Employers

7. Employer events and training

To support you in your role as an LGPS employer, we run free regular training webinars. We also offer free induction webinars for your employees.

Webinars are conducted as Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) Live Events. Upcoming webinars are listed below.

This page also explains how to book and what you can expect from a live webinar.

 

Upcoming employer webinars

There are currently no employer webinars scheduled. A new programme of employer webinars will be announced soon.

 

How to book

You can attend as many webinars as you wish and there is no limit on the number of places you can reserve.

To book yourself or any other members of your organisation onto one or more of the webinars, email employers@buckinghamshire.gov.uk confirming the:

  • name of your organisation
  • full name of all attendees
  • full email addresses of all attendees

We will then send out an invite for the event. This will contain a link you will need to click on to access the webinar. If you do not use outlook, ensure that you don’t miss out by adding the event to your calendar.

 

Attending a webinar

If you don’t have the MS Teams application, you will still be able to attend the webinar.

There will be an opportunity at the end of each webinar to ask any questions you have via the chat bar. Please be aware that we will only be able to answer general questions about the subjects covered in the training. If you have specific questions in relation to your organisation, you should discuss these directly with your Employer Liaison Officer. You won’t need to have your camera or microphone on when you attend the event.

Please ensure you click the link at the right time to access the webinar. We advise joining a few minutes before the webinar is due to start to ensure you can access the webinar.

For quality and training purposes, all webinars will be recorded. You will not be able to record the event.

 

After attending a webinar

After you attend the webinar, we will issue any accompanying notes and PowerPoint slides to the email addresses you provided at the time of booking.

To help us monitor the quality of the training we provide, please take a few minutes to let us know how you found the webinar. You can do this by sending us a quick email or completing any survey sent out to you.

 

Previous employer webinars

Final pay- 10 June 2021

An LGPS overview for admitted and resolution bodies - 29 April 2021
The year-end process – 8 March 2021
The SLA, the PAS and submitting information - 25 January 2021

If you have any suggestions of what topics you would like to see covered in future webinar presentations, please contact us.

 

Webinars for your LGPS employees

We run a quarterly induction webinar presentation entitled 'Introduction to the LGPS'. This is open to all new LGPS starters and provides a brief overview to scheme members about how the LGPS works and some important things they need to be aware of as a new member in the scheme.

The dates of the induction webinars for 2021 to 2022 are shown below. 

Date Time Booking form to be provided by
Thursday 27 May 2021 10am to 10.45am 24 May 2021
Wednesday 4 August 2021 10am to 10:45am 27 July 2021
Monday 20 September 2021 2pm to 2:45pm 13 September 2021
Wednesday 19 January 2022 11am to 11:45am 12 January 2022
Tuesday 26 April 2022 4pm to 4:45pm 19 April 2022

To book your employees onto the webinar:

  1. Complete a webinar booking form (XLSX, 11.8KB).
  2. Email it to employers@buckinghamshire.gov.uk by the deadlines shown.

We will then issue an activation link to your employees. Please send one booking form only. 

Booking for these events are done purely through employers. Please do not ask your employee to approach us directly to book onto the webinar.

 

Other training options for your organisation

For a fee, we may be able to provide specific training for your organisation. To discuss your requirements, contact us by emailing employers@buckinghamshire.gov.uk.

 

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Last updated: 28 June 2021

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