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The Art of Being Brilliant

Event - The Art of Being Brilliant aims to transform the way you think about yourself and your life, inspiring you to make the most of what you’ve been given. The world has moved on and so must our thinking. This course uses concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Neuro Linguistic...

Consultancy skills for effective partnership working CANCELLED

Event - Increasingly local authorities are engaging in partnering relationships. This can be to deliver a shared service or as a partner delivering a cross cutting service. Those working in business partner and similar roles will, amongst other skills, need to be able to influence leaders, steer...

HS2 INFORMATION SESSION FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES & LEPS: 13 FEBRUARY 2012

Event (multiple dates) - Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement of the Government’s decision to proceed with HS2, DfT will be holding a briefing session for officers from Local Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships in the East Midlands to outline the...

Managing Absence at Work - CANCELLED

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half-day training session on managing absence at work.  This half day course includes information on the 'Fit Note' and how it will impact upon Absence Management. The course uses examples and case studies to contextualise...

Future of Local Government Audit

Event (multiple dates) - The workshop follows the announcement in August 2010 of the government’s decision to abolish the Audit Commission, and the subsequent consultation on proposals for a new local public audit framework from 31 March to 30 June 2011. The consultation document can be...

Negotiation Skills Training - CANCELLED

Event - Local Authority Managers are increasingly required to negotiate for the provision of goods and services and to negotiate with employees on a range of issues. They have to negotiate effectively and on equal terms with a range of providers and achieve best value.  This one day...

Report Writing (FULL)

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a one day report writing skills seminar taking place on 13 January 2012 at our offices in Melton Mowbray. The objectives of the session are; By the end of the course, participants will be able to plan and produce reports...

EMGWARP Conference 2011 - POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SPRING

Event - The EMGWARP Conference is the annual IT Security and Business Continuity event specifically for local authorities in the East Midlands.  The event is hosted by the EMGWARP network and will focus specifically on issues for local authorities in the East Midlands.  Keynote...

Self-financing for stock-holding local authorities

Event - With less than 160 days to go before self financing is upon us, East Midlands Councils and CIH are keen to ensure that all local authority stakeholders are well informed and prepared for the forthcoming changes. This day gives details of the new system along with an outline of the key...

Developing tenancy strategies to make things happen - providing leadership and communicating direction

Event (multiple dates) - This one-day course will enable participants to consider working practices within their local authority and the local area, and to revise these if appropriate. It will consider the tenancy strategy and the affordable rent and fixed term tenancies, in the context of how...