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The Perfect Blend LIVE at tCI Connect

September 27, 2022 Article

Thursday 6th October, 11:20am | The Walbrook Suite The Institute’s ever popular The Perfect Blend coffee morning is coming to you live at tCI Connect! Join hosts Rebecca Wright and Elena Vincent…

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How does uncertainty impact on consultation? And how can consultation be used to counter it?

September 23, 2022 By Article

On Thursday this week, Fraser and I sat down on one of our webinars to discuss ‘uncertainty’. The last few years have been rife with uncertainty. First we had Brexit,…

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McHattie Mark 2- what’s happening in Scottish social care commissioning?

September 22, 2022 By Article

Those of you who have been around for a while may recall back at the start of 2020 (remember the halcyon pre-pandemic days?) we reported on the case of McHattie…

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Is it ever OK to remove 3,352 responses from a consultation before reporting?

September 16, 2022 By Article

The Scottish Parliament has recently been presented with a draft proposal for a new Assisted Dying Bill, to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill adults. A members’ bill, presented by…

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The Consultation Institute will be closed on Monday 19th September

September 15, 2022 Article
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How do you feel about lifting the cap on bankers’ bonuses? The Government could be playing with fire…

September 15, 2022 By Article

With the new Chancellor expected to deliver a mini-budget after the national mourning period for HM the Queen is up, attention has started turning to what might be included. Amongst…

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💻 Free webinar: Consulting in uncertain times

September 14, 2022 Article

This webinar has now ended. Members – you can access a recording of the webinar in your members’ area here.   Thursday 22nd September, 11am – 11:45am The last two…

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An open message from tCI on the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022 Article

All those who work in public consultation and engagement know the value and importance of public service. Our work is oriented around it, and our commitment demonstrated by our diligent…

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Fracking’s back! But will any actually happen or will consultation put a stop to it?

September 8, 2022 By Article

The ongoing energy crisis has sent bills skyrocketing, and in one of her first acts as Prime Minister, Liz Truss has today announced her support package in the House of…

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A disastrous case (for the claimants) which goes back to the basics of consultation law

September 8, 2022 By Article

At times of economic crisis such as, for example, the one in which we live, one of the favourite things for journalists to do is to dredge up from the…

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