November 2014

Nov
4

Transforming culture provision through new delivery models

4 November 2014

This two-day Leadership Essentials programme is designed to develop and strengthen the political leadership skills of Cabinet members and Portfolio holders with responsibility for cultural services.

Nov
6

Health and wellbeing peer training event (Coventry, 6 – 7 November 2014)

6 November 2014

This 1.5 day residential training will provide prospective peers with the skills, competence and practice to deliver a peer challenge.

Nov
11

Local Healthwatch: On the Board

11 November 2014

On the Board is a series of events and tools for local Healthwatch's (LHW) Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) representatives.

Nov
13

Police and crime panels: two years on (London)

13 November 2014

This LGA event will be an opportunity for police and crime panels to review experiences in 2014, share developing good practice, hear some of the early lessons learnt following the Police and Crime Commissioner by-election in the West Midlands and about events in South Yorkshire following the Jay Report into child abuse in Rotherham.

Nov
13

A masterclass in how a contribution-based pay framework rewards and drives performance (London)

13 November 2014

Buckinghamshire County Council has recently introduced a radical new reward and performance management system which delivers a strong commercial focus and significant business benefits. No longer do employees rely on annual cost of living awards or incremental progression. Instead they are rewarded purely on their contribution to the organisation, a system which is underpinned by a completely paperless performance management process. Find out how they did it and hear about best practice around performance pay from experts from Buckinghamshire County Council and the LGA.

Nov
18

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014: Tools and powers workshops (York)

18 November 2014

The Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 introduces substantial changes to the ways local authorities will respond to anti-social behaviour (ASB) in their area. Following our successful ASB community trigger workshops earlier in the year, we will now be running three regional workshops on all the new ASB tools and powers introduced under the legislation, which will come into effect from October.

Nov
19

Introduction to Social Impact Bonds (York)

19 November 2014

Big Lottery Fund has appointed Social Finance in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) to offer a support package for those developing Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and other Payment by Results (PbR) based social investments as part of Commissioning Better Outcomes

Nov
25

Introduction to Social Impact Bonds (Liverpool)

25 November 2014

Big Lottery Fund has appointed Social Finance in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) to offer a support package for those developing Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and other Payment by Results (PbR) based social investments as part of Commissioning Better Outcomes

Nov
26

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014: Tools and powers workshops (London)

26 November 2014

The Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 introduces substantial changes to the ways local authorities will respond to anti-social behaviour (ASB) in their area. Following our successful ASB community trigger workshops earlier in the year, we will now be running three regional workshops on all the new ASB tools and powers introduced under the legislation, which will come into effect from October.


December 2014

Dec
2

National Peer Review Challenge – Our Place, (York)

2 December 2014

In this events on 2 and 4 of December, around 36 of the projects will present their proposals and plans for the service transformation to their peers and an expert panel at a national peer review challenge taking place in York and London.

LGA annual conference 2014

Catch up with anything you may have missed at this year's conference.

LGA Conference webcast

LGA broadcasts
Access ministerial addresses and highlights of the LGA conference. Some sessions are webcast live, yet all are archived so you can view at a later date.

National annual events

National Children and Adults conference 29-31 October 2014
This event offers you the opportunity to hear the very latest thinking on key children and adult policy and improvement agendas.

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