The course contains vital information and covers details instruction and guidance cover how to establish twin offices in Westminster & the constituency. It will also provide guidance on IPSA and financial management and will cover recruitment and the retention of staff. It will also contain vital guidance on policy and procedure covering legal responsibilities. The course is an ideal choice for new office managers who need to master how establish a new constituency office.
Introduction to Parliamentary Office Management
There are no upcoming dates for this course.
This course offers practical guidance on how to set up an office in Westminster and the constituency. It provides step by step guidance on all aspects required to establish a parliamentary office. It will discuss the complexities around party political work, the use of parliamentary stationary and other legal issues including freedom of information and data protection.
"Starting out in a new office can be daunting so the guidance and advice from the experienced trainer was invaluable and reassuring.''Peter Winkler, Chief of Staff, The Office of Chris Clarkson MP
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