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Coronavirus: information for councils
New podcast episode: Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
LGA responds to High Court Judgement on holding online and hybrid council meetings
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
In this episode, one of our NGDP graduates, Esther Barrott, explores what councils really do and why it's important to vote in the upcoming elections, with the help of experts Jackie Weaver, Councillor Peter Fleming and Lord Simon Woolley.
Driving efficiency in the delivery of Green Homes Grant LAD2 projects, Tuesday 4 May 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
Leadership Academy impact survey 2019-2020
Leadership Academic impact survey results show it improved the ability of most councillors to carry out their role.
Leadership Essentials impact survey 2019-20
Findings from an impact survey sent to delegates of the 2019/20 Leadership Essentials programme.
Gloucestershire county council: how the fire service lent a helping hand to the vaccination programme
Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) which is part of Gloucestershire County Council, set up two fire stations as vaccination centres with crews responsible for setting up the clinics each morning, helping to vaccinate nearly 2,500 people a day.
Workforce planning support offer 2021
As part of the MHCLG Improvement grant the LGA is providing up to 25 councils with targeted support on Strategic Workforce Planning in 2021.
NJC COVID-19: general update #3
Employers’ Secretary: Naomi Cooke Address for correspondence: Local Government Association 18 Smith Square London SW1P 3HZ Tel: 020 7664 3000 info
National Professional Qualifications announcement
The Department of Education (DfE) will be introducing a reformed suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) from September 2021.
COVID-19 Workforce Survey, week ending 5 March 2021
This report is part of a series of monthly surveys of all councils in England and Wales collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.
LGA responds to Prime Minister’s announcement of the next step of the roadmap
“Councils continue to work closely with local businesses to help high streets reopen safely and successfully again from 12 April.”
The role of the Equalities Advocate is to raise the profile of any equalities issues within the Board’s workstream, to contribute to the cross
Bristol City Council: bridging the gap between NHS and community
The council has worked closely with the local community since the start of the vaccination programme to encourage good uptake.
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