Online training



We are running an ongoing series of online training sessions. In these half hour sessions, you can dial in to a conference call and also connect with some screen sharing software so you can see our screen. If you are interested in attending any of the sessions below please email


Text tokens training - in both LG Inform and LG Inform Plus 29th November 11am


LG Inform


Public access & home page and search & standard reports  24th November 1pm

Covering the background to LG Inform, what can the public see and how to quickly view a report for your authority without signing in

Demonstrating how search works; advanced search and the standard report


Creating groups - Sharing groups and display & comparison groups  27th September 10.30am

How to creating your own groups to share reports with and view data about


Report builder – building a report  and Personalisation 11th October 2pm

Step by step walk through creating your own report in LG Inform

Covering areas such as adding summary values, ordering data in components and other options available to registered users

How to share and export reports you have built in LG Inform, how to get embed code and exporting components

Extras registered users can access such as adding logos, personalising your home page, comparison groups, areas of interest


Benchmarking club 1st November 1.30pm

Join us to hear about the LG Inform benchmarking club, what data we collect, how you can take part and how you can view provisional data in LG Inform


LG Inform Plus


Search and metrics report 16th October 12pm

New multiple options in search and how to view prebuild standard report from LG Inform Plus


Report builder 25th October 10.30am

How to build, share, download and print a simple report 


Power and duties and Records retention 3rd October 10.30am

Discover the lists in the Power and Duties tool and it can be accessed to help you review the services you offer

How the lists in Records retention can be accessed to save you time and money


Standards  email is you would like to talk through the Standards


Natural Neighbourhoods  12th October 11am

Instead of standard geographies, create custom areas, such as community zones, for more meaningful reporting and greater insight.


API  7th November 11am

Hear how to use our direct data feed to access over 5,000 data items for your performance reporting arrangements, or simply export them for analysis or your own reports.