Local Authority Challenge 2019

We hosted the 2019 Local Authority Challenge for the North East in the wonderful Emirates Riverside on Thursday 28 November 2019.  Authorities from Yorkshire and Humber region also participated in the event. This year, 18 teams took part in the Challenge: Barnsley District Council Darlington Borough Council Durham County Council Durham & Darlington Fire &…

Regional Pay Roadshow – 2 September 2019

On Monday 2 September the Local Government Association (LGA) held the first of it’s consultative “Regional Pay Roadshows” in the North East region. The event was led by Harry Honnor, Principal Negotiating Officer at the LGA, and all 12 councils in the region were represented. At the start of the meeting regional officers from UNISON,…