Events

LGiU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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LGiU Scotland and CCLA Councillor Awards 2019

Since our first event last year was such a success, in November this year we will host the second Councillor Awards in Scotland to recognise councillors who go the extra mile for their communities.

Scotland

FREE Seminar: Personal Safety for Councillors

This is an essential programme for Councillors who are mindful of their personal safety, particularly at the moment when many Members are canvassing during Purdah.

England & Wales

Workshop: Speed Reading & Retention – Fast Reading Techniques and Memory Strategies

This highly practical and interactive session has been developed for councillors who want to develop their skills in speed reading and the ability to use memory techniques. It will demonstrate how to use different reading styles in order to maximise the limited time that is available for review and retention of material.

England & Wales

Seminar: An Introduction to Local Government Finance

This seminar gives a very good grounding in how local government finance works in practice and sets the ‘basics as part of the bigger picture of current developments and longer-term trends – the approach of the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, funding plans for the next five years and the implications of Devolution and Brexit.

England & Wales