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  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Latest Regional Analysis on the Regional Impact of Covid-19
    The Midlands Engine State of the Region provides the latest update on the impact of Covid-19 on the regional economy here . Work is also on-going to better understand the capacity and challenges within the voluntary sector, with the publication of a ‘barometer’ and data dashboard (available here) The dashboard will be...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: East Midlands responds to the migration crisis
    The situation along the south coast has been widely reported over recent months, where significant numbers of migrants, including unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), have been arriving across the Channel in small boats. The number of unaccompanied children being taken into the care of local authorities in the affected areas has...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: LGA Draft Submission - MHCLG Consultation on Exit Reform
    MHCLG is currently consulting on Local Government Exit Pay Reform and the consultation closes on 9th November 2020. Details of how to respond are in the consultation document and responses should be sent to LGExitPay@communities.gov.uk with the subject heading ‘Consultation on Exit Payment Cap’. Further information on the...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020   This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Regional Employment Law Update, 4 November Spending Review to conclude late November Toton and Chetwynd Masterplan consultation EU Settlement Scheme Applications Exceed 4 Million EMC Events, including Taking your training remote, December...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC Virtual Workshop – Scrutiny: Reset and Recovery, 10 November Midlands Engine Economic Impact of Covid-19, Edition 9:14 September Exit Pay Cap update Craftworkers’ Pay Agreement 2020-21 EMC Events, including Taking your training remote...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Exit Pay Cap Update
    The legislation to implement the £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector has completed the Parliamentary process and was signed into law last night meaning the regulations, and therefore the cap, come into force on 4 November 2020.   As yet neither the Guidance nor Directions to...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Prime Minister announces new local COVID Alert Levels
    Details on new local COVID Alert Levels set out by the Prime Minister, the press release is available here and useful information on the alert levels below. Local Covid Alert Levels Local COVID Alert Levels -Table Comparison
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Coronavirus enforcement - £60 million funding for Police forces and local councils East Midlands leaders call for full delivery of HS2’s Eastern Leg to bridge East – West divide East Midlands Annual General Meeting Extra...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC HR Bulletin, September 2020 Edition "Permitted development" homes to meet space standards Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport New project to find young refugees a home - Place to Call...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Virtual Recruitment Assessment Centre
    A case study on delivering a Virtual Assessment Centre for Recruitment In September 2020, EMC colleagues delivered a virtual recruitment assessment centre in partnership with an East Midlands local authority for 37 shortlisted candidates as part of their successful graduate development programme. Given the current situation we worked...

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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

  • Latest Regional Analysis on the Regional Impact of Covid-19
    The Midlands Engine State of the Region provides the latest update on the impact of Covid-19 on the regional economy here . Work is also on-going to better understand the capacity and challenges within the voluntary sector, with the publication of a ‘barometer’ and data dashboard (available here) The dashboard will be...
  • East Midlands responds to the migration crisis
    The situation along the south coast has been widely reported over recent months, where significant numbers of migrants, including unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), have been arriving across the Channel in small boats. The number of unaccompanied children being taken into the care of local authorities in the affected areas has...
  • LGA Draft Submission - MHCLG Consultation on Exit Reform
    MHCLG is currently consulting on Local Government Exit Pay Reform and the consultation closes on 9th November 2020. Details of how to respond are in the consultation document and responses should be sent to LGExitPay@communities.gov.uk with the subject heading ‘Consultation on Exit Payment Cap’. Further information on the...
  • EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 23 October 2020   This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Regional Employment Law Update, 4 November Spending Review to conclude late November Toton and Chetwynd Masterplan consultation EU Settlement Scheme Applications Exceed 4 Million EMC Events, including Taking your training remote, December...
  • EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief 16 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC Virtual Workshop – Scrutiny: Reset and Recovery, 10 November Midlands Engine Economic Impact of Covid-19, Edition 9:14 September Exit Pay Cap update Craftworkers’ Pay Agreement 2020-21 EMC Events, including Taking your training remote...
  • Exit Pay Cap Update
    The legislation to implement the £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector has completed the Parliamentary process and was signed into law last night meaning the regulations, and therefore the cap, come into force on 4 November 2020.   As yet neither the Guidance nor Directions to...
  • Prime Minister announces new local COVID Alert Levels
    Details on new local COVID Alert Levels set out by the Prime Minister, the press release is available here and useful information on the alert levels below. Local Covid Alert Levels Local COVID Alert Levels -Table Comparison
  • EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 9 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: Coronavirus enforcement - £60 million funding for Police forces and local councils East Midlands leaders call for full delivery of HS2’s Eastern Leg to bridge East – West divide East Midlands Annual General Meeting Extra...
  • EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020
    EMC Policy Brief - 2 October 2020 This week’s Briefing includes updates on: EMC HR Bulletin, September 2020 Edition "Permitted development" homes to meet space standards Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport New project to find young refugees a home - Place to Call...
  • Virtual Recruitment Assessment Centre
    A case study on delivering a Virtual Assessment Centre for Recruitment In September 2020, EMC colleagues delivered a virtual recruitment assessment centre in partnership with an East Midlands local authority for 37 shortlisted candidates as part of their successful graduate development programme. Given the current situation we worked...