Welcome to the LGSectorGoodToolkit™

The LGSectorGoodToolkit™ includes SOLGM’s online Legal Compliance Programme designed to assist local authorities meet their legal obligations across a range of local government activity. Our work on the content, developed by utilising the knowledge base within the local government sector and checked for legal accuracy by lawyers at Simpson Grierson, is supported by our Legal Compliance Levy and is available to councils that provide support through the Levy.

The programme provides step-by-step procedures that, in a practical way, help ensure councils are legally compliant.  The online flow diagrams provided are supplemented by good practice guides and links to further information. To learn how to use the Legal Compliance Programme click here.

The individual modules are reviewed and updated as soon as possible following any legislative changes.

To access the legal compliance guides in this website, please go to the login page and enter your Council's password and username. If you do not know your Council's password please contact us.

If you are looking for the main SOLGM website which contains information about our LGConnect discussion groups, LGJobs board, learning and development and resources for local government please click here.


Please note that the guidance modules are designed to assist local authority managers gain assurance that their 
processes comply with legal obligations. They are not a substitute for the seeking of professional legal advice
and the exercise of sound judgement when it is necessary to do so.