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20/03/2013

Scrutiny Network

The East Midlands Councils Scrutiny network is a local authority network for Councillors and Officers involved with Scrutiny. The network provides Councillors and Officers with the opportunity to share knowledge, work programmes and information, as well as providing an opportunity to explore...

Hitting the Ground Running 9 Months In

Event (multiple dates) - Member Development Session for Newly Elected Members: Hitting the Ground Running 9 Months In This session is open to all councillors who have been newly elected (for the first time) in May 2019 from across the East Midlands.  Building on the initial EMC/LGA...

The Changing Landscape of Local Government Finance

Event (multiple dates) - It is more important than ever that all councillors understand how the local government finance system works because council budgets look likely to be under significant pressure until the end of the decade. All elected members have a role to play in the financial affairs...

An introduction to Local Government Finance

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a one day seminar for local authority Councillors on Local Government Finance on 5 March 2020 at our offices in Melton Mowbray. Description Local authority budgets are under scrutiny as never before and the Localism Bill and review of...

29/04/2013

Pay and Rewards for Chief Executives

The Joint National Committee issued the latest edition of the National Salary Framework and Conditions of Service Handbook for local authority Chief Executives on 1st October 2009.  The substantive additions to the handbook were: Model Disciplinary Procedures (England & Wales) (NB:...

East Midlands Scrutiny Conference 2019

Event (multiple dates) - In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of Local Government Scrutiny and to mark the publication of the recent ‘Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny in Local and Combined Authorities’, East Midlands Councils is holding a Scrutiny Conference. This...

Time Management and Effectual Coping Skills

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day workshop on Being an Effective Councillor: Time Management and Effectual Coping Skills on 26 February 2019. About the seminar: The role of an elected Councillor demands effectiveness in an ever changing world which...

01/06/2017

EMC Support to Member Organisations for 2018-19

Over the last year, EMC has continued its focus on the four pillars approach; an all-member organisation, policy development, collective work and lobbying, and better communication with our membership.  In total, £778,000 savings were secured on behalf of councils in membership, 1700...

17/08/2012

Publications and Research

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