The government is supporting people who care about their communities and want to get involved in improving them. It believes that people understand the needs of their area best, which is why it is transferring power so people can make more decisions locally and solve their own problems to create strong, attractive and thriving neighbourhoods.

Detailed guides

  1. Anti-social behaviour on public transport: safety measures

    Protecting staff, passengers and property on public transport: police roles, CCTV and witness evidence use, tools to restrict anti-social acts Read more

  2. Charity types: how to choose a structure (CC22a)

    Decide whether to set up a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), a charitable company or an unincorporated association or trust. Read more

  3. Charities: how to protect vulnerable groups including children

    How to get checks and assessments on volunteers, employees and trustees if your charity works with vulnerable groups. Read more

  4. Public Request to Order Disposal: land owner's cover letter and questionnaire

    This letter and questionnaire is sent to land owners once a Public Request to Order Disposal request has been received. Read more

  5. Prepare a charity trustees' annual report

    What to put in your trustees' annual report, depending on your charity's income and the value of its assets. Read more