Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance


Webinars are a great way to pick up information, hints, tips and knowledge – wherever you are and on any internet-enabled device.

We offer a series of free 60-minute webinars on a range of topics, allowing you to take a break, ask questions, make comments and improve your skills. 

Each one counts towards continuing professional development (CPD) and equates to one hour or one unit of CPD. 

Upcoming webinars

How to be an effective leader in a crisis

29 May 2020 at 10:00am

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Event Summary

Providing effective leadership within your organisations is critical – especially in times of unprecedented crisis. Sir Michael Barber, former Head of the Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Delivery Unit, and Joanna Killian, CEO of Surrey County Council, share their experiences and advice on how to overcome unexpected challenges in this timely webinar focused on crisis management.

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Personal resilience in a crisis

22 May 2020

How can leaders drive the objectives of their organisations while maintaining their own personal resilience during a time of crisis? The COVID-19 pandemic has created a whirlwind of unexpected challenges across many different sectors. Remaining resilient in the face of an unprecedented crisis can be more difficult than ever as the lockdown continues without end in sight.

Industry leaders including CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman, Kirsty Hannah from Nicholson McBride and Brendan McCarron from CIPFA provide expert insight and advice on how to be a resilient leader during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Local government in the age of COVID-19: How to deal with short term cash crises

19 May 2020

Amid an unprecedented global pandemic, local authorities are facing greater financial pressures than ever before. This webinar provides expert insight into the challenges of balancing local authority budgets; the role and responsibilities of the s.151 officer and consideration of potential s.114 notices. Speakers include CIPFA President Carolyn Williamson, CIPFA Associate Director Andrew Burns and Local Government Association Deputy Chief Executive Sarah Pickup.

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