Tags: Coronavirus

  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2

Be prepared... for home-working requests

As more council staff return to the workplace, our HR expert Chris Moses has advised council management teams to be prepared to deal with requests for 'home-working'.

'More and more Council offices and facilities are continuing to reopen, and more workers are returning to them,' says Chris.

'However, it's not business as usual. Many Councils are looking to hybrid, flexible approaches and offering a mix... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 14:28 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Employment, HR

COURT orders return to "physical meetings" from May 7th.

Following a ruling in the High Court this afternoon (April 28th), physical meetings of parish and town councils must re-commence from May 7th.

Cllr Sue Baxter, chairman of NALC, responded: "I am extremely disappointed that the application to the High Court regarding remote meetings has been dismissed.

"All councils must now return to holding physical meetings from 7 May. This includes around 2,000 local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 17:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus

Returning to work - an HR guide for councils

With shielding due to end on April 1st, our HR expert Chris Moses has put together a briefing document aimed at guiding councils through the process of post-lockdown risk assessments. The guide can be viewed here on the DALC website.

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 13:10 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Employment, HR

Guidance on Play Areas

On 26 June, the government produced guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms. NALC will be engaging with the government on the impractical nature of much of this guidance and the financial implication for local councils.

RoSPA has provided NALC with additional information to complement government guidance:

The government has announced that in England children's playgrounds are allowed to open... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:34 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

Arts fund and Re-imagine Grants

The Arts Fund has announced new Respond and Reimagine Grants to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the COVID-19 crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the future.

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2