Upcoming Courses

Income Generation

07 Dec 17

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium, Conference Centre, Mike Gregory Way, Warrington WA2 7NE

Income Generation

In this session we will outline how local authorities can make full use of revenue generating activities to manage their ongoing financial budgetary pressures. This will include better use of charging powers (full costs, differential or selective use of charging powers) trading powers and effective management of assets (land disposal, development agreements, asset back delivery vehicles).  We will be offering tips to include in your strategies to help clearly set out all the options and risks, as well as the need to ensure there is clear buy in from all key stakeholders as well as some practical issues to consider.

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Information Governance

17 Jan 18

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans LLP: 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3

Information Governance

This session will look at the implementation of the GDPR.

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Directors Duties

31 Jan 18

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

Directors Duties

This session will look at the duties and responsibilities of officers who are Directors of wholly owned subsidiaries of the Council, roles, responsibilities and managing conflict of interests

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Decision Making

14 Feb 18

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium Warrington WA2 7NE

Decision Making

This session will look at good governance to get it right and handling complaints when you don’t

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Health & Social Care Integration

07 Mar 18

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft:3 Hardman Street, Manchester M3 3HF

Health & Social Care Integration

This session will look at the new ways of working between the NHS and Social Care, looking at the STP proposals, new contracting models, procurement from the point of view of local authorities as providers/duty holders of social care duties

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Adult Social Care/DOLS/Care Proceedings

21 Mar 18

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

Adult Social Care/DOLS/Care Proceedings

This session will provide a legal update on the Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and relevant case law from the Court of Protection.  It will also include information regarding the Law Commission’s proposals relating to schemes to authorise deprivation of liberty.

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Employment/TUPE/Pensions

18 Apr 18

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans, 3 Piccadilly Place,Manchester M1 3BN

Employment/TUPE/Pensions

This session will be a general Employment Law update and will include TUPE and public sector pensions issues, sleeping in time, redundancy, retirement and age discrimination, industrial action, HR practices and GDPR.

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Health and Safety

02 May 18

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF

Health and Safety

This session will be run as a mock health and safety trial based on a prosecution following a legionella outbreak – the roles will be taken by DACB staff (unless delegates wish to volunteer!)

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Planning and CPO

16 May 18

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium Warrington WA2 7NE

Planning and CPO

This session will provide an update on planning law and look at the use of CPO powers to facilitate regeneration

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Commercial Contracts and Procurement

23 May 18

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson 50 Fountain St, Manchester M2 2AS

Commercial Contracts and Procurement

This session will look at recent updates in commercial contract and procurement law, using the right procurement process for the right contract, and dynamic purchasing systems

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