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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

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Women’s representation in local government – Council Officers – Rising to the Top

When only 33% of councillors and 25% of local government chief executives are women, the Local Government Commission asks: does local government work for women? This is the fifth in our evidence session series. This meeting will examine how the changing shape of local government…


Community Collaboration: how councillors can enable resident-led solutions

Local Trust and LGiU are hosting a roundtable event to discuss how councillors can best help their community by encouraging local people and groups to take the lead on projects and issues that matter to them.


Webinar: Professional & Community Development through Intentional Networks

Description: In this webinar we are going to look at ‘Intentional Networks’ and how they can be created online to achieve an agreed outcome, and particularly in this webinar a learning outcome.   This is particularly pertinent for those in local government, community and health…


Seminar: Developing Political Awareness and Sensitivity for Officers

Description  Whilst the relationship between Elected Members and Officers has always been important for Local Government this is particularly the case when the organisation faces financial pressures and the need to make tough decisions about priorities. It may also be the case that collectively Members…



Local Government Flood Forum (London)

If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Thursday, 9 March 2017 in London.…


Seminar: Place-based Networking & Social Prescription

Description How do we create networks to promote, heath, well-being and social care? This is one of the major problems confronting us both in the voluntary and statutory sectors. In this seminar we look at how: networks can be ‘intentional’ and achieve outcomes that engage…



Seminar: Understanding Strategic Thinking

Description The workshop is ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer team planning and strategy. Essentially this is about effective change management and creating a coherent…



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