Regulation of Lobbying - Compliance for Public Affairs Practitioners

This PRII e-Workshop delivered by Tim Ryan, MPRII, provides a detailed but straightforward, practical guide to the Lobbying Act 2015, registering for the Register of Lobbying and submitting returns. Recently updated and now available as an e-workshop. Participants can undertake it at a time that suits them and then participate in a dedicated online Q&A session.

Start Date 7 September 2023
Course Dates 7 September 2023
Presenter Tim Ryan, MPRII
Public Relations and Public Affairs Consultant
Venue e-Workshop, Online remote delivery
Fees PRII Members €165
Fees PRII Non-members €225

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 requires that companies, organisations and individuals register and report any lobbying activities they undertake. This requirement needs to be fulfilled every four months and non-compliance exposes your organisation to significant reputational risk.

Format and Topics Covered

The training is now being delivered as an e-workshop. Participants will be brought through the importance of organisational compliance, understanding the Lobbying Act, how to make a return, how to ensure that your organisation's structure facilitates compliance and the pitfalls and challenges of compliance. 

Participants can undertake the e-workshop a time that suits them with a recorded lecture and practical demonstration (lasting 1 hour 17 mins) along with a dedicated workshop resource webpage including notes and relevant materials.

The third element of the training a Live Q&A session with the workshop facilitator will be arranged at a suitable time and will ensure that attendees have a solid practical grasp on how to ensure their organisation is compliant.


Training is provided by Tim Ryan, MPRII, Public Relations and Public Affairs Consultant and Course Director on the PRII Certificate in Public Affairs.


What previous participants say:

“Tim was an excellent speaker and presenter. He covered every aspect in depth, the notes were very clear and precise.”

“Wide coverage of related issues.”

“Excellent overview of the lobbying register and its place in the Irish Public Affairs environment.”

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