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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA Annual Conference 2020 - virtual edition
Business and Planning Bill, Committee Stage, House of Lords, 13 July 2020
Councils want to work with the Government to develop post COVID-19 recovery options. The economic, social and environmental recovery our communities need will look different in different areas of the country and only a locally coordinated response will be effective.
Coronavirus: gyms and leisure centres to reopen - LGA statement
“It is great news that gyms and leisure centres can reopen, and many people will be hugely excited about being able to safely visit them again."
Reopening Westminster’s hospitality sector
The challenges in reopening hospitality in Westminster are very similar to those faced by local authorities across the country. This case study summarises how Westminster Council responded to these challenges in a coordinated way.
LGA responds to AA analysis of parking income
'Councils continue to work all day and night to support communities through the COVID-19 crisis but have faced extra cost pressures and significant income losses as a result, as this survey highlights.'
LGA responds to latest Test and Trace figures
"Everybody has to play their part in helping to get this pandemic under control. It is good that the NHS Test and Trace system is reaching the majority of those who tested positive and who are passing on details of their close contacts, but it is still concerning that nearly 20 per cent of positive cases cannot be found."
Re-Thinking Local: A Vision For The Future - views from the business sector
This webinar will be an opportunity to hear from the business sector looking at how we speed up the recovery in the UK and the importance of local government.
Free health and social care support for councils
We know local leaders want to help their communities stay healthy and receive the best possible care. Our support offer is designed to help them transform social care, health and integration, and lead health improvement and prevention locally.
Leadership Essentials impact survey 2018-19
This report considers the impact of the LGA’s Leadership Essentials programme.
Civility in public life and the review of the model code of conduct
There are growing concerns about the impact an increasing level of public intimidation and toxicity of debate is having on our country’s democratic processes, particularly at a local level. Responding to these concerns, the LGA is leading on ‘civility in public life’ and this report sets out our programme of work.
Resignations at Easter
Q1: If a teacher is resigning to take up another teaching post, can a school require the teacher to work notice beyond the start of the summer term at
Helping to support and transform the lives of people affected by alcohol
Drinking to excess takes a huge toll on individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. Councils are working hard to minimise this by commissioning high-quality lifestyle and behaviour change services, as well as treatment for those experiencing alcohol dependence.
Q1: How do you determine a ‘new’ teacher's ‘year of service’ in relation to calculating the relevant sick pay entitlement increases dependent on
Teaching & learning responsibility (TLR) payments
Q1. Can a Teaching and Learning Responsibility (TLR) 1 or 2 payment awarded to a full-time teacher be paid at a part-rate if a teacher is only called
Q1: If a member of the leadership group moves into a classroom teacher post within the same school as the result of a reorganisation/restructuring
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