Link Support Services (UK) Ltd is one of the longest established and most respected providers of lively and practical training for councillors and officers at over 150 Councils (as well as Police and Crime Panels and Fire Authorities). ADSO sponsor since 2014. Founded by qualified trainer, author and former Birmingham City councillor, David McGrath in 1994, Link provides a comprehensive range of in-house training courses for members.
Courses include all of the core skills required by modern councillors e.g. Chairing, Scrutiny Skills, Robust Planning Decisions, Committee Skills, Safe and Confident use of Social Media, Budget Scrutiny, Personal Safety, Media Skills, Public Speaking, Casework and Advocacy Skills and First Citizen coaching. We also provide bespoke training support for Executive members, Leaders and individual Political Groups. All courses are delivered at your Council offices.