Tuesday 15 October 2019

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Raising the Bar in Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day event for Councillors and Officers involved with Scrutiny, which will explore the impact of the current and likely future financial and policy environment for local government on the role of overview and scrutiny. The event has...

Delivering Services in the Age of Devolution

Event (multiple dates) - Innovations in Service Delivery, Opportunities offered by Devolution... Local Government is experiencing real change, the challenging financial environment and opportunities presented by devolution are enabling local authorities to explore new ways of working, that work...

Aspire - Business Partnering Programme

Event (multiple dates) - We’re delighted to launch our  new programme - ASPIRE – a Strategic HR and OD Business Partner Programme. We are working in collaboration with West Midlands Employers, the LGA and CIPD to bring this programme to East Midlands Strategic HR and OD...

Planning Masterclass: Preparing for EIPs into Local Plans

Event (multiple dates) - What is the programme about? East Midlands Councils is holding a seminar of a very practical kind to help planning officers prepare for and perform well at EIPs into local plans. The format of the day will be as follows: Sessions 1 and 2 (morning): This session with...

Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - You may be a newly elected councillor who has been appointed to a scrutiny committee, an experienced councillor who is sitting on a scrutiny committee for the first time or an officer who has recently been charged with supporting the work of scrutiny. This half day event...

Being an Effective Councillor: Influencing Skills

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day workshop for Councillors on influencing skills. The most challenging part of being a member can be trying to influence others. In fact you can waste a lot of time and energy trying to persuade people to accept your ideas, or...

2015 Local Authority Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - 2015 Local Authority Challenge Local Authority Challenge: East of England & East Midlands “Are you ready for a challenge? Reasons to attend... Gain an understanding of issues beyond your usual role to see the bigger picture of how local authorities...

Raising the Bar in Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - In particular, the event will examine the likely future impact of the 2015 national and local elections on scrutiny: what new avenues and opportunities have been opened up? New topics to scrutinise? And it will focus in on the vital leadership role for scrutiny - vital...