Committed to promoting public sector excellence
Great professionals enable great places. Solace is the network that makes it happen. Whether you’re an organisation looking to develop your talent and attract the best in the business, an executive leader looking for access to industry expertise and an extensive network of forward-thinking professionals, or an individual at the start of your career in search of career guidance, Solace exists to enable you to reach your full potential.
Who are Solace?
Solace is the UK’s leading membership network for public sector and local government professionals. We currently represent over 1600 members across the UK, and have regional branches across the country which play host to a number of events such as regional development days, skills days and networking opportunities.
Our business comprises two key teams, Solace is our parent charity, which covers everything from membership and development to policy and events. Solace in Business is our profit for purpose subsidiary focusing on Executive Recruitment & Assessment, Interim Management, Business Partnerships, and Sponsorships.
Our objectives are:
- To provide excellent opportunities for current and future professional leaders of local government to learn, develop and network with each other
- To influence the debate about the future of public services and to ensure that policy is informed by the experience and expertise of our members
- To build the integrity and reputation of public service leadership
You can read more about the benefits of Solace membership by clicking here.
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Scotland Office Holders
Wales Office Holders
Northern Ireland Office Holders
Solace Group Legal Information
The Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (Solace Group) Ltd; a company registered in England & Wales, number 04053417
Registered charity number: 1084419
Registered Office: Off Southgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 1NT
VAT No. 905 2080 58
Solace is both an Approved Centre and a Recognised Provider for the ILM, and is on the Register of Training Apprenticeship Providers
Solace in Business Legal Information
Solace in Business Ltd; a company registered in England & Wales, number 3150254
Registered Office: Off Southgate, Pontefract, WF8 1NT
VAT No. 659 7704 83
Solace in Business is a member of the Institute of Interim Management and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and is also ISO 9001 accredited.