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Councillor Training: Speed Reading and Retention

This is a highly interactive session that has been developed for councillors, who want to develop their skills in speed reading, and the ability to use memory techniques. It is a very practical programme which will demonstrate how to use different reading styles in order to maximise the limited time that is available for review…

England & Wales

Making the reform agenda work: Health and Social Care Act

This seminar will provide delegates with an opportunity to get an in-depth understanding of the new legislation as enacted; find out how HWBs can drive integration of health and local government; and hear how authorities are managing the transition to public health.

England & Wales

Book launch: Making Health and Social Care Personal

Making Health and Social Care Personal and Local: Moving from Mass Production to Co-Production You are invited to join LGiU and Governance International for the launch of our new book, Making Health and Social Care Personal and Local. This book is a collection of essays from leading thinkers, which explores co-production in health and social care…

England & Wales

Making the reform agenda work: Planning

This seminar will provide delegates with an opportunity to understand what the regulations in the NPPF mean for planning decisions, how councils are working with neighbourhood forums to develop local and neighbourhood plans and what the implications of both sets of regulations are for development and regeneration.

England & Wales

Using Neighbourhood Agreements to build strong and active communities at a time of austerity

Building strong and active communities has never been more important as local government budgets come under severe pressure. Modelled around ‘Neighbourhood Agreements’, this seminar offers delegates a tried and tested strategy for delivering accountable public services at community level and a way of  fostering greater local volunteering and civic responsibility. The seminar will draw on national…

England & Wales

Need to Know Series: Planning for the longer term – strategies for sustaining councils beyond frontloaded cuts

This workshop uses tools and techniques developed as part of the National Process Improvement Project (NPIP) to offer practical guidance on how to make savings while maintaining or improving corporate and frontline services. All of the examples used are based on real savings made by real councils using standard practices. Anyone involved in transforming services…

England & Wales

Making the reform agenda work: Changes to Benefits

Changes in housing benefit payments will take effect in April 2012. The universal credit will be introduced in October 2013. Both will have a significant effect on your residents. Our seminar will explore how you can prepare for these changes. In addition, we will consider the wider changes to the social fund, the disability living allowance (DLA) and the…

England & Wales

Using social media: understanding the basics

Public and private sector organisations are using social media to manage their reputation and build new audiences. LGiU believes in these digital tools and we’d love to share strategies that we’ve developed through working closely with our member organisations. We are running three practical training events at our London offices in the first half of 2012.…

England & Wales