Arrival & Registration
Network with fellow clerks and exhibitors


Welcome & Introductions
Linda Larter MBE FSLCC, SLCC President


Finance & VAT Update
Crispin Taylor, SLCC Finance & VAT Advisor
Understand the latest finance and VAT regulations


Becoming Carbon Neutral
Mike Birkin, South West Campaign Organiser,
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth provide 20 simple steps to ensure your council is doing their bit




Legal Update
Lis Moore FSLCC, SLCC Head of Advisory & Support Services


Lunch with the Exhibitors
Your last chance to network with fellow clerks and exhibitors


Website Compliance – How to get there
Mark Tomkins, Aubergine 262
This session will set out the landscape and summarise the typical challenges related to GDPR, W3C/WCAG and general accessibility before providing practical help and information.


Creating Engaging Content For Social Media
Sam Flynn, Social Media Trainer
There is so much content on social media, how do you stand out from the crowd and encourage engagement with your content? This practical session will explain how to make the most of your council’s social media channels and engage your community.




Dementia Friendly Communities
Alexandra Taylor, Senior Dementia Friendly Communities Officer,
South West, Alzheimer’s Society
The Alzheimer’s Society present the Dementia-Friendly Communities Programme ensuring that people with dementia are able to contribute to their community.


Your Local Branch Update
Carl Hearn, Chairman of Devon Branch & Mark Williams, Chairman of Cornwall Branch


Conclusion of the day and close of your Regional Training Seminar

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.