Workforce and HR support

We work with councils and their partners to help create a workforce able to respond to major changes within the public sector.

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Pensions made simple
Want to know more about the fantastic pension scheme for local government employees? Watch the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) 'Pensions Made Simple' videos
Solace and LGA recruitment guide
Solace, in partnership with the LGA, has launched a practical guide to the senior recruitment process aimed at both candidates and the elected members and officers involved in the hiring process.
Managing the menopause at work
The LGA menopause guide discusses what councils can do to be ‘menopause friendly’ employers.  Our female dominated workforce has an average age of 40 and so a significant portion of our workers will be affected by the menopause while working. The Guide looks the ways councils can create workplaces where female workers and their managers are supported to discuss and consider ways to manage the impact of the menopause at work.
Exit payments cap
On 10 April 2019, HM Treasury opened a consultation on draft regulations, Directions and guidance to implement the exit cap. The consultation will run for 12 weeks and closes on 3 July 2019. The LGA has responded ahead of the 3 July deadline:
LGA response to the exit payments cap
Executive summary of LGA response to the exit payments cap
Workforce focus
The primary aim of this document is to help senior HR professionals and their teams to develop local action plans for workforce improvement by providing facts and ideas.


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