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EDAS and SUII Event on Workplace Innovation in Scotland

At 2pm on 30 May at Strathclyde University in Glasgow an expert seminar will be held to examine new workplace practices in Scotland, the benefits of these for both enterprises and employees, and how economic development practitioners and others can support workplace innovation.


Network on the Future of Local Democracy – Meeting 4: Leadership

How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Network made up of local government leaders and chief executives to answer some of the biggest questions…

England & Wales

External event: Brexit and the Border: Enhancing policymakers’ understanding of the implications of Brexit for economic development and government in the North of England and the South of Scotland

It is widely recognised that the implications of the decision taken on 23rd June 2016 by the UK to leave the European Union will be profound. Whilst discussion and speculation of the consequences for the UK as a whole and for Scotland have been extensive, there has been little debate on the implications at a…


External event: The challenges of a dynamic private rented sector

In the wake of the news that the University of Glasgow is set to lead a major new UK-wide evidence centre on housing (CaCHE), Policy Scotland and the University’s Urban Studies department are delighted to invite you to an expert-led seminar on the private rented sector. Coming in the midst of an unanticipated General Election…


Preventing Homelessness – Issues and Challenges for Councils

In partnership with Social Finance we are hosting a free, half day conference in London on the issues and challenges associated with homelessness prevention. Date: 2nd May 1030 – 1430 Venue: Trowers & Hamlins LLP, 3 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YZ The event is free to attend, and lunch will be provided. However, places are…

England & Wales

Seminar: Building Strong Communities

This ground-breaking seminar is based on LGIU’s new exciting publication, ’Building Stronger Communities’ being launched the same day. It can help both officers and Elected Members to build better organised, more resilient communities, working in partnership with the local authority. This workshop-style session is packed with examples from around the country, plus practical frameworks and…

England & Wales

Publication Launch: Building Strong Communities

Join us for drinks! As part of the seminar by the same name – read more here –  the LGiU invite you to its publication launch ‘Building Strong Communities’ with author Steve Skinner and others. Keynote Speech: Cllr Alan Waters, Leader of Norwich City Council and Head of Learning & Development, LGiU Many councils want…

England & Wales