Upcoming Courses

GDPR Update – COURSE NOW FULL

10 Feb 22

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: By webinar

This intermediate level session will look at developments in relation to data protection law over the past twelve months including data transfers, recording Covid status and vaccination checks, the Children’s Code and the ICO’s ongoing regulatory approach during the pandemic. We’ll also take a look forward at proposed changes under the UK government’s data protection consultation and the ICO’s review of the Employment Practices Code.

Speakers

Lowri Phillips, Partner

Lowri is a Partner in the Employment Department with over 20 years’ knowledge and hands-on experience of all aspects of employment law. Lowri is also a renowned expert in information law and has trained clients and fellow practitioners on compliance with the GDPR. Lowri advises on all aspects data protection compliance, which includes dealing with employee data breaches and complex subject access requests from employees.

Helen Snow, Partner

Helen is a Partner with 15 years’ employment experience covering all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious for private, public and third sector organisations. Helen also has expertise in Information Law, advising clients on Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Environmental Information legislation.

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Severance/Exit Payments

02 Mar 22

Organiser: Bevan Brittan

Venue: By webinar

This advanced session, to be presented by Sarah Lamont, will cover the up to date requirements for councils when making severance or exit payments to departing employees.

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COVID -19 Force Majeure and Frustration: Key Legal Principles & Industry Implications

17 Mar 22

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: By webinar

This session is part of the NWLC Trainee Programme but is open to all.

 

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Property Update

30 Mar 22

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft and Geldards

Venue: 3, Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

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Making An In -House Team More Commercial

05 Apr 22

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: By webinar

This session is part of the NWLC Trainee Programme but is open to all.

To be presented by Clare Hardy and Robert Smith, 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.

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.

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Health and Social Care Bill/ICS’s

26 Apr 22

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: By webinar

This intermediate session, to be presented by David Hill, will describe the new structures created under the legislation, as well as the duty for NHS bodies to have regard to the “Triple Aim” when exercising their functions and an introduction to NHS provider selection.

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Governance Update

10 May 22

Organiser: Weightmans and Bevan Brittan

Venue: 100, Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9QJ

For this intermediate session, join David Kitson from Bevan Brittan and Simon Goacher from Weightmans as they provide an update on Governance issues and challenges facing local authority teams.

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Beginners Guide to Section 106 Agreements

12 May 22

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: By webinar

To be presented by Charles Felgate, Tomos Phillips and  Gareth Aubrey this course offers an introduction to section 106 planning obligations, covering both the legal requirements and practical issues to be considered.
In-house lawyers with no or limited experience of s.106 planning obligations and planning, highways and housing officers are welcome to attend.
Overview and topics covered include:
• the statutory requirements for a valid planning obligation
• government policy and guidance
• key considerations when drafting substantive obligations
• practical tips
• compliance with Regulation 122 of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010

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Grant Funding

18 May 22

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: By webinar

This intermediate session, to be presented by Neil Warwick, will cover:
• Grants – making and receiving them
• Grants and Convertible loans
• Grants v- contracts
• Implications of Subsidy Control and State aid

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