Exciting announcement: We are pleased to annouce the dates and venues for your 2020 Regional Training Seminars in the table below, your new agenda will be available soon!
Make sure you attend the event to:
Understand the NEWwebsite accessibility regulations - does your website comply with the requirements? This session will cover what you need to do to comply including manual and automated website testing, publishing an accessibility statement and the important compliance dates.
Gain practical tips on writing your press release Tips include making sure media stories match and support your council’s brand, finding and emphasising your news values, giving the media want they want and crafting concise, well-structured media releases with a clear call to action.
Consider cyber insurance to remain secure, vigilant, and resilient Did you know that 76% of local councils were affected by cyber crime in 2017? Don't be one of them, attend this session to understand the risks your council could be exposed to, as well as an overview of cyber insurance and the solutions available.
Understand the latest legal advice and information Put your legal questions to colleagues from Wilkin Chapman LLP, the largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire.
Improve, regenerate or manage change in your community
Find out how your Society will be evolving to further meet your needs in 2019
Share good practice with colleagues and learn from their experiences
Benefit from local case studies delivered by your fellow clerks
Register before the early bird deadline and SLCC members pay only £80 + VAT and non-members only £105 + VAT (other discounts and bursaries are available, see below).Want to take advantage of member discount? Click hereto join today.
Attend and log 2.5 CPD points for the day! Click here to log your CPD points.
Click here to view the list of 'Thinking outside of the Box' case studies for each event.
Your dates and locations:
4th Sep 19 -
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event and your invoice will be sent 5 days after the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.
During the conference we will be using the Vevox 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.
Discount and Bursaries
Are you a new clerk?
Came and Company Local Council Insurance are offering 40 places to attend a Local Training Seminar for free!* To apply for this bursary please call 01823 253646. *The bursary will be awarded on a first come basis. The bursary is limited to one per council, the delegate must be new to clerking with their first clerking role within the last 6 months and a first time attendee to the Regional Training Seminar. This bursary is not to be used in conjunction with any other bursary. By qualifying and taking advantage of this bursary you agree to your information being shared with Came and Company Local Council Insurance who may contact you to discuss your insurance needs.
Have you attended a Local Training Seminar before?
Came and Company Local Council Insurance are offering 20 first time attendees the chance to attend for 50% off the usual member and non-member rate*. *The bursary will be awarded on a first come basis. The bursary is limited to one per council and the delegate must be a first time attendee. This bursary is not to be used in conjunction with any other bursary. By qualifying and taking advantage of this bursary you agree to your information being shared with Came and Company Local Council Insurance who may contact you to discuss your insurance needs.
Other Officers - councillors and all other council officers are very welcome at the RTS, and if their clerk is a member of the SLCC they will also be entitled to the member's rate. We are also pleased to offer a £10 discount for each councillor and officer accompanying their clerk.
The Welsh Bursary Scheme -
SLCC is delighted to announce that the Minister for Public Services has agreed to continue the Wales training bursary until 29th February 2020. The Bursary limit is 50% of the cost of the training course, conference or CPD event up to a maximum bursary payment of £100. Click here to view the criteria and complete the application form.
Commercial Companies - would you like to engage with our delegates by exhibiting at SLCC events? If so, click here for more information.
If you have any questions about the 2019 Local Training Seminar programme, pleasecontact us.
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Regional Training Seminars are generously sponsored by:
Disclaimer: Whilst the SLCC tries to ensure all speakers present accurate and reliable information, the SLCC does not endorse, or approve, or certify all such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. All presentations represent the opinions of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the position or the opinion of SLCC or its members. Reference by the speaker to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, and corporation or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by SLCC.
Your registration will secure you a place on the Regional Training Seminar. Your booking will then be confirmed and invoices issues approximately 3 weeks before the event. At a similar time you will also be sent a delegate list and joining instructions detailing the venue, agenda and other details relevant to the event.
We advise that you do not purchase non-refundable travel tickets to the event until you have received confirmation from the SLCC, which will be finalised 2 weeks before the event. Many travel companies do not offer refunds on advanced bookings and the SLCC will not be held liable in the unlikely event of cancellation.
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