East Midlands

Local Government Pay 2018

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:00
The National Employers have today (5.12.17) made the attached pay offer to the NJC local government unions which includes changes to the national pay spine from 2019.   A meeting will be taking place with trade unions nationally on 13th December 2017 as part of national negotiations.
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HS2: Good Local Rail Connectivity Vital

East Midlands Council Feeds - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:30
Council leaders meeting at last Friday’s East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board re-affirmed the importance of good local rail connectivity to the proposed HS2 Hub Station at Toton – and strongly opposed any plans to slow down rail services between Derby and Nottingham to serve the new station. The news comes after media reports cited...
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The Social Mobility Commission and 'State of the Nation' report

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:30
The effect of chronic underinvestment in the region was perhaps emphasised by the publication SMC’s 5th ‘State of the Nation’ report (available here). It paints a grim picture for the region and highlights a striking geographical divide with London and its surrounding areas pulling away from the rest of the country, while...
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East Midlands Declaration on Infrastructure Funding

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 09:45
East Midlands Declaration on Infrastructure Funding At the East Midlands Infrastructure Summit on 27 November 2017, Cllr Kay Cutts, Leader Nottinghamshire County Council, Sir Peter SouIsby, City Mayor, Leicester City Council; Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Lilian Greenwood MP, Sir John Peace, Chairman, Midlands Engine; and Natalie Gasson, Chair...
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EMC HR Bulletin November 2017

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:15
The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is available from below EMC HR Bulletin November 2017 This month we provide an update on national pay developments, following announcements on increases to the National Living Wage and Living Wage Foundation rate.  We also provide a link to slides from the recent HRMC webinar on...
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HS2 EAST - THE UK's GOLDEN THREAD

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:30
An independent technical report published today by HS2 East has concluded that over 60% of the wider economic benefits of Phase 2 will be delivered on the eastern leg of HS2. The high speed connection will unlock potential, creating additional jobs and opportunities to benefit millions of residents in the surrounding regions. The...
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South Kesteven District Council Retain the Challenge title

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:45
East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017 - The Results Thursday 16 November East Midlands Councils held the East Midlands Local Authority Challenge at Donington Race Track. 78 people from 13 teams from across the East Midlands took part in the challenge and competed for the coveted prize of the Local Authority Challenge East Midlands...
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EMC HR Bulletin, October Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:00
This month’s bulletin gives information on a regional-level plan of work for EMC as an employers’ organisation as well as joint work with trade unions over the forthcoming year.  The learning and development section includes a snapshot of forthcoming events, including details of a webinar being provided by HMRC specifically...
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East Midlands LA Challenge 2017

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:15
On 16 November 13 teams from local authorities in the East Midlands will take part in the East Midlands Local Authority Challenge. This year the awards East Midlands Local Authority Challenge Winners for 2017 Best Chief Executive Best Residents’ Magazine Best Presentation Best Partnership Working award Authorities taking...
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Regional Infrastructure Funding

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:45
Council Leaders write to MPs about concerns on Regional Infrastructure Funding.  MPs Letter - October 2017 Levels of Public Investment in the East Midlands
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East Midlands Infrastructure Summit: Driving Growth - Investing in our Infrastructure

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:15
Following a series of significant announcements on infrastructure investment in the East Midlands, East Midlands Councils and East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) would like to invite you to attend a special Summit to discuss the future of the region’s transport projects and how local business growth can be...
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Vacancy for Programme Manager - Strategic Infrastructure

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:45
Programme Manager - Strategic Infrastructure - East Midlands Councils and Transport for the East Midlands Grade J - £41,025 to £42,899 per annum (37 hours per week) - market supplement may apply Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity until September 2019 East Midlands Councils (EMC) is offering a fixed term or...
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Thousands of jobs and almost £4billion for economy detailed in HS2 Strategy

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 14:00
October 3, 2017 News Release Thousands of jobs and almost £4billion for economy detailed in HS2 Strategy  ‘People, place and connectivity’ are the focus of a new East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy, revealing how the planned high speed rail network could add thousands of jobs and billions of pounds to the...
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EMC HR Bulletin, September Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 14:30
The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is available from below. EMC HR Bulletin September 2017 In this edition there are updates on; Exit Pay Cap Consultation Health & Social Care Integration Charging Unions for “Check Off” Pay Negotiations Update Schoolteachers (STPCD) 2017 – applying pay flexibility...
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Levels of Public Investment in the East Midlands

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:30
The following report sets out public spending attributed to the East Midlands, comparing it to other regions in England, London and the UK as a whole. Levels of Public Investment in East Midlands      
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East Midlands Local Authority Challenge Returns

East Midlands Council Feeds - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 10:00
On 16 November at Donington Race Track the Local Authority Challenge event will return to the East Midlands. It is a team competition in which authorities across the region can pit their skills against each other for the chance to be crowned Best Team - experiencing the types of challenges currently facing the sector through a simulation...
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EMC HR Bulletin, August Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:15
EMC HR Bulletin August 2017 This month we have a short but sweet edition of our bulletin; our resident employment law expert, Darren Newman, has earned time off for good behaviour, but will be returning next month with his analysis of important case law and advice on the implications for our sector. In this edition we keep our focus on the...
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