Events

LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development online seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training: see this page for more information or contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org.

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LGIU Localism webinar: Community Budgets

Four Whole Place and twelve Neighbourhood Community Budgets have now reached the end of their pilot phases. This webinar offers an introduction to the learning that has emerged from these pilots and suggests practical steps that you need to take in order to get a programme up and running. This online webinar is free to…

England & Wales

LGiU at 2013 Party Conferences

Find out more about LGiU's fringe programme at the 2013 Party Conferences. This year, we are delighted to be hosting a social care fringe with specialist insurer Partnership and an education fringe with the NUT. We will also be hosting our Annual Local Government Dinner at each of the Party Conferences.

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Hertfordshire Builders’ Breakfast Event

The Hertfordshire Builders' Breakfast event will examine the health of the UK construction industry and will bring together local construction firms and councillors from across the East.

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GlobalNet 21 and LGiU seminar: Interfaith Dialogue and 21st Century Multiculturalism

Run in association with GlobalNet21.This seminar will look at how interfaith and community cohesion work has helped with the development of multiculturalism and the building of bridges across communities. The aim of this seminar will be to look at good practice and then to disseminate this amongst local authorities attending this seminar and beyond though…

England & Wales

LGiU roundtable discussion: public mental health

In this roundtable event the LGiU will bring together local authorities to discuss the drivers for mental wellbeing, and the many influences councils can have on supporting better mental health in their locality.

England & Wales

All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group Meeting with Nick Boles

Nick Boles Planning Minister will be addressing the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group on 9th July 2013. The Minister will provide an update on planning policy and discuss how to drive local investment and growth via the planning system and the Government’s commitment to Tax Increment Financing and the Community Infrastructure Levy.

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Strengthening the role of councils and councillors in the local school system

This seminar discusses practical ways (including case studies) in which local authorities and elected members (including District Councils in two tier areas) can strengthen their role in the local school system; enhance the accountability of schools outside local authority control and meet new requirements around school performance.

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LGiU & Hewlett-Packard Drinks Reception, LGA Conference, Manchester

LGiU and Hewlett-Packard are hosting a drinks reception at the LGA Conference to celebrate the launch of HP Insights – a new programme of interactive and thought-provoking events that look at how new technology and new thinking can equip councils for the future.

England & Wales

Accessing The Structural Funds 2014-20

This highly practical seminar, aimed at local authorities and LEPs, offers guidance on access to the 2014-20 Structural Funds. It will take place two days after the Spending Review that will set out the size of the funding streams transferred to the first Single Local Growth Fund in addition to more detailed guidance on the…

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