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


LG Inform


Public access & home page and search & standard reports  6th March 2018 11am and 17th April 11am

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  20th March 2018 11am and 24th April 11am

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


Report builder – building a report  and Personalisation 8th March 2018 11am and 19th April 11am

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


LG Inform Plus


Search and metrics report 27th March 2018 2pm and 10th April 2pm

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


Report builder 15th March 2018 2pm and 3rd April 2pm

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


Power and duties and Records retention 13th March 2018 11am and 9th April 11am

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  26th March 2018 11am and 23rd April 11am

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


API  29th March 2018 2pm and 26th April 2pm

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.