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Leadership in Action


Thank you to all of the delegates, exhibitors, speakers & our principal sponsors, Came & Company Local Council Insurance, for an inspiring 2018 Leadership in Action Conference packed with energy & enthusiasm for our sector. Click here to view a sample of the photographs from the event.

The 2019 conference will take place on the 5th & 6th June 2019.

The primary training event for managers and RFO’s at councils of any size who are professionals in leadership positions or aspire to be so.

Delegates attending the event gained:

  • Practical advice on leadership in a challenging environment
  • Learned how to demonstrate GDPR compliance and accountability post implementation
  • Discovered what’s next for the clerks’ profession
  • Learned how to go paperless without compromising the council’s security
  • Discovered the essential resilience skills to make their working life better
  • Practised the 10 communication techniques to engage and reach their community

Delegate Costs -
Full Conference (Member) - £385 + £56 VAT
Full Conference (Non Member) - £455 + £70 VAT
Day delegate (Member) - £135 + £27 VAT
Day delegate (Non member) - £155 + £31 VAT


Attend this event and log 2.5 CPD points per day! Click here to log your CPD points.

​Your unmissable agenda includes:

Leadership Think Tank – Addressing the Key Leadership Challenges for the Local Council Sector
- NEW!
An interactive and intensive learning experience covering a range of topics identified by leading clerks in the sector. Work with your colleagues to identify leadership challenges and discuss strategies for a range of topics covering maximising commercial income, devolution, the changing role of the clerk and more.

10 Top Tips on Communications for Senior Managers
This fast-paced session closes the conference with a useful and entertaining gallop through some powerful techniques to give your communication more oomph. It covers some tough truths you just have to live with, plus proven ways to grab and keep people's attention and clever tricks to make your words work harder. Definitely a session-to-stay-for; there will also be the chance to win some free, expert communications support for your council.
Ian Hembrow, Senior Consultant, Creative Bridge

"Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should!”

An interactive and topical view of finance in local government, covering the challenges, opportunities and lessons. The biggest risk to finance in all tiers of local government is doing nothing! We will consider costs, budgets, income, funding reflecting on the good and the bad.
Please bring two, one-pound coins to this session - all will be explained!
Stuart McGregor, McGregor Bailey Associates

Resilience – Recognising and Dealing with Inappropriate Behaviour
Key learnings from this session will include:
- Understanding what resilience is, why we need it and how to recognise and improve it.
- Recognising inappropriate behaviour and looking at ways of how to handle it.
- Self help in difficult situations and when and how to ask others for help when you need it.
Jane Marshall, Jane Marshall Training and Development

Understanding Markets
Many local councils operate successful markets and others are wanting to help to improve their markets or to consider creating a new markets offer. Whatever your need this session will give you some pointers about your market aspirations and provide you with ideas and resources to match your ambitions. In addition you will have a chance to get behind the scenes at Shrewsbury Market which won the prestigious Britain's Favourite Market at this year's Great British Market Awards.
Graham Wilson, Chief Executive, NABMA


During the conference we will be using Meetoo polling software to obtain audience responses. The system allows responses from a mobile device and will display results live as they happen. Prior to the conference please download the free app from Google Play or the App Store depending on whether you have an android or apple mobile device. 


The Leadership in Action Conference is generously sponsored by:

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