The London Advice Conference – 9 February 2015

The seventh London Advice Conference took place on 9 February 2015 and was kindly hosted by Clifford Chance at their Canary Wharf premises and supported by London Councils.
Over 90 delegates from AdviceUK member agencies, Law Centres, CABx and other advice centres from across London were present to hear Keynote speeches from

  • Patrick Butler – Editor of Society, Health and Education policy – The Guardian
  • Dr Peter Kenway – Director, New Policy Institute

The conference ended with an inspiring speech from David McAuley,Chief Executive, The Trussell Trust who reminded delegates never to forget ‘Why’ their organisation was set up.

Delegates had eight workshops to choose from over the morning and afternoon sessions.

  • Legal Aid – what next
  • The Low Commission
  • Effectively Embedding Equality and Diversity Within Your Business Practice
  • Trends in advice
  • ASTF – the legacy
  • Welfare Benefits update
  • Funding London
  • Generating income

The presentations can be found here.

Lasa’s team of ‘IT surgeons’ were on hand throughout the day and answered questions on social media, websites and databases.

Meanwhile our expert from AdvicePro was able to assist delegates resolve any technical issues they had with the software.

Acknowledgements and thanks
We would like to thank Clifford Chance for once again hosting The London Advice Conference and London Councils for their support for making possible a great day for London’s advice sector.

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