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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

  • EMC HR Bulletin March 2020
    The March 2020 edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available here.
  • EMC Office Arrangements
    An update from all of us at East Midlands Councils  During this time of uncertainty, change and challenge, we at East Midlands Councils are working to ensure that we keep our people safe while continuing to deliver the high quality services you are used to. Following the latest government advice, we have put in place...
  • Council tax: COVID-19 hardship fund 2020 to 2021 - guidance
    The Government has published the latest COVID-19 guidance for Local Authorities https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/council-tax-covid-19-hardship-fund-2020-to-2021-guidance 
  • NJC Circular - Coronavirus COVID-19, Critical Workers - 23 March 2020
    NJC Circular - Coronavirus COVID-19, Critical Workers - 23 March 2020 Please see below an NJC Circular providing further advice, which this time relates to critical workers. NJC Circ Coronavirus and Critical Workers 23Mar20
  • Economic Support Measures - Covid
    Budget announced £30 billion package of support.  On 17th March, support to individuals and businesses was extended, including package of £330 billion of government-backed and guaranteed loans – equivalent to 15% of GDP.  The measures announced to date are likely to be the opening salvos. Local Authority...
  • Novel Coronavirus COVID-19: Working at home
    Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 - Working at home The NJC has issued further advice about the developing situation. Please see attached (17th March 2020)
  • Cancelled Pay Briefing - 17th March
    Given the evolving situation with the new Coronavirus, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the regional pay briefing meeting that had been arranged for tomorrow afternoon. We hope that you understand this decision, but our key priority is for people’s wellbeing and to reduce any risks.  We are exploring alternative...
  • Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
    The NJC has issued further advice about the developing situation. Please see attached circular. (6th March 2020)
  • Local Authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former UASC Care Leavers in the East Midlands.
    EMC has produced an analysis of local authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child (UASC) Care Leavers in the East Midlands. The report confirms the actual costs incurred by councils in the East Midlands in providing Leaving Care services to former UASC aged 18-24, and forms a companion paper...
  • EMC HR Bulletin, February 2020 Edition
    EMC HR Bulletin February 2020  The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The February Bulletin includes:- Employment Law Expert Darren Newman and his regular article - this month it looks at Parental Bereavement Leave. Local News Regional Pay Briefing, 17 March 2020 East...