February 2017


Understanding the Employer Role - Birmingham

28 February 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

March 2017


Building lives: homelessness and housing in the West Midlands - Wolverhampton

7 March 2017

Across the West Midlands, local authorities are increasingly looking to tackle homelessness amongst their populations. Managing demand for accommodation and addressing welfare implications whilst negotiating a changing policy landscape presents councils throughout the region with a significant challenge.


Building affordable homes, reducing homelessness in the East of England - Cambridge

31 March 2017

Across the East of England, local authorities are facing significant challenges around affordable housing delivery and homelessness including street homelessness amongst their populations. This event will give delegates a chance to hear about innovative schemes but also discuss the issues and potential solutions.

April 2017


Business rates retention, spring consultation event 2017 - Birmingham

5 April 2017

This is a regional consultation event held jointly with the LGA and the Department for Communities and Local Government, focusing on current consultations on business rates retention reform.

July 2017


LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017 (4-6 July) - Birmingham

4 July 2017

The Local Government Association's Annual Conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the most well-attended political conferences of the year, regularly attracting over 1,300 delegates.