COVID-19

Ministers reject calls for council meetings to be held online

Councils must continue holding meetings in person, the Government has said, as it rejected calls to introduce laws despite the spread of the Omicron variant. Lord Greenhalgh, a minister of state at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, confirmed the policy in response to a written question. Last month the LGA had called […]

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Plan B – NALC Update

Please see below some guidance from the NALC legal team. Further guidance will be issued as things develop and become clearer. Yesterday evening, 8 December, the Prime Minister announced a move to Plan B in England following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. The government last night issued guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-confirms-move-to-plan-b-in-england and expects to issue

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HR Webinar

Attached information which may be of assistance when considering return to work for various employees and sections.  Risk Assessments should be carried out etc and Government Advice Guidelines should still be followed. HR specialist Partnership (HRSP) have agreed that County Officers can circulate the link below to a webinar covering returning to ‘normal’ conditions plus

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