LGiU is working in partnership with social care provider Mears to deliver a series of roundtables as part of our Adult Social Care Thought Leader Series. This roundtable is the fifth event in the series and looks at workforce issues in adult social care. We will begin the roundtable hearing from two speakers: Lyn Romeo,…
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This workshop gives at an outline of an appreciation of community engagement strategies that organisations can use. Its core themes are the relationship between community engagement challenges along with supporting diversity, community partnership work and evaluating interventions.
This one-day event will provide a national forum for councillors and senior officers from local government to come together with influencers and stakeholders to examine the challenges faced by communities struggling with personal debt.
Part of a series of webinars looking at different aspects of the welfare reform agenda. The National Audit Office is currently carrying out a value for money study on this reform. In this webinar, the NAO study team will present their findings on the transition to the new system, and the risks and challenges for…
This roundtable will focus on the findings and proposals in our new report Strong Foundations – building better dialogue between tenants and landlords. Our research builds on a survey of 200 RSLs, local authorities and ALMOs, looking at the impact of long-term trends on their relationship with tenants. There was a consensus that landlords need to adapt to…
This seminar deals with the practical steps local authorities can take to ameliorate poverty in their local areas. It will look at fairness commissions, local living wage campaigns, support in welfare-to-work, and crisis interventions like food banks.
This webinar will look at the extent to which the aims of the Localism Act have been achieved and how far the changes have affected the role of councillors and what this will mean going forward. This online webinar is free to LGiU members (places are limited).
GlobalNet21 and LGiU seminar: Police and Crime Commissioners, Local Authorities and Public Engagement
In association with GlobalNet21. Now that Police and Crime Commissioners have had a year to settle in, this timely seminar will look at developments and differing approaches to the role across the country and the role of local authorities in the process of engaging communities in the work of PCCs.
In this changing and challenging environment the ability of elected members and officers to involve and empower communities is now more important than ever. This is a down to earth seminar that will prompt frank debate and identify key issues facing frontline councillors. It will give participants plenty of opportunity to explore different approaches to…
This webinar will sketch out the reformed planning system, and take stock of how it is influencing practice and shaping places. Are there advantages to this new system, and what are the unintended consequences and emerging tensions? This online webinar is free to LGiU members (places are limited).