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Capita Announces Details of its Developing Commercialism in Local Government Conference


Published by Fran_Langham for Capita Conferences in Local Government

Commercialism in Local Government Conference

Wednesday 19th March 2014 – Central London


Chaired by:  Cllr Peter Fleming, Chairman, LGA Improvement Board and Leader, Sevenoaks District Council


Our national Developing Commercialism in Local Government Conference is perfectly timed before the new financial year to bring together innovative councils exploring the local drive towards commercialism and the reshaping of services to meet ever increasing demand.

Attend this senior level networking event to hear from leading councils on how to engender a commercial culture, overcome risk aversion and achieve a return on investment in your exploration of alternative methods for maximising revenue streams and re-shaping services to achieve positive outcomes for your localities. 



Expert Speakers Include:

  • Chair: Catherine Staite, Director, Institute for Local Government Studies
  • Manjeet Gill, Chief Executive, West Lindsey District Council
  • Chris Williams, Chief Executive and Martin Tett, Leader, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Dai Powell, Chief Executive, HCT Group
  • Gavin Jones, Chief Executive, Swindon Borough Council
  • Robert Overall, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director: Place Commissioning, Essex County Council
  • Jane Robinson, Chief Executive, Gateshead Council



Benefits of Attending:


  • Hear from an entrepreneurial council leading on developing a highly skilled workforce with the commercial acumen to promote innovation
  • Understand how a local authority has embedded a commercial culture, created a plurality of service delivery models and emphasised the importance of risk management over risk aversion
  • Discover the best way to use detailed market analysis and customer insight to enable your organisation to access viable commercial opportunities in a competitive landscape
  • Explore how joint ventures and collaboration can harness external investment for the benefit of the local community
  • Gain insight into achieving robust governance and accountability in this new style of public services
  • Benefit from an experienced legal perspective on the guidelines for trading and charging as a public body and the most effective corporate structures


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Contact: Fran Langham – /020 7960 7751


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