Insightful content, tips and Q&A sessions for town and parish clerks, mixed in with keynote interviews and in-depth features.
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Local Councils and the Planning Process
SLCC President, Linda Carter, Andrew Towlerton, National Planning Advisor, and Shelley Parker, External Affairs & Policy Development Manager talk to Sam Stafford, Planning Director at the British Home Builders Federation which represents 80% of the developers of all new homes built in England and Wales. This episode features an in-depth discussion about issues facing local councils and developers and the importance of working together at an early stage.
Community Governance graduation 2023
Various Level 4, 5 and 6 graduates from the 2023 Community Governance (CG) graduation ceremony highlight why they completed their qualification and how it has helped them to work within the local council sector.
Alistair Jones, Associate Professor, De Montfort University
Alistair Jones, Associate Professor, De Montfort University, discusses his role within the Community Governance (CG) qualifications, working as a liaison between SLCC and the university. He talks about the importance of the qualifications and how he examines the academic standards.
Love your Local Market with David Preston, NABMA
David Preston shares his journey from market trader to Chief Executive of the National Association of British Markets (NABMA), as well as providing an insight into the benefits of markets for local councils and communities. Join this podcast to learn the importance of a Market Policy to detail your vision and to find out why initiatives such as Love your Local Market, are now celebrated by 25 countries around the world.
Crisis Communications with Karen Ainley
Shelley Parker FSLCC, SLCC External Affairs and Policy Development Manager, and Naomi Bibi, Head of Member Services, discuss crisis communications with Karen Ainley, lead trainer and CEO of Mosaic Media Training. Karen explains how to recognise a crisis and how you can prepare. We discuss the key components of a crisis communications plan, tips and tricks to creating one, and the skills you need to develop your key messages.