Upcoming Courses

Annual Training Event

03 Oct 17

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: St Helens Stadium, St Helens WA9 3AL

                    PROGRAMME

Time

Item

Speaker

09:30 – 10:00

Registration and Networking

10:00 – 10:05

Welcome Address

Chair NWLC

Management Board

10:05 – 10:45

Working Collaboratively

Geoff Wild, Invicta (Kent)

10:45 – 11:45

“Managing the Stretch and Strain” Masterclass

Rene Barrett

11:45 – 12:00

Refreshment and Networking

12:00 – 13:00

“Managing the Stretch and Strain” Masterclass continued…

Rene Barrett

13:00 – 13:45

Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 13:45

NWLC AGM

13:45 – 14:45

GDPR talk

Richard Parker

Senior Associate Hill Dickinson

14:45 – 15:05

Refreshment and Networking

15:05 – 16:05

Workshop Sessions

A)       Practice management

Geldards

B)       Procurement update

Hill Dickinson

C)       Employment update

Weightmans

D)       Property update

DACB

16:05

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Introducing our main speaker for the morning:

Rene Barrett: Development Consultant

‘Our workplaces are characterised by enormous change, disruption and uncertainty and for many of us our personal lives are also busy, hectic and demanding. During this engaging and interactive session – ‘’Managing the Stretch and Strain” – we will explore the skills of personal resilience that will increase your ability to bounce back from the many pressures you encounter in today’s workplace and daily lives’.

To learn more about Rene visit http://www.renebarrett.co.uk/rb_devel_about_me.html

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Local Government Monitoring Officers

11 Oct 17

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: 100 Old Hall Street Liverpool L3 9QJ

Local Government Monitoring Officers

An update for monitoring officers and those who advise on governance issues.  The session will provide an update on issues affecting the monitoring officer including:

  • information governance for MOs
  • Ethical standards
  • devolution
  • recent case law
  • Brexit

The session will also consider the latest position on employment protection for statutory officers and look at the application of the provisions in a practical scenario.

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Debt recovery and Enforcement

01 Nov 17

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

Debt recovery and Enforcement

Details to follow

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Construction Contracts

22 Nov 17

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

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

Construction Contracts

This session will look at key issues to be aware of in the procurement and contract negotiation stage, including the different types of contract and when to use each one

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Income Generation

07 Dec 17

Organiser: Geldards

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

Income Generation

This session will look at the use of investment powers, grant funding and regeneration duties to stimulate growth.

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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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