Help with childcare costs – Caseworker Discussion Forum

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PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME AND DATE

Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday 22 May 2024

The May 2024 forum will be on the topic of Help with childcare costs. It will be led by David Foster and Niamh Foley from the Library’s Social Policy Section.

To book, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/signup.php?s=16684

Introduction to PolicyMogul for parliamentary users

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PolicyMogul is putting on three webinars for parliamentary users:

This online webinar is your chance to learn about the value that PolicyMogul provides for MPs, peers, PPCs and parliamentary staff.

As well as an overview of the platform’s features, we will highlight some best practices related to getting the most out of the platform. Session includes Q&A.

PolicyMogul is the essential online tool used by UK parliamentarians and their teams to stay up to date with the latest political updates and intelligence related to their work and responsibilities.

Platform features include:

  • Political monitoring tailored to your interests
  • Customisable email updates with relevant political developments
  • Access to briefing material
  • Question and letter-writing assistant powered by AI
  • Analytics dashboard
  • Sessions include Q&A.

Upcoming sessions:

  • Monday 13th May, 12:15
  • Thursday 16th May, 16:00
  • Wednesday 29th May, 16:00

To register, please follow this link: https://about.policymogul.com/parliament/

Local government finance for caseworkers – Caseworker Discussion Forum

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Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Date: Thursday 21 March 2024
Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

The March 2024 forum will be on the topic of Local government finance for caseworkers. We will be joined by Mark Sandford from the Library’s Parliament and Constitution Centre and Phil Brien from our Economic Policy and Statistics Section.

To book, click here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/signup.php?s=16640

Constituency Casework Data and Dissolution

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The ICO is hosting a webinar for Members’ staff on Constituency Casework Data and Dissolution on Thursday 7 March from 2pm.

There will be an open Q&A session where you can ask any questions on this subject.

To attend, please visit this page and then follow the link to register:

https://parlinet.parliament.uk/information-resources/news-newsletters-notices/news/2024/february/preparing-casework-for-dissolution/

Common employment law disputes – Caseworker Discussion Forum

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Time: 14:30 – 15:30
Date: Thursday 22 February 2024
Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

The February 2024 forum will be on the topic of Common employment law disputes. We will be joined by Patrick Brione from the Library’s Business and Transport Section.

To book, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/signup.php?s=16610

Boundary changes – how to find data about new constituencies – Caseworker Discussion Forum

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Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Date: Thursday 18 January 2024
Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

The January 2024 forum will be on the topic of Boundary changes: how to find data about new constituencies. We will be joined by staff from the Library’s Social and General Statistics Section.

To sign up, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/signup.php?s=16606

All-Staff Q&A Session December: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Q&A

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Please join the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Advocacy Team, who will raise awareness of Disability Services, to support your constituents. The Team will cover the Access to Work (ATW) grant which supports people with a health condition or a disability to get into and retain work.   If you have a question you would like to pre-submit for the DWP please email MST@parliament.uk 

Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday 20 December 2023
Location: Online Via Teams

For further information and to register, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/view.php?id=6017

Changes to Home Office Contact Details

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Please note that the email addresses used to contact the Home Office for immigration matters have been changed.

Please check the Hotlines List for the new addresses.

There is a new document giving an overview of the MP Account Management Services. Please do take a few minutes to read it, as it could save you a lot of time when submitting queries to the Home Office. You can find it here: https://hopuk.sharepoint.com/sites/hct-mstinfo/SitePages/Caseworker-Hub.aspx