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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 & London Higher: Mapping University Estates for Regeneration Partnerships

LGiU, London Higher and the University of London are very pleased to invite you to a breakfast briefing and discussion on ‘Mapping University Estates for Regeneration Partnerships’, bringing together a select group of senior university managers and London cabinet members. The higher education sector in London has a combined body of 377,000 students and generates…

England & Wales

EM Workshop – Inclusive Growth – Stirling

The Improvement Service is offering a series of free workshops to support locally elected members to develop their skills and enhance their knowledge. Local government, and public services in Scotland, are facing challenges that will require the utmost skill and dedication from elected members to successfully navigate. These workshops will support elected members to develop…

Scotland

Infrastructure for the South of Scotland – Borders

The South of Scotland Economic Partnership wants to know what you need from local infrastructure to help your business and your community thrive. This full-day workshop will explore the needs of local people and seek to develop small scale pilots to be carried out during 2019, in order to inform the new South of Scotland…

Scotland

Social investment & Economic Crisis: Austerity in the UK and Europe

Social investment and Economic Crisis: What have we learned from 10 years of austerity in the UK and Europe? The RE‐InVEST project is a four year pan European research initiative, launched in 2015, which aims to contribute to a more an EU that promotes solidarity and inclusion through an inclusive, powerful and effective social investment strategy. The…

Scotland

Infrastructure for the South of Scotland – Dumfries and Galloway

The South of Scotland Economic Partnership wants to know what you need from local infrastructure to help your business and your community thrive. This full-day workshop will explore the needs of local people and seek to develop small scale pilots to be carried out during 2019, in order to inform the new South of Scotland…

Scotland

LGiU & Core Cities Roundtable: Local Government Finance

Core Cities UK, London Councils and the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) are inviting Core City Treasurers and their counterparts in other types of local authority to a round table discussion event in London on council finances. Taking place ahead of the spending review and chaired by Local Government Information Unit Chief Executive Dr Jonathan…

England & Wales

LGiU & TechUK Workshop: Children’s Services Transformation

The LGiU’s Annual State of Local Government Finance Survey alarmingly highlights that Children’s Services is now the top immediate pressure for councils. This is above Adult Social Care for the first time in at least three years, suggesting that councils are no longer able to shield these services from the worst of the ongoing budget cuts in…

England & Wales

Scotland’s Evolving Fiscal Landscape

Chairs Dame Susan Rice and Robert Chote will speak about how the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Office of Budget Responsibility work both individually and together. Robert Chote has been Chair of the Office for Budget Responsibility since 2010, having been reappointed for a second five-year term in 2015. He also chairs the OECD’s network of…

Scotland

Review of Local Governance Workshops – Aberdeen

The Review of Local Governance is exploring how more power can be shared across national and local government and communities. It covers both national and local government, and all public services.

Scotland

Review of Local Governance Workshop – Edinburgh

The Review of Local Governance is exploring how more power can be shared across national and local government and communities. It covers both national and local government, and all public services.

Scotland