New! Report Writing Essentials – December 15th at 10.30am – Online

The tabling of written reports to accompany agenda items is a standard method of ensuring that councillors not only take fully informed decisions, but also that there is an audit trail showing that they have acted properly when taking decisions.

Whether you are interested in refining your report writing skills or for those whom reports are, or will become, integral to their role.

This session will cover:

Preparing the Report

Defining the purpose, setting the objectives, investigate the topic, thinking about the reader

Report Sections

Title or title page, contents, executive summary, introduction, discussions/body/Investigation, summary and conclusions, recommendations


Numbering sections and figures, diagrams, graphs and tables, headings


Originality and plagiarism, business English, punctuation, grammar

This one hour training is delivered by Patricia Marks and places are limited.  

Online: A Zoom invitation will be issued to attendees in advance of the training session.

Members: £25 per ticket

Non-members: £45 per ticket

Cancellation: A full refund will be given if 14 days or more notice prior to the date of the training course is given. However, this could cause an event to be cancelled if it becomes uneconomic to run.

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Dec 15 2021


10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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