HR, workforce and communications

Developing and sustaining effective organisations


Online Training: Recruiting Effectively Online

Whilst the lockdown may be easing the way local government, like all organisations, will operate in the future is still uncertain. At least in the short term, there is likely to be a continued emphasis on home working and using online platforms to communicate ‘face to face’. So, what about how we interview and recruit…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Presenting with Impact Online

This workshop is designed to equip presenters with a fundamental range of skills that will enable them to make presentations professionally and confidently in a number of settings with particular focus on using platforms such as Zoom and Teams. It focuses on aspects concerned both with content and process and gives practical tips to overcome…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Outsourcing: when should services be brought inhouse?

More services are being provided in-house by local and central government, with Covid-19 accelerating the move away from outsourcing. But has outsourcing really had its day? A new Institute for Government report sets out what councils should ask when deciding whether to insource.

England & Wales Briefing
Members & Followers

Covid-19 and food supply: the impacts on fishing and farming industries

The result of Covid-19 is a situation where largely, food is still available in the nets and in the fields – but it is not reaching the shelves. Farmers and fishermen are turning to new methods of reaching customers, assisted by local government and communities who have played a key role in the approach.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Online Training: Managing Homeworking Performance

With so many people now working at home, this online workshop is a chance to develop skills and new approaches to managing home workers.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
Members & Followers

Covid-19: How can we make sure our staff stay safe at work?

Staff should be safe at work. Managers have responsibility to ensure that workplace practices adhere to both law and government guidance, as well as being concerned with the wellbeing of staff in the broadest sense. What is needed will continue to change as we move out of lockdown.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing