The LGA provide the Secretariat to the Employers' Side of the National Joint Council (NJC) for Brigade Managers of Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services.
The NJC has 28 members.
- LGA, 9 members
- the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, 3 members
- Welsh Local Government Association, 1 member
- Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Services Board, 1 member.
- the Association of Principal Fire Officers, 14 members.
Agreements on conditions of service are incorporated into the scheme of conditions of service known as the Gold Book.