March 2017


South West Local Growth Conference - Weston-super-Mare

23 March 2017

This conference is a key event for senior councillors and officers who want to hear about and explore how to achieve sustainable growth within their own localities. With a mix of practical case studies from regions at the forefront of regeneration, the programme will focus on what can be achieved and highlight the practical steps required to change vision into reality.


Business rates retention, spring consultation event 2017 - Exeter

27 March 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.

April 2017


Understanding the Employer Role - Exeter

11 April 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

October 2017


National Children and Adult Services Conference and Exhibition 2017 (11-13 October) - Bournemouth

11 October 2017

The National Children and Adult Services Conference and Exhibition 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.