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LGA responds to Treasury one-year Spending Review announcement
Preparing for the end of the EU Transition Period
Key issues, challenges and opportunities for local councils.
'This is the ‘dreaded’ second wave'
Professor Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council
Issues for local government resulting from the end of transition period
A summary of the current key issues for councils.
‘It feels like we are impotent at times – we need the power to do our jobs’
Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health, Northamptonshire County Council
COVID-19: Early years childcare sufficiency and sustainability planning for Spring 2021, 22 October 2020
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‘Factory outbreak encapsulated challenge we face in containing virus’
Dr Louise Smith, Director of Public Health, Norfolk County Council
Licensing of outdoor drinking and dining
As pubs and restaurants come out of lockdown and following the introduction of Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020, councils are working hard to support businesses to re-open safely.
Testing Prototypes, Communications and Engagement - webinar - 23 July 2020
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Outbreak Management: Food Processing - Experiences, Lessons Learned, and the Role of the HSE - 22 July 2020
Managing your employees' joint pain - during lockdown and beyond, 22 July 2020
Presentations from this event are available here.
LGA responds to a report on change of use permitted development rights
“This independent report rightly backs our long-standing concerns over the detrimental impact on local communities of rules allowing home conversions without planning permission. It provides further evidence on why it is more vital than ever that planning should remain local."
Schools' employment law, 24 July 2020
Darren Newman, Darren Newman Employment Law Limited
Cyber Security in the age of COVID-19, 21 July 2020
Update on school staff pay for 2020, 24 July 2020
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