East Midlands

Consultation on East Midlands Rail Franchise

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:00
Train services are important to the East Midlands connecting people to jobs and training, for leisure and retail trips too.  East Midland Councils is keen to see the region better served by rail than it is now, better connections to and between our main cities as well as to other regions like London, Birmingham, Manchester and...
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Public Health England East Midlands Prospectus 2017-18

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:00
Public Health England have produced a revised version of their Prospectus for PHE East Midlands. They have changed the formatting and presentation of the life expectancy maps to improve the way they speak to the data.  The Prospectus can be found here
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Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Cost Analysis

East Midlands Council Feeds - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:15
All county and unitary authorities within the East Midlands have care responsibilities for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC). Local authorities have long expressed their concern that the financial support received from Government does not meet the actual costs incurred. To support the case for a fairer UASC funding model, EMC has...
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East Midlands Councils Housing CPD Programme

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:45
EMC is launching a low cost CPD programme for Housing, the first event in the programme will be held on 27 September 2017. A number of authorities have already signed up to this programme. Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 Event, 27 September 2017 The inaugural event in the EMC low cost CPD programme for Housing will focus on the...
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Midland Main Line Electrification: Cancelled

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:00
Leaders in the East Midlands have reacted with dismay to the news that the electrification of the Midland Main Line has been cancelled – and have asked for an urgent meeting with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and the Chair of Midlands Connect Sir John Peace. The cancellation comes less than two years after the previous Transport...
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East Midlands Councils Annual Report 2016-17

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:00
Today (Friday 14 July) East Midlands Councils (EMC) presented our Annual Report for 2016/17 to the Annual General Meeting.  EMC Annual Report 2016-17   This Annual Report is part of how EMC accounts to its membership. 12 months ago, Members agreed a set of priorities for EMC to make progress on.  12...
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60 Year CIEH Membership Award

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:45
On Thursday 15th June, EMC held the 50th session of the Low Cost CPD for Environmental Health Officers 5+1 on Food Safety.  Barrie Sheard, a retired Environmental Health Officer from Amber Valley Borough Council, also attended and was presented with his 60 year membership of the CIEH.    
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Leicester City Mayor to Chair New Regional Transport Body

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:30
NEWS Release from Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has been confirmed the first chair of ‘Transport for the East Midlands’ (TfEM). Cllr Richard Davies from Lincolnshire County Council is the Vice Chair. TfEM brings together senior leaders from the region’s local...
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General Election Results in the East Midlands

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:15
East Midlands Councils has produced a summary of the General Election Results in the East Midlands, available here.   The changes in the region are included below; Derby North - Labour Gain from Conservative Derbyshire North East - Conservative Gain from Labour High Peak - Labour Gain from Conservative Lincoln - Labour Gain...
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EMC HR Bulletin - May 2017 Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 17:30
EMC HR Bulletin May 2017 The May EMC HR Bulletin is now available from the above link below. Rest is the theme of Darren Newman’s article this month, in which he sets out latest developments on sleeping in shifts and how they relate to the National Minimum Wage. The HR Bulletin also provides news of an upcoming Mediation course...
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Secondment Opportunities, Transport for the East Midlands - East Midlands Councils

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:00
East Midlands Councils (EMC) supports strategic infrastructure and economic growth across the region through its input to initiatives and programmes such as Midlands Connect, HS2 and its emerging growth strategy, rail franchising and the upgrade and electrification of the Midland Mainline. Transport for the East Midlands (TFEM) brings the nine...
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Midlands Connect - Multiple Appointments

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 15:15
Midlands Connect – Multiple appointments – Fixed term until 31 March 2020 Secondment opportunities welcome Midlands Connect is a pan-Midlands partnership of 23 Local Authorities, nine Local Enterprise Partnerships, the Chambers of Commerce, Highways England, HS2 Ltd, Network Rail and our Sponsor the Department for Transport....
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HR Bulletin - April 2017

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:15
Please find attached this month’s HR Bulletin, which contains all the key recent developments on HR.  This includes:- an overview of the TUC’s Dying to Work Campaign an update on IR35 and an opportunity for you to feed in your issues/concerns and improvements you’d like to guidance and the on-line tool reference...
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