Making an In-house Team More Commercial – Practice Management

Organiser: Geldards

Has CPD Points:

Starts: 05 February 2020 at 10:00am

Ends: 05 February 2020 at 01:00pm

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium Warrington. View map (external link)


Course overview

This session will provide a practical introduction to working commercially and generating income for a local authority. We will look at opportunities for income generation and the legal issues associated with them, as well as the practicalities of business planning and marketing.

We will consider effective bid assurance – devising a governance structure and decision-making process that covers vires, regulatory compliance and local authority decision making whilst also enabling agile and business lead decisions to be made; invoicing and billing; changing the culture.

Suitable audience:

Practice Managers and Lawyers who are involved in providing services to clients outside their local authorities and any other income generation activities

Overview and topics to be covered include:

Income generation by local authorities

Business planning

Effective bid assurance

Interactive elements

Those attending will be encouraged to discuss the issues raised and how they will apply them in practice. The session will include a quiz.

This session will be delivered by Clare Hardy, a Senior Associate and core member of the Geldards Public Sector team and Robert Smith, Business Development & Marketing Director for Geldards.


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