elizabeth Barber
The API is brilliant news for us. It means we can focus on using the best tools for the job.Lucy Knight
LG Inform Plus part is a key part of our business intelligence framework. Moving towards a more evidence-based approach to corporate/service decision making.Leonard Wright
The Neighbourhoods function enables us to create and support our evidence base for community governance reviews and funding applications.Rachel Glynn
The LG Inform Plus embed facility makes it easy to be more transparent with our customers.Si Chun Lam
The Records Retention schedules enabled us to progress GDPR compliance across the organisation without incurring any additional cost.Calderdale MBC
The API/data tool is quick and easy to use. It's rapid, consistent and reliable, retrieving a comprehensive range of indicators.Si Chun Lam
The mapping function allows me to visualize our Musculoskeletal conditions data across many different geographies quickly and easily for internal use and sharing with our stakeholders.Sophia Steinberger