Conferences, conventions and seminars 2014 03 13
@ONS Labour Market Statistics User Group
24 March 2014, @RoyalSociety, London

24/03/2014 – The Labour Market Statistics User Group are organising a conference on 24 March 2014 at the Royal Society, London. The conference will consider two aspects of the labour market that have been generating interest: Wages and Living Standards; and Flexible working. For more information or to submit analysis/research, please contact the organisers at Registration fee: £20 per delegate.

10th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development
24-25 April 2014, Stockholm, Sweden

24/04/2014 – In co-operation with the Swedish Public Employment Service, the Swedish Ministry of Employment, SALAR- Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions and WAPES – World Association of Public Employment Services, the 10th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development will bring together some 250 representatives of local partnerships, government officials, public employment services, local leaders, youth organisations, social entrepreneurs, business representatives, and academics. Registration will be open in February 2014.

Acas South West, TUPE – a practical guide to business transfers, outsourcing and the new regulations
8 April 2014, Holiday Inn Plymouth

08/04/2014 – Confused about the new changes to #TUPE? This event will provide a practical overview of the TUPE process at each stage, and looks at the changes to the TUPE Regulations that were introduced on 31st January 2014. Join expert Dr John McMullen at this event in Plymouth on 8 April. #UKEmpLaw

Local Enterprise Partnerships Network – Annual Conference
26 March 2014, Church House, London

26/03/2014 – This will provide an opportunity for LEPs to come together to exchange knowledge and engage with Government. To register for the event please contact Olivia Widen on including attendee name(s), LEP, email(s), dietary and other special requirements.

Rural Revitalization
26 June 2014, Bristol University

26/06/2014 – This event will focus on the range of issues that face the future development of rural towns and communities. 120 delegates are expected at the event, together with up to 20 speakers and 20 exhibitors. This will a great opportunity to listen to a range of key speakers on Rural Development and also learn and share good practice.

Welfare reform – creating effective local delivery partnerships
20 December 2014, Prospero House, Borough High Street, London SE1

20/12/2014 – This one day conference will provide an early opportunity to consider the updated Local Support Services Framework and will feature examples of best practice in the planning and delivery of services sharing learning from the Local Authority led pilots as well as drawing on the experience of housing associations, and third sector organisations in the delivery of budgeting support, debt advice, and financial inclusion inititatives, local welfare schemes, and digitial inclusion projects.

Widening Participation through Curriculum
30 April – 1 May 2014, Milton Keynes

30/04/2014 – Higher education institutions have a major role to play in issues of access and pre-access, but we believe that to date insufficient attention has been paid globally to the core tools that universities have to support widening participation and student success. In this conference we focus on the curriculum. We understand the term ‘curriculum’ to be wide ranging: the organisation of the curriculum, its design and contents, pedagogy, assessment, and how all these can be harnessed to contribute to more equal outcomes for all individuals, irrespective of background.

Youth Employment Convention 2014
13 – 14 May 2014, The Oval Cricket Ground, London

03/05/2014 – Join Inclusion and conference partners AELP for the largest UK Convention addressing youth employment and achievement. The 2014 Convention will tackle all elements of the youth employment agenda. We will hear from local and national partners across the UK. This two day Convention will culminate in a ‘Call to Action’ intending to put youth employment and skills at the heart of the manifestos of all the major political parties.