We work with councils and their partners to help create a workforce able to respond to major changes within the public sector.
We have the very latest information and advice for managing the local government workforce in relation to COVID-19.
We will update these pages regularly and also provide information via the Workforce Team twitter account on @LGAWorkforce.
We’ve updated our COVID-19 employment law FAQs for England to include advice on managing self-isolation, employees travelling abroad, mandatory vaccinations, long COVID and more.
The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions draft for consultation (31st report) has launched. The DfE have issued formal notification of the publication of the 31st STRB report and the launch of an 8 week consultation.
COVID update: workplace safety in Stage 4 – Information for local authority employers as the COVID restrictions are removed from Monday 19 July 2021
Our new Diverse by Design guide captures 15 key steps to help local government employers to embed fair values, systems and behaviours throughout their organisation.
- Local government workforce summary data – March 2021
- Developing hybrid working in local government – An overview of some of the key considerations of developing a hybrid working organisation and information about a series of round table events to help us to develop a hybrid working model for local government to use.
The LGA's guidance on the Job Retention Scheme is updated regularly
- LGA COVID-19 workforce survey summary reports are collated here. Councils can access their own and comparative data in LG Inform.
The Modification order
The primary significance of the Order is in relation to redundancy.
Responding to the COVID-19 recovery: building organisational development capacity in local government
The LGA and North West Employers are working together to support council’s OD professionals in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Timewise Councils Initiative
Supporting organisations to drive cultural change and best practice on flexible working, as a way to retain and attract the best talent, and maximise their performance.