Thursday 23 January 2020

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 - 17 January 2020

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Government announces £8 million cash boost for new communities
  • Latest immigration statistics
  • Funding to crackdown on criminal landlords
  • New rules make it fairer for disabled candidates in PCC elections
  • EMC Events, Hitting the ground running, nine months on new councillor event, 14 February 2020

Housing Secretary pledges new funding to crackdown on criminal landlords

Letter from the Secretary of State

EMC Policy Brief - 10 January 2020

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Modern Slavery Summit, 1 May 2020
  • EMC Board Meeting dates
  • Return to social work campaign
  • Commercial Awareness Programme, including workshop on local authority commercialisation and the law
  • EMC events, including Personal Resilience for Councillors on 5 February

EMC Policy Brief - 3 January 2020

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Hitting the Ground Running 9 months event, 14 February, event for recently elected councillors
  • LGA guide on probity in planning
  • EMC accredited Coaching Programmes starting in February
  • Commercial Awareness Programme, including workshop on local authority commercialisation and the law
  • Brexit, confirmation that No-Deal Brexit preparations are ‘stood-down’

FHSG HRG Final 2020 21 Allocations

EMC Policy Brief - 20 December 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • 2019 Round up of EMC Activity and a look ahead to 2020
  • Queen’s Speech
  • EMC HR Bulletin, December 2019 edition
  • EMC Events, Hitting the ground running, nine months on new councillor event, 14 February 2020
  • NEWS: The provisional local government finance settlement is due to be published later today

EMC Policy Brief - 13 December 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • General Election Results for the East Midlands
  • Senior Practitioner, Regional UASC Project Team
  • Transformation and Innovation Exchange Self-assessment Tool
  • EMC Events, Personal Resilience for Councillors, February 2020

General Election Results 2019 - East Midlands  

EMC Policy Brief - 6 December 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands LA Challenge, 26 March 2020
  • Senior Practitioner, Regional UASC Project Team Job Vacancy
  • Homelessness case studies from the East Midlands
  • EMC Events, New Councillor session, Hitting the ground running, nine months on, February 2020

EMC Policy Brief - 29 November 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC HR Bulletin, November 2019 edition
  • Senior Practitioner, Regional UASC Project Team
  • Nottingham’s ultra-low energy homes win national award and national Climate Champion title
  • EMC Events, Personal Resilience for Councillors, February 2020

EMC Policy Brief - 22 November 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Councillor Development offer for 2020
  • LGA Guide, ‘Achieving integrated care: 15 best practice actions’
  • Accredited Coaching and Mentoring Training course
  • EMC Events, Public Speaking for Councillors, 22 January 2020

EMC Policy Brief - 15 November 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Government announces business rates and council tax relief following severe flooding
  • National Employers circular on the May 2020 Bank Holiday
  • East Midlands Apprenticeship Challenge
  • EMC Events, Personal Resilience

EMC Policy Brief - 8 November 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • 2020 East Midlands Challenge and Apprenticeship Challenge
  • LGA, short guide to publicity during the pre-election period
  • Accredited Coaching and Mentoring Training course
  • EMC Events, Advanced financial scrutiny skills, 21 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 1st November 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 25 October 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit Update
  • LGiU’s Cllr Achievement Awards Shortlist for Awards
  • Digital Northampton scoops national award
  • The Challenges of Contemporary Rural Living, 7th December Leicester, University of Leicester
  • EMC Events, Advanced financial scrutiny skills, 21 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 18 October 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Queen’s speech summary
  • Affordable Rural Homes Conference, 12th November Nottingham, Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) East Midlands
  • Suicide prevention trailblazer funding, Derbyshire County Council
  • New Cyber Self-Assessment Tool
  • EMC Events, Advanced financial scrutiny skills, 21 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 11 October 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit Update
  • Litter strategy for England: progress reports
  • Houses in multiple occupation and residential property licensing reform: guidance for local housing authorities
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Conference
  • EMC Events, An Introduction to Commissioning for Elected Members workshop, 7 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 4 October 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 27 September 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Challenge 2020
  • HS2 News
  • Blaby District Council winner East Midlands Royal Town Planning Institute Awards
  • Regional UASC Foster Care Project, Team Manager vacancy
  • EMC Events, An Introduction to Commissioning for Elected Members workshop, 7 Nov 2019

EU Settlement Scheme and post Brexit Temporary Leave to Remain

EMC Policy Brief - 20 September 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Scrutiny Conference 2019
  • UK2070 Commission Report published
  • Regional UASC Foster Care Project, Team Manager vacancy
  • Midlands HS2 Prospectus
  • EMC Events, including Read Faster for Councillors, 9 October

EMC Policy Brief - 13 September 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Engine Rail Launch   
  • HS2 Oakervee Review, the East Midlands Strategic Board submission direct to the Panel
  • APSE Service Award winners from the East Midlands 
  • Brexit Information
  • EMC Events, including 'Being an Effective Councillor, Doing it your way' event on 24 September 

EMC Policy Brief - 6 September 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 News
  • 2019 Spending Round
  • Brexit update
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • Spending Review 2019
  • EMC Events, including Chairing and Facilitation Skills event on 18 September for Councillors

EU Settlememt - First release 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 16 August 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit information update including broad funding allocation areas
  • Easy Lindsey Finalists for Citizens UK Award
  • Launch of East Midlands Railway
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Transformation Academy

The Policy Brief will be in “recess” for the rest of August, returning on 6 September. However, if anything of particular significance occurs in the  next couple of weeks we will produce an email alert to keep you informed.

EMC Policy Brief - 9 August 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Fast-Tracked Spending Round for 2020-21
  • EMC Board meeting dates
  • Association for Public Service Excellence Awards shortlist announced
  • EMC Events, including Being an effective Councillor on 24 September 2019

 EMC Policy Brief - 2 August 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HM Treasury Regional Expenditure statistics
  • Supplier of bio-mode trains
  • EMC Attracting and Developing Talent Conference – 9 October 2019
  • EMC Hr Bulletin, July Edition
  • Guidance for local highway authorities to apply for local pinch point funding

EMC Policy Brief - 26 July 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Coaching and Mentoring Courses launched
  • NJC Trade Unions 2020 pay claim
  • Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy inquiry
  • EMC Events, including Chairing and Facilitation Skills event on 18 September for Councillors

19-07-30 D2N2 Agenda

EMC Policy Brief - 19 July 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Scrutiny Conference
  • £2 million migration funding helps alleviate council pressures across the East Midlands; including East Midlands UASC Foster Carer and Supported Lodgings Provider Recruitment and Support
  • East Midlands All Party Parliamentary Group
  • EMC Events, including ILM 5 and 7 Coaching programmes starting in November

Copy of CMF final allocation annoucement (July 2019)

EMC Policy Brief - 12 July 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Councils AGM and Annual Report
  • EMC, Open and Design Network master classes
  • LGA resource on the growing impact of health and wellbeing boards
  • Northamptonshire County Council budget update for 2018-2019
  • EMC Events, including Advanced financial scrutiny skills, 21 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 5 July 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Councillor Development Programme 2019/2020
  • Gender Pay Gap in Local Government
  • Housing news
  • EMC Events, including Developing a Mentoring and Coaching Strategy, 19 September 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 28 June 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Rail Investment Plans Announced
  • East Midlands Councils AGM
  • National Pay Negotiations – Regional Pay Roadshow Event
  • East Midlands HR Bulletin, June 2019 edition
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Scrutiny Conference 2019, 4 October

EMC Policy Brief - 21 June 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Scrutiny Conference 2019, 4 October 2019
  • New resettlement scheme for vulnerable refugees announced
  • Public health risk awareness self-awareness tool
  • Loughborough University undergraduate planning degree course - EMC free event jointly with Loughborough University
  • EMC Events, including Advanced financial scrutiny skills, 21 Nov 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 14 June 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Regional Employers Board and Regional Joint Council
  • East Midlands HS2 Executive Board
  • Minister sets out plan for new technologies to transform public services
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Network meeting
  • EMC Events, including Being an effective councillors: Making a difference, doing it your way, 24 September 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 7 June 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • Regional Apprenticeship Event ,11 June 2019
  • Community News
  • EMC Events, including Being an effective councillors: Making a difference, doing it your way, 24 September 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 31 May 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC HR Bulletin, May 2019 Edition
  • Councillor Chairing and effective meetings workshop on 18 June
  • First report of the UK2070 Commission published
  • EMC Events, including Apprenticeships in our Region Event, 11 June 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 24 May 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Apprenticeship Event, 11 June 2019
  • Hitting the Ground Running: Development session for newly elected Councillors, 12 July 2019
  • UK2070 Commission National Symposium
  • Launch of Great British High Street Awards 2019
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training Programme, 4 & 5 July 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 17 May 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Northamptonshire reorganisation
  • HS2 Reports
  • Midlands Engine Funding to support employee mental health and increased productivity
  • Funding for rough sleepers living with mental illness and substance misuse
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training Programme, 4 & 5 July 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 10 May 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny
  • Home Office UASC Funding Review Announcement
  • East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • Local Election Results in the East Midlands

EMC Policy Brief - 3 May 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Local Election Results in the East Midlands
  • Detail of Business Continuity Week in May
  • EMC HR Bulletin, April 2019 Edition
  • Homelessness Funding
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 26 Jun 2019

20190429 SECOND PAYMENT OF EU EXIT FUNDING FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

EMC Policy Brief - 26 April 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Councillor Development Programme 2019-2020
  • The MJ Awards – finalists announced
  • Midlands Connect - A46 Corridor Freight & Logistics Workshops
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 26 Jun 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 18 April 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 12 April 2019   

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Rail Franchise News
  • Treasury consultation on the £95k exit payment cap
  • Housing news including; guidance on rogue landlords and delivering schools to support housing growth
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 26 June 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 5 April 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • The Reporting of Key Issues to MHCLG
  • National Cyber Security Centre, Local elections 2019: guidance for local authorities
  • Improving Productivity and Performance Workshop, April
  • £3 million boost for innovative local air quality improvements
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 26 June 2019

EU Settlement Scheme - SofS to Chief Executives 010419

EMC Policy Brief - 29 March 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on: 

  • EMC Executive Board
  • EMC H R Bulletin
  • Bus revolution to put power in passengers’ hands
  • Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending review Inquiry
  • Funding awarded to 23 projects to help those affected by alcohol

EMC Policy Brief - 22 March 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands LA Challenge 2019 – the Results
  • High Street Funding for Local Authorities
  • Improving Productivity and Performance Workshop, April
  • Community Engagement guidance
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 26 June 2019

Community engagement and EU Exit guidance for local authorities final -..

EMC Policy Brief - 15 March 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 8 March 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

MHCLG No deal data protection guidance for local authorities 4 March 201..

EMC Policy Brief - 1 March 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

LGA Highlighting Political Leadership - February 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 22 February 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • The Reporting of Key Issues to MHCLG
  • New guidance on taxi licensing
  • Action Learning Facilitation
  • EMC Events, including Writing for Results - how to write documents that get the results you want - 27th March 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 15 February 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMCs Councillor Development Induction Offer 2019-20
  • Housing updates
  • The Government’s Integrated Communities Action Plan
  • LGiU MJ State of Local Government Finance Survey 2019 Report
  • EMC Events, including Writing Press Releases, 26 Feb 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 8 February 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 Minister Visits Region
  • Leicester City awarded share of £6m green taxi charger fund
  • EMC’s People Conference: Managing and Developing People in a Changing World, post event information
  • Local government Brexit preparedness - Guidance from government to assist local authority preparedness for exiting the European Union (EU)
  • EMC Events, including Writing Press Releases, 26 Feb 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 1 February 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit – Information sharing with Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • MHCLG Announcement on support for Brexit preparations
  • East Midlands LA Challenge 2019
  • Final local government finance settlement 2019 to 2020: written statement
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • Midlands Engine Investment fund to drive Midlands Engine after £25 million milestone
  • EMC Events, including Negotiations Skills, 13 Feb 2019

 

EMC Policy Brief - 25 January 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 News
  • Funding for town centres and high streets
  • EMC’s People Conference: Managing and Developing People in a Changing World, 6 February
  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit, 8 February
  • EMC Events, including Writing Press Releases, 26 Feb 2019

 EMC Policy Brief - 18 January 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands LA Challenge 2019
  • EMC’s People Conference: Managing and Developing People in a Changing World, 6 February
  • £70 million Homes England funding brings thousands of new homes to Northamptonshire
  • Government Launch New Apprenticeships Campaign
  • EMC Events, including Writing Press Releases, 26 Feb 2019

Fire It Up Apprenticeships Campaign Short Toolkit

EMC Policy Brief - 11 January 2019

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC’s People Conference: Managing and Developing People in a Changing World, 6 February
  • East Midlands Councils Job Vacancies, Regional Migration Manager
  • Asylum Support Contracts Announced
  • £2.7 million fund to tackle parental conflict
  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit, 8 February 2019
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme starting on 23 January 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 4 January 2019  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • UK’s first Manufacturing Zones in the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Councils Job Vacancies, Regional Migration Manager
  • £675 million Fund to Transform High Streets and Town Centres
  • Local Government Chronicle Awards shortlist (including details of authorities shortlisted from the East Midlands)
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills on 13 February 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 21 December 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • 2018 Round up of EMC Activity and a look ahead to 2019
  • East Midlands Councils Job Vacancies, Regional Migration Manager
  • EMC HR Bulletin, December 2018 Edition
  • Rapid Rehousing Pathway: Somewhere Safe to Stay early adopters, including Derby City Council and Nottingham City Council
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills on 13 February 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 14 December 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Provisional local government finance settlement 2019-20
  • Launch of programme to support Place Making at local level
  • Funding for digital projects to improve public services
  • Funding to help improve lives of those affected by alcohol
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness programme, starting on 23 January 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 7 December 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit 2019
  • Rail: Sector Deal, Sector Deal between government and the rail industry
  • Strategies for Consulting and Negotiating Locally to Implement Change
  • The Government has postponed announcing the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme starting in January 2019

EMC Policy Brief - 30 November 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • First progress report of commissioners at Northamptonshire County Council
  • Performance against Apprenticeship Targets
  • EMC HR Bulletin, November 2018
  • Migration Statistics Quarterly Report, November 2018
  • EMC Events, including Coaching (virtually) in a digital age, 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 23 November 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Inspection of the Home Office’s management of asylum accommodation provision report published
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • Raynsford Review of Planning in England
  • East Midlands Regional Employers’ Board
  • EU settled status webinar
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands PA Conference 2018, 29 Nov 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 16 November 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Regional Migration Board
  • Housing Court proposals
  • EMC Events, including Mental Health First Aid Course, 5 & 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 9 November 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Connect 20-year improvement plan for the A46
  • Housing Announcements
  • Voter ID pilots, those involved in the East Midlands
  • Funding and provision of local authorities’ children’s services inquiry by Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
  • EMC Events, including Mental Health First Aid Course, 5 & 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 2 November 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Budget 2018
  • EMC HR Bulletin, October edition
  • East Midlands IT Security Network Meeting
  • The Slavery and Trafficking Survivor Care Standards 2018
  • EMC Events, including Mental Health First Aid Course, 5 & 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 26 October 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Games of Remembrance
  • EMC National Pay Spine Workshops
  • New fund to support vulnerable EU citizens apply for settled status
  • New online toolkit to support anti-slavery partnerships
  • EMC Events, including Mental Health First Aid Course, 5 & 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 19 October 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 Eastern Leg Essential to Project’s Success, says new Chair
  • UK2070 Commission
  • LGA, Cyber resilience funded programme 2018/19
  • MHCLG Rough Sleeping Strategy event, 23rd October from 10.00-16.00
  • Report of Social Partners Meeting with President Tusk in Brussels, 11 October
  • EMC Events, including Mental Health First Aid Course, 5 & 6 December 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 12 October 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 Critical to our Economic future – but local impacts must be addressed
  • Rail Review Terms of Reference
  • New action to tackle modern slavery and support victims
  • Campaign on Child Refugees
  • EMC Events, including Taking Minutes not Hours, 08 Nov 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 5 October 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Housing the Nation - the Role of Councils
  • EMC HR Bulletin, September Edition
  • NHS Digital funding for digital projects to support social care
  • Measures unveiled to boost apprenticeships
  • Campaign on Child Refugees
  • EMC Events, including Taking Minutes not Hours, 08 Nov 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 28 September 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board
  • Ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding across England
  • Taking on the Housing Challenge: A Scrutiny Councillor’s Guide
  • £7.5 million fund for councils' digital innovation
  • EMC Events, including Taking Minutes not Hours, 08 Nov 2018

Regional Investment 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 21 September 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Pay Modelling Workshop, 5 November
  • EMC Executive Board
  • Government Rail Review
  • Regional Migration Board & Regional Employers’ Board
  • 75% business rates retention pilots 2019 to 2020: prospectus
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills, 11 Oct 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 14 September 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • HS2 Skills Strategy
  • Regional Employers’ Board and Regional Joint Council, 21 September
  • East Midlands Housing and Planning Summit, 5 October 2018
  • Information on new form of leave for children transferred during Calais clearance to join family
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills, 11 Oct 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 7 September 2018   

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Latest on proposals for the future of governance in Northamptonshire
  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge, returns March 2019
  • East Midlands Housing and Planning Summit, 5 October 2018
  • Funding allocated for councils to help rough sleepers
  • EMC Events, including Chairing Skills for Councillors, 21 September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 24 August 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Councillor Development Support Autumn 2018
  • Migration Quarterly statistics and Immigration Statistics, Year Ending June 2018
  • Government Equalities Office – new gender pay gap resources for employers
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training, 19 September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 17 August 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Proposals for the future of governance in Northamptonshire
  • MHCLG Secretary of State visits Toton HS2 Site
  • Addressing health inequalities in the East Midlands, PHE’s evidence report on health inequalities in the East Midlands
  • Government guidance on overview and scrutiny news and East Midlands Scrutiny Network
  • Housing News
  • EMC Events, including Commissioning Skills for Councillors, 20 September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 10 August 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EU Settlement Scheme: employers toolkit
  • An Introduction to Commissioning for Elected Members event 20 September 2018
  • Government proposes shake up of Local Enterprise Partnerships
  • EMC Events, including EM Housing & Planning Summit, 5 October 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 3 August 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC HR Bulletin, July edition
  • Midlands Connect & HS2 Economic Growth Conference
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Mapping Exercise
  • EMC Events, including EM Housing & Planning Summit, 5 October 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 27 July 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Confirmation of Political Appointments at East Midlands Councils  
  • HM Treasury Data - Regional Public Expenditure Analysis by EMC
  • Revised National Planning Policy Framework published
  • Northamptonshire County Council issues second Section 114 notice
  • Local Government Workforce Survey 2016/17
  • EMC Events, including Report Writing, 21 November 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 20 July 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Westminster Hall Debate on Rail Investment in the East Midlands
  • Meeting with DExEU Minister - The Implications of Brexit for Local Growth, 24 July 2018
  • Cyber Security Stocktake
  • Local Government News
  • Pay update - Chief Officers
  • EMC Events, including Housing & Planning Summit, 5 October 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 13 July 2018   

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 6 July 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

Public Health England EM Prospectus 201819 web

EMC Policy Brief - 29 June 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Rushcliffe Borough Council named ‘Best Commercial Council’ at this week MJ Awards
  • Housing Updates
  • EMC HR Bulletin, June 2018 Edition
  • East Coast Mainline APPG
  • EMC Events, including LEAN thinking, September 2018        

EMC Policy Brief - 22 June 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Housing and Planning Summit, 5 October 2018
  • EMC Annual General Meeting
  • East Midlands APPG update
  • Building for the future: the role of county councils in meeting housing need - Town and County Planning Association Report
  • LGA The Health and Care Political and Clinical Leadership Offer
  • EMC Events, including Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Age Assessment Training, 5 July

EMC Policy Brief - 15 June 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board Meeting
  • Controlling Migration Funding – Modern Slavery Pilots in the East Midlands
  • Funding for Homelessness, allocations in the East Midlands
  • Chairing and Leading Scrutiny Seminar
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 3 July 2018 

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Social Work England Fast Facts June 2018 FINAL Social Work England QA June 2018 FINAL

EMC Policy Brief - 8 June 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Rail Franchise, Invitation to Tender
  • Revised Pay Offer for Chief Officers & Chief Executives
  • PwC survey of local authority chief executives
  • Chairing and Leading Scrutiny Seminar
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 3 July 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 1 June 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC HR Bulletin, May 2018 Edition
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Committee High streets and town centres inquiry
  • Local Government News
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 3 July 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 25 May 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Derby City Council Leader Confirmed
  • EMC Privacy Notice
  • Pay Spine Workshop Summary
  • Quarterly Immigration statistics, including the latest figures for the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement scheme
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, June 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 18 May 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Pay Spine Implementation Workshop, 23 May 2018
  • East Midlands Councils - Political Balance and Membership Nominations
  • Westminster Hall debate, 17 May 2018 on Local Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committees
  • Planning and Housing News
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, June 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 11 May 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Northamptonshire County Council Commissioners Announced
  • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration – inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme
  • East Midlands Coaching Conference, 3 July 2018
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, June 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 4 May 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • 2018 Local Election Results
  • EMC Nomination Process news
  • Local government news
  • EMC HR Bulletin – April Edition
  • EMC Events, including Commercial Awareness Programme, June 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 27 April 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 20 April 2018

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EMC Policy Brief - 13 April 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 6 April 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Post-Brexit England Commission - East Midlands Roadshow, 11 May 2018
  • New government initiative to reduce rough sleeping
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference 2018, 3 July 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 28 March 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Post-Brexit England Commission – East Midlands Roadshow, 11 May 2018
  • Northamptonshire County Council
  • EMC HR Bulletin, March 2018 Edition
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training, two day programme starting in September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 23 March 2018  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • General Data Protection Regulation, seminars for Councillors and HR professionals
  • LGA Award winners in the East Midlands
  • Union Consultation Outcome on National Pay Offer
  • Homelessness services funding
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training, two day programme starting in September 2018

180318 Workforce Conference Flyer 20 April 18

EMC Policy Brief - 16 March 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Northamptonshire County Council best value inspection
  • Housing Announcements
  • Mental Health, Productivity and the Midlands Engine Event
  • Integrated Community Strategy Green Paper
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Network
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training, two day programme starting in September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 9 March 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Transport for the East Midlands and Midlands Connect – Shared Vision for the East Midlands
  • Asylum, Refugee and Modern Slavery Summit, 20 March 2018 Programme Published
  • Changes to National Planning Policy Framework
  • Update on Trade Union (Deductions of Union Subscriptions from Wages in the Public Sector) Regulations 2017
  • EMC Events, including LEAN Practitioner Training, two day programme starting in September 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 2 March 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands All Part Parliamentary Group
  • Asylum, Refugee Resettlement and Modern Slavery event, 20 March
  • Planning and Housing Announcements
  • EMC HR Bulletin – February Edition
  • EMC Events, including EMC’s GDPR for HR event revised date of 18 April 2018

TCPA - Securing Constructive Collaboration - FINAL  

EMC Policy Brief - 23 February 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC General Meeting, 2 March 2018
  • Asylum, Refugee Resettlement and Modern Slavery Summit on 20th March
  • Centre for Public Scrutiny’s Comprehensive Guide to Legislation on Overview and Scrutiny
  • EMC Events, including EMC’s GDPR for HR event on 1 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 16 February 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Summit on Asylum, Refugee Resettlement and Modern Slavery, 20 March 2018
  • Housing Funding, update on successful funding allocations in the East Midlands
  • Nottingham’s private rents as new licensing scheme
  • EMC Events, including EMC GDPR for HR event on 1 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 9 February 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • Northamptonshire County Council issue Section 114 Notice
  • Local Government Finance piece
  • Chief Officer Pay Claim 2018
  • EMC Events, including EMC Employment Law on 8 March 2018

English Language Requirements evaluation questions LGA regional workshops invite letter - Enabling School improvement

EMC Policy Brief - 2 February 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands All Part Parliamentary Group
  • Investment in local housing projects announcements – details of those in the East Midlands
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • EMC HR Bulletin – January Edition
  • EMC Events, including EMC Employment Law on 8 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 26 January 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Pay Negotiations Update
  • Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer List 2017, including Nottingham City Homes
  • EMC Events, including EMC Employment Law on 8 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 19 January 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • ‘Health inequalities in the East Midlands’ Public Health England East Midlands Report
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • Transport Committee, ‘Rail infrastructure investment inquiry submissions published, including submission from East Midlands Councils
  • Details of junior ministerial appointments, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • EMC Events, including EMC Employment Law on 8 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 12 January 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Charnwood Borough Council Awarded the Councillor Development Charter  
  • EMC General Meeting - The EMC General Meeting will now take place on Friday 2 March
  • Government, Midlands Connect & East Midlands Councils agree priorities to maximise the benefits of HS2 and improve services on the Midland Main Line
  • Launch of new national housing agency, Homes England
  • EMC Events, including taking the Notes Workshop on 22 March 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 5 January 2018

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • How well do you understand the health and wellbeing needs of your local community? Seminar for Councillors
  • Upcoming EMC Board dates, including the EMC General Meeting
  • Government consultation on Major Road Network
  • Centre for Public Scrutiny - Councillor resources on financial scrutiny
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills on 7 February 2018

Making it our Business - Commercial Awareness Programme details

EMC Policy Brief - 21 December 2017

  • 2017 Round up of EMC Activity and a look ahead to 2018
  • Local Government Finance Settlement 2018/19
  • East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership Briefing
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills on 7 February 2018

East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership Briefing December 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 15 December 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Summary of EMCs Growth and Infrastructure Work
  • Event on understanding the health and wellbeing needs local communities
  • Strategic Road Network Initial Report
  • Communities and Local Government Select Committee - on Scrutiny       
  • EMC Employment Law Update
  • EMC Events, including Negotiation Skills on 7 February 2018

EMC Policy Brief - 8 December 2017

This week's Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board
  • Housing Updates
  • National Pay Offer Update
  • Migration Statistics
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance for Councillors on 12 December 2017

 EMC Policy Brief - 1 December 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • The Social Mobility Commission and ‘State of the Nation’ Report
  • East Midlands Declaration Infrastructure Funding
  • HS2 News
  • EMC HR Bulletin – November Edition
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance, 12 December 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 24 November 2017

  • The Autumn Budget 2017
  • European Capital of Culture – News
  • LGA Publication, Councillor workbook: scrutiny of finance
  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit on Monday 27 November
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance, 12 December 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 17 November 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge – Results
  • Government House Building Figures
  • Public Health England's Chief Executive Duncan Friday Message
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance, 12 December 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 10 November 2017  

  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit, 27 November 2017 (confirmed speakers)
  • Controlling Migration Fund, funding announcements for authorities in the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge – Results from across the country
  • LGC Awards 2018 Shortlist
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance, 12 December 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 3 November 2017

  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017
  • BBC East Midlands Politics Show – features East Midlands council leaders letter to regions MPs
  • Housing Updates
  • EMC HR Bulletin, October Edition
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands LA Challenge, 16 November 2017 – sign up deadline approaching soon

EMC Policy Brief - 27 October 2017  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit: Driving Growth – Investing in our Infrastructure, 27 November 2017
  • Sunday Politics Show
  • Asylum, Refugee and Migration Task Group
  • EMC Events for Councillors, including Neighbourhood Planning on 3 November 2017
  • LGA Behavioural Insights Programme - grant funding

EMC Policy Brief - 20 October 2017

  • HS2 East event at the House of Commons
  • Council Leaders Write to East Midlands MPs regarding Public Expenditure in the East Midlands
  • Job Alert: Vacancy for Programme Manager - Strategic Infrastructure
  • Housing Updates
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands LA Challenge, 16 November 2017 – sign up deadline approaching soon

EMC Policy Brief - 13 October 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Infrastructure Summit: Driving Growth – Investing in our Infrastructure, 27 November 2017
  • EMC Consultation Response – East Midlands Franchise Consultation
  • Communities and Local Government Select Committee
  • EMC Policy Event for Councillors, including Neighbourhood Planning on 3 November 2017
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands LA Challenge, 16 November 2017 – sign up deadline approaching soon

EMC Policy Brief - 6 October 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Launch of East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy
  • Secondment Opportunity, Programme Manager – Strategic Infrastructure
  • Housing Announcements
  • EMC Policy Event for Councillors, including Neighbourhood Planning on 3 November 2017
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands LA Challenge, 16 November 2017 – sign up deadline approaching soon

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