The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform, Lord Freud, will be addressing the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group on the issue of welfare reform. The Minister will provide an update the implementation of Universal Credit, and will discuss the potential implications of the switch to Universal Credit for local authorities.
Online Training: Being an effective Councillor: Making a difference and doing it your way
Online Training: Mentoring Skills
Online Training: Investigations: Truth and other lies
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This seminar sets the context for the current reform programme and goes on to offer delegates an expert insight and the tools to understand the impact of welfare changes on individuals, groups and communities.
This is the second of two webinars being run with GlobalNet21 in May that address community and change. This webinar will look at local compacts or neighbourhood agreements where a community comes together with stakeholders to agree a common agenda for change.
This is the first of two webinars being run with GlobalNet21 in May that address community and change. In this webinar Cormac Russell will focus on how - by identifying, connecting and mobilising assets - citizens can change their communities from inside out.
It is less than four months since Police and Crime Commissioners were elected and this seminar is an exciting opportunity to examine how the new structures are working, issues for the coming year and developing the role of scrutiny and wider community engagement.
This seminar sets the context for the current welfare reform programme and goes on to offer delegates an expert insight and the tools to understand the impact of welfare changes on individuals, groups and communities. It will look at the research challenging the myths about the benefits system and consider alternatives.
Free webinar (members only): Local authorities and economic development in 2013 – can local dynamism counter a national low growth economy?
David Marlow the author of our recent briefing, Local authorities and economic development in 2013 – can local dynamism counter a national low growth economy? will present a free webinar for LGiU members.
This workshop focuses on local government finance from the national and local perspective, explaining the finance and funding system as it is now, and how it will be.
This free hour long webinar looks at the implications for councillors of the changes to local government activity heralded by the Localism Act. This is an online session only.
This event is an opportunity to hear directly from CLG about the impact and opportunities that they envisage the community rights to bid and to challenge will have for local authorities.