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Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
LGA responds to new advertising rules on unhealthy foods
"Any efforts to tackle the causes of obesity needs to be part of a whole systems approach, if we are to help the Government meet its target of halving childhood obesity by 2030."
NJC for brigade managers - pay award 2021
National Joint Council for brigade managers of local authority fire and rescue services
Councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social care and start committing more resources to it now.
UPRN: Find my local address and street custodian
The ‘find my custodian’ service enables you to identify quickly who your custodian is, to support with enhancements of your case management systems, which is a precursor to making better use of data and improving service delivery in your local area.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
Road to COP26
Learn about the 26th Climate Change Conference
Leading & Learning – creating green jobs: Managing Change & Influencing Webinar
We ran the Managing Change & Influencing Webinar on April 14 2021. We used various frameworks including John Kotter’s eight steps for transformation
LGA responds to ADASS Activity Survey Report
“Social care and its 1.6 million-strong workforce have risen to the unprecedented challenges caused by coronavirus, doing all they can to help keep those who draw upon these services safe and well."
LGA responds to Domestic Abuse Act guidance and regulations consultation
“The £125 million announced in the Spending Review for local authorities to implement the new statutory duty is good, but this funding is only for the 2021/22 financial year and councils would benefit from longer-term funding to allow for better planning and greater consistency for vital support services."
LGA responds to Early Years Alliance report on funding of early years childcare
“The forthcoming Spending Review should properly resource all early years settings so that councils and providers can support the Government’s ambition to reduce the attainment gap and ensure that every child has the best start in life.”
LGA responds to roadmap exit delay
“Working closely with their NHS partners, councils are doing everything they can to help defeat this terrible virus and its variants, and want to get life back to normal for everyone as soon as possible.”
Employees’ side of the NJC pay claim - 29 April 2021
Employees’ Secretary, Matt Wrack Bradley House, 68 Coombe Rd Kingston upon Thames KT2 7AE Telephone 020 8541 1765 Email email@example.com Our Ref: MW
Pay offer, National Joint Council meeting – 3 June 2021
Employers’ Secretary, Naomi Cooke 8 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HZ Telephone 020 7187 7335 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Employees’ Secretary, Matt
Pay award 2021 - letter from Naomi Cooke to Andrew Hopkinson
Andrew Hopkinson FLA National Secretary c/o BFRS HQ Southfields Road Kempston Bedford, MK42 7NR 15 June 2021 BY EMAIL ONLY Dear Andy, Pay award 2021 I
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