April 2017

Apr
26

Making your data work for you - webinar

26 April 2017

This webinar looks at why local government is turning to data to solve problems and improve processes, some of the tools they use to do it, and how success is being measured.


May 2017

May
10

Understanding the Employer Role - Liverpool

10 May 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know

May
15

Insight Residential Course - Blackpool

15 May 2017

Although it was originally envisaged that there might be a need to devise separate residential events for scheme employer HR and Payroll staff and staff in administering authority Pension Sections, we concluded that a foundation course for practitioners that was equally attractive to all staff could well meet the training needs of both sides whilst having the added advantage of fostering good working relationships and facilitating networking

May
16

Making an impact with data - webinar

16 May 2017

This module looks at the impact of data use in local government to highlight where and how exemplary work is being done, and to inspire other local authorities to make working with data a core part of their practice. It provides links to exemplar case studies.

May
25

LG Inform and LG Inform Plus Training Day - London

25 May 2017

Come to a hands-on introduction session to learn more about LG Inform and LG Inform Plus. Hear more about the systems and the data and tools it holds. If you don't currently subscribe to LG Inform Plus, you will have access for the day to see how the site works and be able to see data for your area.

May
25

LG Inform and LG Inform Plus training day -- London

25 May 2017

Come to a hands-on introduction session to learn more about LG Inform and LG Inform Plus.


June 2017

Jun
6

Understanding the Employer Role, Cardiff

6 June 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know

Jun
6

Making the case for data - webinar

6 June 2017

Clear, effective communication of the benefits from better use of data is essential to capturing people's imagination and gaining their trust and understanding. This module will prepare you to deliver a pitch for better use of data – really useful in securing internal and external buy-in and support for your ideas.

Jun
13

Understanding the Employer Role, London

13 June 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know

Jun
29

LGPS Trustees Conference - Bournemouth 29 - 30 June 2017

29 June 2017

Although primarily aimed at elected members, the conference will be of interest to other people who attend pension committees, panels or sub-committees etc (e.g. employing authority, trade union and pensioner representatives, as well as officers).

The LGA has moved offices

Layden House

From 28 October 2016 the LGA is temporarily relocating to our other property in Farringdon while refurbishment work takes place at our Westminster office.

Our new address is:
Layden House
76-86 Turnmill Street
London EC1M 5LG

The building is located directly opposite the Turnmill Street entrance to Farringdon Underground station, which is served by the Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Metropolitan lines as well as the Thameslink national rail route.

Location map: Layden House

National annual events 

LGA annual conference and exhibition 2017

The LGA's annual conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the biggest political conferences of the year regularly attracting over 1,300 delegates.

LGA Annual Fire Conference and Exhibition  2017

7 - 8 March 2017
The Annual fire conference and exhibition is a key event in the conference calendar for senior fire officers and members of fire and rescue authorities.

LGA/ADPH annual public health conference and exhibition 2017

Extending influence to promote health and wellbeing

9 March 2017, London
Our annual flagship conference on public health will explore and build on the challenging, innovative work being undertaken by councils and public health teams with their partners and local communities.

National children and adult services conference 2017

11 - 13 October 2017
Organised by ADASS, the LGA and ADCS, this conference is  widely recognised as the most important annual event of its kind for councillors, directors, senior officers, policymakers and service managers with responsibilities for children's services, adult care and health in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.