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Coronavirus: information for councils
Spending Review 2020: On-the-Day Briefing
LGA responds to Spending Review
Employer Link: Analysis of Multi-academy trust workforce costs
Employer Link research
Employer Link: Multi-academy trusts - chief executive pay
As part of our pay benchmarking work, Employer Link has done a preliminary analysis of chief executive pay in Multi-academy trusts (MATS).
Digital infrastructure, connectivity and accessibility, 3 December 2020
Access to fast and reliable digital connectivity is a necessity for communities and businesses and will be essential to keeping pace with global developments as we emerge from COVID-19.
LGA responds to Ofsted annual report
“The pandemic has led to rising numbers of families facing exceptionally difficult circumstances and councils have worked tirelessly with schools to keep them open and children and their families safe and well, through online and virtual contact and resources, as well as high priority home visits."
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Local Authority Enforcement Powers and Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020, House of Commons, 1 December 2020
It is essential that councils have a range of tools at their disposal to allow them to work quickly to help suppress the virus in their communities and take action against non-compliant businesses before it is too late.
LGA responds to Shelter winter warning
“It’s a tragedy when anyone becomes homeless, and this highlights the growing pressures councils and their partners are under to help those in need of housing support, as a result of the pandemic."
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