Thursday 27 April 2017

EMC Policy Briefings

EMC's Policy Briefings are a short summary of the week’s key policy announcements which impact on the East Midlands, along with details of EMC events and activity.

Latest EMC Policy Briefing

EMC Policy Brief - 21 April 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Engine response to HM Government’s Green Paper
  • Anti-Littering Strategy
  • National Dying to Work Campaign
  • EMC Events, including Programme for Environmental Health Officers event on Environmental Protection, 11 May 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 7 April 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 31 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit Implications – Employers
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • Help to Buy Housing Statistics
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 24 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Rail Franchise – latest update
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017
  • EMC Events, including a Coaching and Mentoring ILM 5 Programme, starting 27 Apr 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 17 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board and updates on Transport for the East Midlands
  • Apprenticeship, Approved List of Suppliers Published
  • Industrial Strategy Green Paper, Response from the East Midlands
  • EMC Events, including a Coaching and Mentoring ILM 5 Programme, starting 27 Apr 2017

 

EMC Policy Brief - 10 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Engine Strategy Publication
  • Midlands Connect Strategy Publication
  • Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme
  • EMC Events, including a Commercial Awareness Programme for Operational Managers, starting in June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 3 March 2017  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy won ‘Plan of the Year’
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise Update
  • EMC HR Bulletin – February Edition
  • East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership Briefing
  • EMC Events, including ILM 5 Coaching and Mentoring Programmes

 

EMC Policy Brief - 24 February 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 has been given Royal Assent - HS2: from Drawing Board to Reality
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise Event, 21 March 2017
  • Migration Statistics Quarterly Report
  • EMC Events, including Employment Law Update, 15 Mar 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 17 February 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands General Meeting
  • Councillor Development Charter Awards for Blaby District Council and Mansfield District Council
  • LGC Awards Shortlist, authorities from the East Midlands
  • Developing a Coaching Culture - East Midlands Coaching Network Workshop 20 Apr 2017
  • EMC Events, including Low Cost CPD for Planners & Councillors - Planning for Housing Delivery, 21 March 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 10 February 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Housing White Paper, reflections from the East Midlands
  • Midlands Connect Strategy
  • East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre – Consultation launch
  • Commons Select Committee, Overview and scrutiny in local government inquiry
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, starting on 8 June 2017

Joint Procurement Project Briefing Note

EMC Policy Brief - 3 February 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017 – Registration open
  • Midlands Connect Update
  • Prevention Matters – Health and Wellbeing event for Councillors
  • EMC HR Bulletin January 2017 Edition
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, starting on 8 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 27 January 2017  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Industrial Strategy and Midlands Engine
  • Midlands Connect Update
  • Apprenticeship Targets for Public Sector Bodies
  • Funding to encourage more cycling and walking to work
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, starting on 8 June 2017

Industrial Strategy Ten Pillars One Pager

External Stakeholder Toolkit - Industrial Strategy

EMC Policy Brief - 20 January 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 East Update
  • East Midlands Councils – General Meeting, 15 February
  • Presentations from East Midlands Summit on Asylum and Refugee Resettlement this week
  • Term-Time Working Review Workshop
  • EMC Events, including ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring, starting on 14 Mar 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 13 January 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Prevention Matters, How Elected Members can improve the Health of their Communities Workshop, 7 February 2017
  • Government allocates £1.2 billion roads funding to councils
  • EM Rail Franchise Event provisional date
  • Maximising Councils return on the Apprenticeship Levy
  • EMC Events, including ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring, starting on 14 Mar 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 6 January 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Summit on Asylum and Refugee Resettlement, 17 January, Leicester
  • Housing Announcements
  • EMC HR Bulletin, December Edition
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise Update
  • EMC Events, including Report Writing, 22 February 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 16 December 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Achievements for 2016 and things to look out for in 2017
  • Local Government Finance – Social Care
  • Updated NJC 'Green Book'
  • Great British High Street Awards 2016 - City Location Winner – The Cathedral Quarter, Derby
  • EMC Events, including Report Writing, 22 February 2017

East Midlands Councils - EMC offices will be closed over the Christmas period, from Thursday 22 December and will open again on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

EMC Policy Brief - 9 December 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • New Look East Midlands Jobs website launch
  • Summit on Asylum and Refugee Resettlement, Tuesday 17 January 2017
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • New national plan and funding for estate regeneration
  • Information on the Apprenticeship levy for schools and education stakeholders
  • EMC Events, including Building homes, Reducing Homelessness, 9 February 2017, Nottingham

 

EMC Policy Brief - 2 December 2016

This week's briefing includes:

  • Mansfield District Council awarded the Councillor Development Charter for the third time!
  • Transport investment announcement from DfT – details for the East Midlands
  • EMC HR Bulletin November edition, including Employment Law article on changing terms and conditions following a TUPE transfer
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Asylum and Refugee Resettlement event on 17 January

EMC Policy Brief - 25 November 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge – the Results
  • Housing Measures in the Autumn Statement
  • The Autumn Statement and summary for the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Network, 9 December 2016
  • EMC Events, including ‘Having Difficult Conversations and Delivering Bad news’ on 7 December

EMC Policy Brief - 18 November 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 Announcements, Route and East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • Summit on Asylum & Refugee Resettlement
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Network, 9 December
  • EMC Events, including ‘Having Difficult Conversations and Delivering Bad news’ on 7 December

EMC Policy Brief - 11 November 2016  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Electrification to Midland Mainline Update
  • Update - Exit Pay Recovery Regulations and Exit Pay Cap
  • Controlling Migration Fund Prospectus
  • Rail Forum Parliamentary Reception 16:00-18:00 30th November
  • EMC Events, including ‘Having Difficult Conversations and Delivering Bad news’ on 7 December

RFEM - Parliamentary Reception 30-11-16 Final

EMC Policy Brief - 4 November 2016

This week's briefing includes updates on:

  • Electrification to Midland Mainline at Threat
  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge News
  • EMC HR Bulletin, October Edition
  • EMC Events, including ‘Having Difficult Conversations and Delivering Bad news’ on 7 December

EMC Policy Brief - 28 October 2016

This week's briefing includes updates on:

  • Asylum and Refugee Resettlement
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • Apprenticeship Funding and how it will work, including the EMC event on 8 November 2016
  • Educational for All Bill dropped
  • EMC Events including Planning for Economic Growth – a joint event as part of the CPD Programmes for Planners and Councillors

 

EMC Policy Brief - 21 October 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Children Arriving from France
  • Lincolnshire County Council vote against Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority
  • National Apprenticeship Levy Workshop
  • EMC Events, including Report Writing Course, 22 February 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 14 October 2016

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Update on the Introduction of an Apprenticeship Levy and Targets
  • Midlands Connect Strategic Board
  • Revised Chief Executive's Handbook
  • EMC Events, including Environmental Health CPD - Working with Public Health England, 10 November 2016

 

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