ADSO Webinar – The New Model Code of Conduct

20th May 2022 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
via GoTo Webinar
Sarah Hawkins

This ADSO webinar will be presented by Paul Hoey from Hoey Ainscough, authors of the New Code.  It will look at some of the more complex and significant parts of the Code and supporting guidance and discuss how they might apply to members in meetings. In particular it will focus on the area of disrespect and bullying and the need to declare interests.

The webinar will be of particular interest to Officers who work with members and support them at meetings and in their everyday role and aims to inform attendees on:

– Understanding how to interpret key parts of the Code of Conduct

– Understanding the supporting guidance

– Considering the boundaries between robust challenge, disrespect and bullying

– Understanding the different types of interests that need to be declared

Paul Hoey is co-director at Hoey Ainscough Associates Ltd, which supports councils on standards. issues.  Since being set up in 2012 they have worked with 400 councils on training, investigation work and more detailed governance reviews.

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The webinar is sponsored Astech (CMIS) (  CMIS is a web-based meeting and governance management solution that facilitates paperless meetings and can manage the entire process of a meeting’s life cycle, helping businesses of all types and sizes streamline operations and facilitate decision-making. The solution is designed to help any organisation achieve tangible cost savings and reduce the time and effort required to report and explain decisions.

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