On Wednesday 2nd February 2022
At 12.00 - 1.30pm
Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workforce, yet the subject of living with the menopause at work is seldom talked about.
UNISON invites you to a lunch and learn event about the menopause and work.
You are welcome to attend the event, where we will discuss the issues surrounding menopause in the workplace in a friendly, supportive,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:41 by Alison Robinson
The recharging of election costs to town and parish councils for the cost of elections - Cotswold District
Please see statement form Cotswold District Council.
As you know, a report was initially tabled for the December meeting of Cabinet. We were considering charging town and parish councils for their elections for two reasons: (i) the overall financial position of the Council means we need to look to make savings and increase revenue and (ii) elections are of direct benefit to the relevant parishes and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:13 by Alison Robinson
Hinton PC have achieved the Foundation level of the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) which demonstrates 'quality' at a foundation level.
There are three levels to LCAS; 'Foundation', 'Quality' and 'Quality Gold'. This is a nationally awarded scheme which is managed by the National Assocation of Local Councils (NALC).
If you are interested in achieving this status please contact NALC directly, and/or... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 15:57 by Anita Sach
Stroud District Council is inviting applications from organisations for funds to help support communities recover in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Community Wellbeing Grant is for groups who work with their communities to reduce inequality and promote aspects of wellbeing such as physical, mental and financial health, social connection, arts, culture, heritage and the environment.
It is intended... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 12:13 by Alison Robinson
Happy New Year to all,
We are all back in the office and ready for another exciting and positive year.
Posted: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 12:17 by Alison Robinson
Merry Christmas all,
We send you warm wishes and look forward to a prosperous 2022 together.
All the best
Alison, Sue, Anita and Kerrin
Posted: Fri, 24 Dec 2021 14:11 by Alison Robinson
The NALC legal team issued two sets of guidance following the Prime Minister's announcement on 8th December of a move to Covid Plan B in England. Given the increase in cases, the prevalence of the Omicron variant and the inability for local councils to hold remote meetings, we advised councils to consider not meeting in December if possible. At the time of writing it appears there will... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Dec 2021 12:22 by Alison Robinson
Last week the NALC chair, Cllr Keith Stevens, attended a ministerial roundtable along with colleagues from the Local Government Association plus a ministerial webinar with council leaders. Issues covered the challenges facing councils in supporting the pandemic response, social care, provisional local government finance settlement and remote meetings. On remote meetings, ministers were... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 14:43 by Alison Robinson