There are still some spaces available for next weeks’ ‘Behaviour Code – Why It Matters For All MPs’ Staff’ session at 3pm on 7 December. A further session has also just been arranged for 10am on 19 December.
It is essential that all new MPs’ staff attend so if you haven’t already please sign up here:
It’s 100 years since the 1923 General Election that led to the first Labour government taking power.
Join People’s History Museum on Saturday 2 December for a 1923 General Election centenary commemoration, with guided tours, an archive open day and a guest panel with Labour historians chaired by Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Angela Rayner.
The Members’ Services Team (MST) are hosting a twin-centre East Midlands Roadshow this November. The events will take place in Nottingham on Wednesday 29 November, 10am – 4pm (Belgrave Rooms, NG1 5LB) and Peterborough on Thursday 30 November, 10am – 4pm (Weston Homes Stadium, PE2 8AL).
The agenda will focus on preparing for the next general election including guidance around the dissolution period and the impact of the boundary change review. Representatives from IPSA and House services will attend to answer questions and talk about the support they will provide during the general election period. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day. A finalised agenda for the event will be circulated closer to the time.
Time: 13:30 to 14:30 Date: Thursday 16 November 2023 Location: Online – via Teams
In this event, Sarah Sternberg, Global Masculinities Lead at Movember Foundation, will talk about:
Why when we talk about gender, we should be talking about boys and men (as well as girls, women and other genders).
Some areas of gender inequity that impact boys and men, with a focus on mental health and help-seeking.
What we’ve learned in 20 years at Movember about supporting men’s mental health.
Sarah Sternberg holds an MSc in Sociology and Gender Studies from LSE and has been working in gender equity in international development and health for the last 10 years. She is currently leading an initiative exploring masculinities online, and the role of influencers on young men’s mental health.
During Talk Money Week, MoneyHelper (brought to you by the Money and Pensions Service) is hosting an exclusive webinar to support MP’s staff to have better conversations with constituents about money. Our financial wellbeing experts will help you:
Discover how to navigate conversations about money.
Learn how MoneyHelper can assist with your constituents’ queries on issues like housing, money, debt, and pensions.
Empower your constituents with tools to help enhance their financial wellbeing.
Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to an MP’s office, the free MoneyHelper webinar will help you guide your constituents to make more informed financial decisions. Secure your spot and register today!
ParliAble, one of the fantastic Workplace Equality Networks in Parliament is hosting a panel discussion event to mark this important campaign. Details below!
Join us online for an exciting panel for World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10th October at 1pm.
The panel is chaired by Dixsha Patel, ParliAble Treasurer. It will include personal experience of mental health, two wonderful keynote speakers from NHS occupational psychologist and finally joined by Samuel from the parliamentary health and wellbeing service.
Please join us to hear the British Liver Trust talk about the work they do, the huge rise in liver disease and liver cancer and the crisis in access to services. We will also learn about the risk factors of liver disease for ourselves, our family and our constituents.
The British Liver trust provide vital advice to help people improve their liver health. They provide the public and patients with up to date information and support, including a free nurse-led helpline and online community, as well as delivering awareness campaigns such as the Love Your Liver Campaign, which seeks to raise awareness of the major risk factors that can cause liver damage and encourage those who are at risk to get tested. It includes:
a free online screener that assesses whether you are at risk of liver disease and provides information on what to do if you are
a year round awareness campaign with the media and through promotional displays
Love Your Liver community screening events held in association with local liver clinicians around the UK
Time: 11:00 – 12:00 Date: Thursday 29 June 2023 Location: Online via Teams
Oli Vikse – Project Development Champion, Andy Man Club
Please join us to hear Oli talk about ANDY’S MAN CLUB
Andy’s Man Club has over 120 free support groups nationwide, running every Monday from 7PM except bank holidays. In these groups, men can open up about the storms affecting their lives in a safe, judgement-free and non-clinical environment. The clubs are designed to be free of pressure, there is no obligation for men to speak, they can simply listen if they wish. With over 2800 men using the sessions every week, and an army of 900+ volunteers on board, the movement is continuing to grow week-by-week. Andy’s Man Club firmly believe in the power of talking and that #ItsOkayToTalk.
Rachael Partleton is a campaigner, advocate, and survivor of economic abuse. You will discover: the subtle warning signs of economic abuse and it’s devastating impact; the differences between purely financial compared with economic abuse; what we can do to protect ourselves, and how to help others and learn how to guard your finances for the long term.