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  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EU Referendum Results - East Midlands Analysis
      UK Leave - 51.9% Remain - 48.1% Turnout - 72.2% England Leave - 53.4% Remain - 46.6% Turnout - 73.0% East Midlands Leave - 58.8% Remain - 41.2% Turnout - 74.2% The highest regional turnout was the South East...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin, June 2016 Edition
    The June Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin explore the benefits of mediation and provides results of a recent survey on occupational health providers, and an up-to-date picture of the take-up of the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage. The Bulletin includes the monthly article from employment law expert Darren Newman, which focuses on...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: East Midlands Housing Review - Building our Future
    There is no doubt that we are facing a national housing crisis with the need for housing far exceeding the supply of decent, affordable homes.  In partnership with the National Housing Federation and local housing providers, East Midlands Councils has set out many of the key housing challenges in the region, the changing housing...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Joint NEWS Release from East Midlands Councils and Directors of Children's Services
    Councils Reject Ofsted Accusation of a ‘Culture of Complacency’ The Response of Councils to the Criticism of Ofsted on the Quality of Education in the East Midlands  All leaders in the education system across the East Midlands passionately believe that every child deserves a good education to enable them to achieve their...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: May's HR Bulletin
    Please find attached below May’s HR Bulletin, which will provide you with a single-information point on the main developments in HR, including the latest on pay negotiations.  Our employment law article from Darren Newman provides advice on whether HR policies are contractual.  The bulletin also provides information...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Blind Workshops Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    Agreement has today (17.5.16) been reached on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017 for employees covered by the NJC for Workshops for the Blind. Details are set out in the attached NJC circular.
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Craftworker Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    Agreement has today (17.5.16) been reached on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017 for local authority Craft & Associated Employees. Details are set out in the attached JNC circular.
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: LGS Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    The LGA have today (16.5.16) informed us that agreement has today been reached with the NJC Trade Union Side on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017. Details are set out on the link below. LGS Pay 2016-17 - 16.5.16
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Circular - Chief Executives' Handbook
    EMC has been working with the National Employers at the LGA to develop guidance for authorities on disciplinary arrangements following the removal of the Designated Independent Persons statutory provisions.  Our intention is to provide employers’ guidance soon after national agreement has been reached on all aspects of the process...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin
    This month provides a snapshot of recent HR developments including local government pay, a guide to the apprenticeship levy and the survival of the check off facility for trade union subscriptions. In his article, our employment law specialist, Darren Newman, looks deeply into the question of whether or not an employee is disabled. The issue...

RSS Crime and Justice – UK Crime News

  • Man Charged with Offences After EDL Protest in Sheldon ukcri.me/64985
    A man has been charged with several offences after being arrested during an English Defence League protest in Sheldon on Saturday 25 June.Thomas Johnstone, of Hitchen Road in Luton, Bedfordshire, has been charged with two counts of racially aggravated public order, two counts of threatening behaviour and obstructing police.The 30-year-old […]
  • Teen Who Left Door Open So Burglars Could Rob His Friends Jailed ukcri.me/64982
    A teenage boy who arranged for his friends to be held at knife-point and robbed of a £16,000 luxury watch has been jailed for nine years.The boy, aged 16, from Glenrosa Street in Fulham was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court to an extended sentence of 14 years’ imprisonment, comprising of […]
  • Four Convicted Following Kidnapping and Torture ukcri.me/64979
    A woman and three men who kidnapped and tortured a vulnerable 32-year-old man for four days have been sentenced to a total of 16 years in prison.All four were sentence at Inner London Crown Court on Thursday, 16 June having previously pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing and was […]
  • CCTV Issued to Identify Newham Assault Suspects ukcri.me/64976
    Detectives from Newham Borough investigating an assault have issued CCTV footage of two men they wish to identify and speak to in connection with the incident.On Sunday, 5 June police were called at around 01:20hrs to a report of an assault outside Barclays Bank in High Street North, Newham.Officers and […]
  • Drugs Arrest After Newport Raid ukcri.me/64974
    At approximately 3:00pm on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Gwent Police carried out a search warrant at an address on Nash Road, Newport.A 19 year old male from the Newport area was arrested on suspicion of intent to supplying class A and B drugs.He was charged and remanded to Newport magistrates […]
  • Image Released After Racial Abuse on Sheffield to Nottingham Train ukcri.me/64971
    British Transport Police would like to speak to the man pictured after a couple were racially abused on board a train travelling between Sheffield and Nottingham.At around 8pm on Sunday, 22 May, a couple boarded the train at Sheffield and sat in the middle of the carriage.A man also boarded […]
  • Appeal to Find Woman After Homophobic Incident in Brighton ukcri.me/64967
    Officers would like to speak to the woman pictured in relation to an incident of homophobic abuse in Brighton.At around 8.15am on 15 May, a woman jumped over the barrier at Brighton train station to try and get onto the train without a ticket.When challenged by a male member of […]
  • Appeal Following Assault Outside Scarborough Takeaway ukcri.me/64959
    Police are appealing for information about an assault outside a Scarborough takeaway.The incident happened on Westborough outside Memossa takeaway in Scarborough at 1am on 19/06/16 and involved a male grabbing a female by the wrists and pushing her to the floor after a disagreement within Memossa takeaway.The incident has left […]
  • Appeal Following Thefts of Defibrillators in London ukcri.me/64964
    British Transport Police officers are releasing images of a man following a series of thefts of defibrillators across London stations.The incidents have occurred at: Loughton rail station on 2 April at 3pm Woodford rail station on 5 April at 12.55am Stratford rail station on 2 April at 10.15pm Bow Road […]
  • Appeal After Schoolboy Racially Abused and Assaulted on Train in Manchester ukcri.me/64961
    The incident occurred on Wednesday, 4 May, shortly before 5pm.Investigating officer PC Lee Valentine said: “The victim boarded the 4.56pm East Didsbury to Manchester Piccadilly service and was immediately subject to a barrage of vile racist abuse by a fellow passenger who had boarded the service at East Didsbury.“The man, […]

East Midlands Councils

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The East Midlands Regional Assembly has met for the last time before being abolished.

The assembly, which had its final meeting on Friday, includes MEPs, business representatives, and local politicians nominated from councils.

It was launched in Leicester in 1998, but is now being scrapped along with seven other assemblies in England. BBC

  • EU Referendum Results - East Midlands Analysis
      UK Leave - 51.9% Remain - 48.1% Turnout - 72.2% England Leave - 53.4% Remain - 46.6% Turnout - 73.0% East Midlands Leave - 58.8% Remain - 41.2% Turnout - 74.2% The highest regional turnout was the South East...
  • EMC HR Bulletin, June 2016 Edition
    The June Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin explore the benefits of mediation and provides results of a recent survey on occupational health providers, and an up-to-date picture of the take-up of the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage. The Bulletin includes the monthly article from employment law expert Darren Newman, which focuses on...
  • East Midlands Housing Review - Building our Future
    There is no doubt that we are facing a national housing crisis with the need for housing far exceeding the supply of decent, affordable homes.  In partnership with the National Housing Federation and local housing providers, East Midlands Councils has set out many of the key housing challenges in the region, the changing housing...
  • Joint NEWS Release from East Midlands Councils and Directors of Children's Services
    Councils Reject Ofsted Accusation of a ‘Culture of Complacency’ The Response of Councils to the Criticism of Ofsted on the Quality of Education in the East Midlands  All leaders in the education system across the East Midlands passionately believe that every child deserves a good education to enable them to achieve their...
  • May's HR Bulletin
    Please find attached below May’s HR Bulletin, which will provide you with a single-information point on the main developments in HR, including the latest on pay negotiations.  Our employment law article from Darren Newman provides advice on whether HR policies are contractual.  The bulletin also provides information...
  • Blind Workshops Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    Agreement has today (17.5.16) been reached on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017 for employees covered by the NJC for Workshops for the Blind. Details are set out in the attached NJC circular.
  • Craftworker Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    Agreement has today (17.5.16) been reached on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017 for local authority Craft & Associated Employees. Details are set out in the attached JNC circular.
  • LGS Pay 2016-18: Final Agreement
    The LGA have today (16.5.16) informed us that agreement has today been reached with the NJC Trade Union Side on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017. Details are set out on the link below. LGS Pay 2016-17 - 16.5.16
  • Circular - Chief Executives' Handbook
    EMC has been working with the National Employers at the LGA to develop guidance for authorities on disciplinary arrangements following the removal of the Designated Independent Persons statutory provisions.  Our intention is to provide employers’ guidance soon after national agreement has been reached on all aspects of the process...
  • EMC HR Bulletin
    This month provides a snapshot of recent HR developments including local government pay, a guide to the apprenticeship levy and the survival of the check off facility for trade union subscriptions. In his article, our employment law specialist, Darren Newman, looks deeply into the question of whether or not an employee is disabled. The issue...