East Midlands

Solicitor - Immigration (Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Refugees)

East Midlands Council News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 08:00
East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership (EMSMP) Grade J - £44,632 (annual pay increase pending) 37 hours Fixed Term - 12 months (potential extension subject to funding)  Secondment Considered This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership and support to East Midlands’ local authority legal advisers...
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May 2020 Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin

East Midlands Council News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:45
EMC HR Bulletin May 2020  The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The May Bulletin includes:- Pay Negotiations, recap and update LGA Apprenticeship Newsletter, May 2020 COVID-19 Updates Reminder Alert  on Trade union facility time data: reporting deadline extended News on how EMC...
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Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment for the Midlands and the North National Infrastructure Commission Call for Evidence

East Midlands Council News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:30
The East Midlands Submission to the NIC’s Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment Call for Evidence has been published today (29 May 2020). It has been agreed through the East Midlands HS2 Executive Board chaired by Cllr Kay Cutts MBE and though TfEM chaired by Sir Peter Soulsby.   The submission is based around 3 core messages: ...
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Revealed: £2.7bn transport plan to revolutionise East Midlands links to HS2 hub station at Toton

East Midlands Council News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 01:30
Plan unveils new bus, rail and tram connections to the HS2 East Midlands Hub for over 20 villages, towns and cities, including Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Newark, Matlock, Mansfield and Long Eaton Infrastructure investment central to region’s economic renewal post COVID-19 and support Government’s ‘levelling-up’...
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April 2020 EMC HR Bulletin

East Midlands Council News Feed - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 13:15
EMC HR Bulletin April 2020 The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The April Bulletin includes:- Covid-19 Information National Pay Negotiations 2020 – Update Learning & Development The Rise of the Virtual Network Learning Resources Resources on Resilience...
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Rail Electrification: Long term thinking required - An East Midlands Perspective

East Midlands Council News Feed - Mon, 04/27/2020 - 07:30
Andrew Pritchard is Director of Policy & Infrastructure for East Midlands Councils.   In his recent article for the Rail Magazine he sets out his thoughts on rail electrification. As I sit typing this piece we are entering a fourth week of the Covid 19 ‘lockdown’ - with several more weeks to go.  ...
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EMC HR Bulletin March 2020

East Midlands Council News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:45
The March 2020 edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available here.
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Council tax: COVID-19 hardship fund 2020 to 2021 - guidance

East Midlands Council News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 13:15
The Government has published the latest COVID-19 guidance for Local Authorities https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/council-tax-covid-19-hardship-fund-2020-to-2021-guidance 
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NJC Circular - Coronavirus COVID-19, Critical Workers - 23 March 2020

East Midlands Council News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 17:30
NJC Circular - Coronavirus COVID-19, Critical Workers - 23 March 2020 Please see below an NJC Circular providing further advice, which this time relates to critical workers. NJC Circ Coronavirus and Critical Workers 23Mar20
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Economic Support Measures - Covid

East Midlands Council News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:15
Budget announced £30 billion package of support.  On 17th March, support to individuals and businesses was extended, including package of £330 billion of government-backed and guaranteed loans – equivalent to 15% of GDP.  The measures announced to date are likely to be the opening salvos. Local Authority...
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EMC Office Arrangements

East Midlands Council News Feed - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 13:15
Given Government advice, EMC have now implemented home/remote working for EMC staff.  All staff are contactable and emails work as normal and our work with councils continues.  Our office set-up allows us to run a skeleton staff cover in the office. Best wishes to you all during these very challenging...
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Novel Coronavirus COVID-19: Working at home

East Midlands Council News Feed - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 09:45
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 - Working at home The NJC has issued further advice about the developing situation. Please see attached (17th March 2020)
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Cancelled Pay Briefing - 17th March

East Midlands Council News Feed - Mon, 03/16/2020 - 15:15
Given the evolving situation with the new Coronavirus, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the regional pay briefing meeting that had been arranged for tomorrow afternoon. We hope that you understand this decision, but our key priority is for people’s wellbeing and to reduce any risks.  We are exploring alternative...
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Local Authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former UASC Care Leavers in the East Midlands.

East Midlands Council News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 11:00
EMC has produced an analysis of local authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child (UASC) Care Leavers in the East Midlands. The report confirms the actual costs incurred by councils in the East Midlands in providing Leaving Care services to former UASC aged 18-24, and forms a companion paper...
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EMC HR Bulletin, February 2020 Edition

East Midlands Council News Feed - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 15:15
EMC HR Bulletin February 2020  The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The February Bulletin includes:- Employment Law Expert Darren Newman and his regular article - this month it looks at Parental Bereavement Leave. Local News Regional Pay Briefing, 17 March 2020 East...
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