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  • East Midlands Council Feeds: HS2 Oakervee Review
    Oakervee Review: Submission from the East Midlands The Government has appointed Douglas Oakervee to lead a Panel to advise on whether HS2 should go ahead and if so in what form, for a ‘go/no go’ decision by the end of the 2019.  There is no representative from either the East Midlands or Midlands Connect/Engine on […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin, August 2019 Edition
    EMC HR Bulletin August 2019 The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the above link.  The August Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month focuses on Calculating Holiday Pay Entitlement for Casual Workers. Local News Sickness Absence Benchmarking results for the...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin July 2019
    The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available from here.  The July Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month focuses on Equal Pay. Local News Addressing the skills shortage in Planning Attracting & Developing Talent Event - 9th October 2019 Employee Wellbeing...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC and TfEM welcome appointment of new MD and Management Team for East Midlands Railway
    EMC and Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) have welcomed the appointment of Will Rogers as MD for the new East Midlands Railway Franchise, along with the appointment of a new Management Team.  TfEM looks forward to working in partnership with Will and his team, Network Rail and the Department for...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: New trains for the Midland Main Line will not be built in the East Midlands
    East Midlands Councils (EMC) is hugely disappointed by the news that a fleet of new inter-city bi-mode trains, to be introduced onto the Midland Main Line under the new East Midlands Railway Franchise, will not be built by Bombardier in Derby. The decision is a massive missed opportunity to support highly skilled local jobs and […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: East Midlands Councils Annual Report 2018-19
    The East Midlands Councils Annual Report  for 2018-19 has been published and will be presented to Councillors at the EMC Annual General meeting on 12 July. 100% of member councils benefitted from at least one of the EMC services during 2018-19.  The Annual Report covers the services provided by EMC, including lobbying for greater...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: LGA Annual Workforce Survey 2017-18
    LGA Annual Workforce Survey The LGA would like to thank those who contributed to the 2017/18 Workforce Survey as a national picture would not be possible without your support. A report looking at the national, district and single and upper results can be found here: https://www.local.gov.uk/local-government-workforce-survey-2017-18. For...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin June 2019
    The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available from here.  The June Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month on shared Parental Leave. Local News Regional Employers’ Board and Joint Council Meetings Apprenticeships in our Region Event information and information on...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Exit Pay Cap Consultation - Encouraging Your Responses
    The consultation closes on the Exit Pay Cap proposals on 3 July 2019. EMC is submitting a response on behalf of the region and thank you to everyone who has provided us with a copy of your submission to feed into our response. If you haven’t submitted a response to Government, you are encouraged to do […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Post 2020 Resettlement Scheme announcement
    EMC welcomes with the announcement made by the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, for the UK’s continued commitment of resettling refugees post 2020 (details here). The new scheme will combine the Vulnerable Person’s Resettlement Scheme, Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme and Gateway Protection plan with the aim of...

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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

  • HS2 Oakervee Review
    Oakervee Review: Submission from the East Midlands The Government has appointed Douglas Oakervee to lead a Panel to advise on whether HS2 should go ahead and if so in what form, for a ‘go/no go’ decision by the end of the 2019.  There is no representative from either the East Midlands or Midlands Connect/Engine on […]
  • EMC HR Bulletin, August 2019 Edition
    EMC HR Bulletin August 2019 The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the above link.  The August Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month focuses on Calculating Holiday Pay Entitlement for Casual Workers. Local News Sickness Absence Benchmarking results for the...
  • Levels of Public Investment in the East Midlands
    Levels of Public Investment in the East Midlands 2019
  • EMC HR Bulletin July 2019
    The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available from here.  The July Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month focuses on Equal Pay. Local News Addressing the skills shortage in Planning Attracting & Developing Talent Event - 9th October 2019 Employee Wellbeing...
  • EMC and TfEM welcome appointment of new MD and Management Team for East Midlands Railway
    EMC and Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) have welcomed the appointment of Will Rogers as MD for the new East Midlands Railway Franchise, along with the appointment of a new Management Team.  TfEM looks forward to working in partnership with Will and his team, Network Rail and the Department for...
  • New trains for the Midland Main Line will not be built in the East Midlands
    East Midlands Councils (EMC) is hugely disappointed by the news that a fleet of new inter-city bi-mode trains, to be introduced onto the Midland Main Line under the new East Midlands Railway Franchise, will not be built by Bombardier in Derby. The decision is a massive missed opportunity to support highly skilled local jobs and […]
  • East Midlands Councils Annual Report 2018-19
    The East Midlands Councils Annual Report  for 2018-19 has been published and will be presented to Councillors at the EMC Annual General meeting on 12 July. 100% of member councils benefitted from at least one of the EMC services during 2018-19.  The Annual Report covers the services provided by EMC, including lobbying for greater...
  • LGA Annual Workforce Survey 2017-18
    LGA Annual Workforce Survey The LGA would like to thank those who contributed to the 2017/18 Workforce Survey as a national picture would not be possible without your support. A report looking at the national, district and single and upper results can be found here: https://www.local.gov.uk/local-government-workforce-survey-2017-18. For...
  • EMC HR Bulletin June 2019
    The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available from here.  The June Bulletin covers; Employment Law expert Darren Newman’s article this month on shared Parental Leave. Local News Regional Employers’ Board and Joint Council Meetings Apprenticeships in our Region Event information and information on...
  • Exit Pay Cap Consultation - Encouraging Your Responses
    The consultation closes on the Exit Pay Cap proposals on 3 July 2019. EMC is submitting a response on behalf of the region and thank you to everyone who has provided us with a copy of your submission to feed into our response. If you haven’t submitted a response to Government, you are encouraged to do […]