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HR Advisory / Support Services

Through the in depth expertise and experience of our team of HR, Training and Organisational Development professionals, we ensure a committed, responsive, results-oriented, effective service. We work closely with our national colleagues at the LGA and other regional employer organisations to represent the interests of our member organisations and ensure their voice is heard at both national and european level.  We also work with these partners on the development of employer policy and guidance across the sector.

The Employers Service offers a range of services to its members outlined below. 
  • Independent and Professional Advice on all HR matters within a 24 hour turnaround time in most cases.
  • HR Advisory Bulletins to help keep abreast of new legislation
  • Information on Local Authority Terms and Conditions including:
    • changes and developments
    • interpretation on local and national conditions of service
    • detailed advice on the statutory framework covering teachers 
  • Frequently asked questions library
  • Direct provision and facilitating access to high quality and subsidised employee development programmes
  • Facilitation and co-ordination of number of regional networks and events
  • Co-ordinating and developing responses to National and European consultations on employment legislation 
  • Provide an effective regional dispute resolution mechanism, where necessary, brokering solutions and agreement with trade union colleagues, including Joint Secretarial interventions. 
  • Representing the regions authorities on employment matters such as terms and conditions, national pay and conditions and a wide range of employment related issues
  • Benchmarking covering market pay data, employment related policy frameworks, workforce information and statistics and best practice
  • Consultancy Services covering
    • Mediation
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Job Evaluation
    • Discipline and grievance case management
    • Training and development
    • Investigations
    • Interim HR professionals
    • Psychometric testing