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New Role as a Councillor Workshop - 6 Months on

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day workshops for Councillors who were either elected in May 2015 or started a new to role in their authorities after the elections. This workshop for new Councillors will provide an overview of key issues and challenges affecting...

Being an effective Councillor: Strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

Event (multiple dates) - For all of us life can sometimes be a real struggle. Day to day life can present numerous challenges requiring the maintenance of high levels of energy and performance. In addition, ordinary life demands courage, as all of us are faced with disappointment, change, grief...

What should be the Policy Priorities for the Next European Commission 2014-19?

Event (multiple dates) - This will be a fringe event following EMC’s General Meeting. This will provide an opportunity to debate and raise awareness of the issues and the outcomes will be reported to the European Commission’s Representation in the UK.   Contributors...

Employment Matters - Strengthening our Local Economy – driving Skills and Jobs

Event (multiple dates) - This event in the Regional Programme of Briefings for Councillors in the East Midlands is focusing on the employment and skills of the local workforce – a high priority for local government.   This event provides several opportunities to hear from locally...

16/10/2014

Opportunities for Councillors Autumn 2014

EMC is offering a variety of development opportunities this autumn/winter, designed to support Councillors in their roles. This Councillor Development Newsletter provides an overview of the opportunities available to Councillors in the East Midlands provided by East Midlands Councils in November...

Community Safety

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day event on Community Safety, which will provide an overview of Community Safety issues facing local government.  Confirmed speakers at the event include Detective Superintendent Terry Branson, Director of Intelligence...

East Midlands Scrutiny Network

Event (multiple dates) - The East Midlands Councils Scrutiny network is a local authority network for Councillors and Officers involved with Scrutiny. The network provides Councillors and Officers with the opportunity to share knowledge, work programmes and information, as well as providing an...

Decision Making and Effective Problem Solving

Event (multiple dates) - Decision Making and Effective Problem Solving The aim of this workshop is for you to become more aware of your decision making capacity and to become a more effective problem solver. During the workshop we will have a number of practical sessions in which you will be...

The Future of Local Government and Public Services in the next Parliament

Event (multiple dates) - Local Government and public services have undergone substantial changes over the last 4 years, the outcome of the General Election in 2015 will further shape its future and direction.  Ahead of the 7 May 2015 General Election East Midlands Councils is providing an...