About Us

South West Councils brings local authorities together to ensure the best deal for their areas and has extensive experience of providing both employment support and training opportunities for local government staff...

Members and Meetings

Disclosure Barring Online Service

This Service provides a secure online environment with our partners NEREO, to provide a speedy, economical and high quality DBS service based on absolute accuracy and efficiency that will enhance your safeguarding process.

Online DBS enables organisations with a legitimate requirement to ask individuals to apply for disclosures, to gain access top this information quickly and efficiently.

Online Disclosure and Barring System



Conferences and Workshops


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We are in a constantly evolving environent where updated or new skills and knowledge are need to help with effective delivery. We are designing and delivering a range of conferences which respond to changing agendas and priorities.


Pension Managers' Conference 

This annual conference provides the opportunity to consider a range of current topics and issues.


PAs, Administrators and Secretaries Conference 

The annual conference in October 2014 was very successful. The October 2014 conferences in Taunton and Bouremouth are now open for bookings.


South West Coaching and Mentoring Conference 

The annual conference in July 2014 was very successful and the programme is the 2015 Conference is now  available here.