East Midlands

EMC Policy Brief - 20 November 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 13:45
EMC Policy Brief - 20 November 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Regional Employers’ Board and Regional Joint Council Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM), Job Opportunity Lessons learnt from councils' response to rough sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic, LGA report Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking...
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NJC Circular - Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday 2022

East Midlands Council Feeds - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 13:15
The Government has announced that there will be an additional bank holiday to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. The NJC has issued the circular below. NJC Circular - Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday 2022
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EMC Policy Brief - 13 November 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 11:15
EMC Policy Brief - 13 November 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking Summit, 11 and 14 December 2020 NJC Circular COVID-19: New National Restrictions (England) - 12 November 2020 Good practice guide: Delivering financial hardship support schemes New Technologies for Testing...
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NJC Circular COVID-19: New National Restrictions (England) - 12 November 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 11/12/2020 - 13:00
The NJC has issued another COVID-19 circular, this time in relation to working arrangements during the current period of national restrictions in England, for people classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable and Clinically Vulnerable. NJC Circular COVID-19: New National Restrictions (England) - 12 November 2020
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EMC Policy Brief - 6 November 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 11/06/2020 - 14:00
EMC Policy Brief - 6 November 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: New Technologies for Testing Webinar, 25 November 2020 (12noon-2pm) Exit Payment Regulations 2020, Further Information from the LGA Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Fostering Project Homelessness news EMC Events, including Scrutiny:...
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Exit Payment Regulations 2020 - Further Information from the LGA

East Midlands Council Feeds - Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:00
On 1 November 2020 the LGA updated its webpage on exits following the publication of the Direction, Guidance and Equalities Impact Assessment accompanying the Exit Cap Regulations.  A link to the relevant webpage is provided here: https://www.local.gov.uk/reform-local-government-exit-payments  It reflects the current position as...
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EMC Policy Brief - 30 October 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 11:30
EMC Policy Brief - 30 October 2020   This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC HR Bulletin October Edition East Midlands responds to the migration crisis £235m vision for future of East Midland economy EMC Responds to the Planning White Paper Consultation Implementation of the Restriction of Public Sector...
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EMC HR Bulletin, October 2020 Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 11:15
The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via this link: EMC HR Bulletin October 2020    The October Bulletin includes:-  Employment Law Expert Darren Newman and his regular article - Exit Pay continues to be the hot topic and Darren Newman provides further insights on it in his article this...
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Implementation of the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payment Regulations 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 15:45
A letter has been sent by Luke Hall MP (MHCLG) to all councils’ chief executives and administering authorities in respect of the implementation of the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payment Regulations 2020 from 4 November 2020. The letter is available here . The LGA’s pensions team are considering its contents alongside...
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EMC Responds to the Planning White Paper Consultation

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 15:15
The EMC Executive Board met on the 25th September 2020 and agreed to respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper consultation.  In doing so the Executive Board agreed to focus on key issues of common concern across the local government family, rather than detailed points which are better addressed by individual local...
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£235m vision for future of East Midland economy unveiled as region comes together to fight back post-Covid

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:45
Midlands Engine Chairman Sir John Peace will today (28.10.20) announce the vision for the area and the proposed corporation .  The East Midlands is planning an historic fightback from the economic impact of Covid-19 with a bold new vision to grow the economy. Councils, businesses, local enterprise partnerships and universities across...
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Latest Regional Analysis on the Regional Impact of Covid-19

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:15
The Midlands Engine State of the Region provides the latest update on the impact of Covid-19 on the regional economy here . Work is also on-going to better understand the capacity and challenges within the voluntary sector, with the publication of a ‘barometer’ and data dashboard (available here) The dashboard will be...
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East Midlands responds to the migration crisis

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:45
The situation along the south coast has been widely reported over recent months, where significant numbers of migrants, including unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), have been arriving across the Channel in small boats. The number of unaccompanied children being taken into the care of local authorities in the affected areas has...
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LGA Draft Submission - MHCLG Consultation on Exit Reform

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:15
MHCLG is currently consulting on Local Government Exit Pay Reform and the consultation closes on 9th November 2020. Details of how to respond are in the consultation document and responses should be sent to LGExitPay@communities.gov.uk with the subject heading ‘Consultation on Exit Payment Cap’. Further information on the...
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EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:15
EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020   This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Regional Employment Law Update, 4 November Spending Review to conclude late November Toton and Chetwynd Masterplan consultation EU Settlement Scheme Applications Exceed 4 Million EMC Events, including Taking your training remote, December...
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EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 15:15
EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC Virtual Workshop – Scrutiny: Reset and Recovery, 10 November Midlands Engine Economic Impact of Covid-19, Edition 9:14 September Exit Pay Cap update Craftworkers’ Pay Agreement 2020-21 EMC Events, including Taking your training remote...
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Exit Pay Cap Update

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 14:45
The legislation to implement the £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector has completed the Parliamentary process and was signed into law last night meaning the regulations, and therefore the cap, come into force on 4 November 2020.   As yet neither the Guidance nor Directions to...
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Prime Minister announces new local COVID Alert Levels

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 17:30
Details on new local COVID Alert Levels set out by the Prime Minister, the press release is available here and useful information on the alert levels below. Local Covid Alert Levels Local COVID Alert Levels -Table Comparison
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EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/09/2020 - 15:00
EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Coronavirus enforcement - £60 million funding for Police forces and local councils East Midlands leaders call for full delivery of HS2’s Eastern Leg to bridge East – West divide East Midlands Annual General Meeting Extra...
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EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/02/2020 - 11:00
EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC HR Bulletin, September 2020 Edition "Permitted development" homes to meet space standards Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport New project to find young refugees a home - Place to Call...
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