Office Management

Dates to be confirmed

July 22, 2022

Online event


Constituency staffers


MPs' staffers


Political staffers


About the course

Being a new office manager or admin - or even a seasoned veteran - can be an extremely difficult challenge. Learn what works, how to help staff achieve their potential, and similar tricks and tools of managerial life.

This course will cover

• Setting up your office and hiring staff

• Navigating the strict expenses rules

• Dealing with the media

• How to build motivation and trust

• Emotional intelligence - how to spot, prevent and remedy burnout

• Organisational principles to live by

Delivering the sessions will be experienced officer manager Art Conaghan, with experience of the toughest Parliamentary conditions.

Our expert trainer(s)

Who this course is for

This course is open to all new MPs, from any political party, and we anticipate a politically mixed audience. The day will focus on parliamentary and constituency office work, and best working practices. No advice will be offered on campaign organising and there will be no political debate. 

The Scheme of MP's Business Costs and Expenses recognises courses that focus on parliamentary officework as a 'claimable cost', which can be reclaimed from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).

If you'd like further details, please email us at and we will be in touch.

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