The Local Public Service group continues to work with members to find out more about the issues they face and in particular what professional support they need.
It has also been looking at how it can work with others bodies to benefit communicators in their work and professional development as well as improve cross-working and awareness.
2017-2018 webinars – these CPD events are being put on by the group working with other regions and institutes.
A programme of CPD activities and follow-ups from the research work is being developed for 2017-2018. The LPS group is working with CIPR regional groups, other institutes and organisations for the benefit of members. The webinar series is part of this programme.
Reports on events in 2016 can be found in our news posts.
In 2015-2016, the LPS group carried out a number of focus groups and interviews with communicators in local public services, producing a research report ‘Influence for Impact. The full story.
Learnings from an event focusing on the ‘Future of Digital Engagement’ with leading communicators in this area Rob Brown FCIPR and Charlotte Beckett (2015).