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Thursday 15th September 2016

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Manchester

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A City View Briefing

Policy Review, the Municipal Journal and localgov.co.uk are delighted to present a specialist City View Briefing for senior decision makers in local government taking place on Thursday 15th September 2016 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Manchester.

Join us! Apply for your complimentary place here.

   Keynote speaker:

  Rt Hon. Andy Burnham MP

Join a specially invited audience of Chief Executives, Finance Directors, Business Planning and Enterprise Heads, business leaders and senior councillors to hear from expert speakers including Rt Hon. Andy Burnham MPAileen Murphie (DCLG), Heather Jameson (MJ) and Alex Gardiner (Metro Dynamics).

This briefing will be filmed and every participant will be able to access the recorded video presentations to circulate and use with colleagues and staff post-event.

This is a free to attend event for local government leadership teams - apply for your complimentary place here.

Other speakers include:

Aileen Murphie
Director, DCLG & Local government
value for money, National Audit Office
Heather Jameson
Editor, Municipal Journal
Alex Gardiner
Associate Director, Metro Dynamics


This specialist briefing will examine opportunities created for digital collaboration in the devolution agenda, better business data, taking advantage of intelligence with existing data analytics platforms, new revenue streams and added value for policy makers and managers.

Featuring panellists from local government, parliamentary perspectives, interviews and presentations from experts in data mining analysis, economic profiling revenue generation and efficiency.

Addressing your management and strategy choices:

•    Business rates relationships and collections
•    Dilemmas in managing data better
•    Keeping it simple
•    Driving Income, reducing loss
•    Realising Data value
•    Being smart and fair on Fraud and Error 
•    Building wider business relations
•    A growth focus from live business data
•    New revenue streams
•    Better business information for planning        
•    Strategic choices for management            
•    New business opportunities through live data

The briefing will be followed by an “off the record” session with speakers and panellists in a question time format.

Please join us in this exciting new way to disseminate the latest thinking and insight on public service and local government management.

RSVP here to apply for your place at this exclusive event and we will keep you up to date with confirmed speakers and contributors.