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Coronavirus: information for councils
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LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
'I felt personally responsible when we had a local outbreak'
Dr Shade Agboola, Director of Public Health, Warwickshire County Council.
'The community are our eyes and ears'
Stephen Gunther, Director of Public Health, Walsall Council.
Councillor workbook: Health in All Policies and COVID-19
The workbook is designed to prompt reflection, insight and to identify actions to improve practice and support your work in adapting your approach to population health and the council’s public health resource in the context of COVID-19.
We ended up the 'guinea pigs' for test and trace
Matt Lenny, Director of Public Health, North Somerset Council.
‘The challenges have come thick and fast – and will continue to do so’
Ian Ashworth, Director of Public Health, Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Meat factory outbreak 'taught us a lot'
Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Director of Public Health, Kirklees Council.
LGA and NALC join forces to tackle loneliness
"Working together and toward a common goal we can build connected communities equipped and resourced to respond effectively to a wide range of needs.”
This guide outlines the current loneliness policy context, uses a range of case studies to demonstrate effective local delivery models working in practice, and provides useful check lists and top tips on how to measure and evaluate outputs.
School teachers' pay and conditions Q&As
These Questions and Answers on pay and terms & conditions have been formulated by the LGA Schools Sounding Board members who are experienced at applying the STPCD and Burgundy Book in their authorities.
LGA report: Attracting investment for local infrastructure: a guide for councils
“Councils have proven that they are already leaders of place. This guidance will help councils to attract investment in the right infrastructure to help their communities meet their full potential.”
Deduction of a day’s pay
Q: What deduction should be made from salary if the employee takes a days’ authorised (or unauthorised) unpaid leave? A1: If you contractually follow
Head teachers’ pay
Q1. Can governors alter the head teacher’s pay range and if so in what circumstances and through what process? A1: The head teacher’s pay range is
Attracting investment for local infrastructure
Infrastructure plays a critical role supporting local communities and the local economy. It can unlock an area’s potential, enable residents to access new education, skills, and work opportunities, support local retail and business areas, and increase the viability of new sites for homes and businesses.
LGA responds to Government pocket parks programme
The LGA has long made the case for the importance of green and outdoor spaces for people’s health and wellbeing.
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