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Your first ten days as a lead member for children's services COVER

Your first ten days as a lead member for children's services

This guide is intended to help provide some structure to your first few days in office, and to cut through some of the initial ‘noise’, so that you can focus on what’s important straight away, and what you need to be thinking about going forward. 

Police staff earning survey 2018 COVER

Police staff earning survey 2018

The survey was sent to police forces in England and Wales in order to inform on-going national negotiations by providing accurate and up to date information about the composition of the workforce and provide a means for costing claims, offers and their consequences.

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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.

Workforce
Guidance for new councillors 2019/20 COVER

Guidance for new councillors 2019/20

This guide is designed to provide you with the key information you need to know as a new councillor and is a useful addition to the support and guidance you will receive from your own council.

Councillor development
Safeugarding adults must knows COVER

Must knows adults: safeguarding

How do you know your council is being effective in keeping people safe?

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Councillor workbook: chairing skills

Chairing a meeting is one of the windows that local communities have into your council.

Councillor development
Chief executives' 'must know' for children's services

Chief executives' 'must know' for children's services

This publication has been shaped by chief executives who are either former directors of children’s services or for other reasons have been closely associated with leading improvement journeys in council children’s services.

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National census of local authority councillors 2018

The LGA has carried out the eighth Census of Local Authority Councillors in England.

Research
Must knows education COVER

Must know for education

Despite considerable changes in national education policy and school organisation over recent years, councils retain the bulk of their statutory duties. They have a key role as champions of educational excellence for all children and young people in their areas.

Councillor development
Must knows: Special educational needs and disability COVER

Must know: special educational needs and disability

Councils, schools, colleges and health services must work together to support children and young people with special needs and disabilities.