Upcoming Events

April 2015


Social Value in Construction Conference

The Social Value in Construction Conference will bring social enterprises and social businesses together with public commissioning authorities, construction and housing to showcase innovation and share best practice from across the sector.

University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Technology Building, Glaisher Drive, Wolverhampton , WV10 9RU

Health and Wellbeing Networking event

The event will bring together social enterprises, social businesses and wider third sector organisations from the health, well-being and social care sectors.

Birmingham Enterprise Centre, Cobalt Square, 85-89 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8QG

March 2015


Children's Services Regional Improvement Summit

This event is being held by West Midlands Children’s Improvement Board a follow-on from the operational peer challenge of all 14 local authority’s self-assessments by DCSs and their strategic managers in October 2014.

BVSC, Birmingham, B5 6DR
Thinktank, Millennium Point

Regional Adult Safeguarding Partners event

This regional event aimed at Safeguarding Board representatives will provide an opportunity to reinforce the requirements within the Care Act and ensure all WM Partners have sufficient understanding of their new role post 1st April 2015.

BVSC, Birmingham, B5 6DR

Hearing the voice of the Child

Hearing the voice of the child has been an improvement priority for the region for 2014/15 and the Principal Social Worker’s Network have come together to put on this exciting event to provide the opportunity to share good practice and an opportunity to reflect with other practitioners and managers on how we hear the voice of the child.

De Vere Venues, Colmore Gate, Birmingham, B3 2QD

Introduction to Social Impact Bonds

Big Lottery Fund has appointed Social Finance in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) to offer a support package for those developing Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and other Payment by Results (PbR) based social investments as part of Commissioning Better Outcomes.

Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP

February 2015


Care Act Legal Literacy Training

Cornerstone Barristers has been engaged by the LGA to develop and deliver the high level legal literacy training needed to support councils as they implement the Care Act.

Jury's Inn, Birmingham, B1 2HQ

Care Act Consultation Event

Part two of the Care Act Consultation designed to facilitate input to the consultation and to support local implementation of the Act.

Jury's Inn, Birmingham, B1 2HQ

Protecting children and vulnerable adults at risk: West Midlands MASH learning

This event has been organised by the PVVP Programme led by Stephen Rimmer, but the invite has been extended to all Local Authorities in the West Midlands in order to share learning effectively.

Tally Ho Conferencing, Birmingham, B5 7RN