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Surplus stationery and equipmentDo you have surplus office stationery, furniture or equipment that you no longer need or use?01 October 2009
Get fit at the National Water Sports CentreThe National Water Sports Centre has introduced new membership packages which offer fantastic value for unlimited access to its world-class water facilities and gym.05 October 2009
Living Libraries with Living BooksBorrow a person as well as a book in the Living Library, try yoga among the bookshelves, or unwind your mind with a reading prescription from the Book Doctor.05 October 2009
New ICT training programmeTraining events for the period October 2009 to March 2010 are now available to book on the Learning and Development System (LDS). Information regarding training event contents and the scheduled dates can be found in our Training Programme.06 October 2009
Changes to Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) checksThe criteria for deciding which posts need a CRB check are changing to include more roles. From the 12 October 2009 new ‘enhanced’ level checks will replace the existing ‘standard’ level check. 09 October 2009
Text to keep up-to-dateDo you want to be kept informed about the latest issues affecting County Council employees? Subscribe to the County Council's  text messaging service.12 October 2009
Carers' Resource Pack - can you help?Are you a member of staff who also has carer responsibilities outside of the workplace? The workforce planning team and the Carers’ Unit within the Adult Social Care and Health department want to develop a pack that can be used by staff who are also carers.12 October 2009
Have you seen the latest edition of InContact?We've streamlined InContact distribution following feedbackfrom the Bright ideas scheme. We want to make sure everyone gets to see a copy to keep up with the latest news.13 October 2009
ICT Fact Sheets - now availableA recent article relating to the ICT Training programme announced that a series of downloadable ICT fact sheets would shortly be made available. This initiative originated as a suggestion submitted under the Bright Ideas scheme by Clare Quigley and has been launched as a new ICT Training area on the Intranet called Fact Sheets.13 October 2009
Local government pay award 2009The pay award has been settled for spinal column points 1-57. The new rates and the arrears will be included in October's pay. 14 October 2009

National Local Government Pay Award

The trade unions and employers have recently reached agreement on the national local Government Pay Award.

The agreement includes a one off lump sum payment and a 2.2% pay increase for all eligible employees.


Big issues

Visit Big issues to find out the latest on:

  • Jobs and redundancies
  • The Improvement Programme including BMS, service reviews, ways of working and organisational redesign
  • Job evaluation
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