Policy and Procedure Review

NEREO is able to advise organisations on policies and procedures as well as helping you to write them. We have advised Regional Bodies, Local Authorities, Fire and Rescue Services, Town and Parish Councils, Housing Associations, the Probation Service, Schools & Academies and Voluntary Sector Bodies over many years. We have recently worked with organisations to…

Regional, National & International Representation

NEREO represents the North East local authorities at a number of national forums. We share information, discuss possible solutions to problems and bring valuable information back into the region. We are currently your voice at: National Association of Regional Employers – This is a quarterly meeting of Employers’ organisations, with Chairs of Executive Committees and the…

Employment Law Updates

Employment Law is constantly changing to take into accounts rulings in courts both at home and in the European Court. NEREO has access to a number of information sources at national and European level and we keep abreast of what is happening.  We have a library of current information and send regular bulletins to our…

Job Evaluation and Equal Pay

Job evaluation is a systematic process for establishing the relative value of jobs. The principles that underpin NEREO’s approach to effective job evaluation are; Ensure that the job evaluation scheme to be used is appropriate for all jobs; Involve job holders in the process as much as possible to ensure all relevant job information is…

HR Advice

NEREO is able to support the Human Resource function in your organisation in a number of ways. We can offer advice and guidance on technical HR matters such as disciplinary and grievance investigations, sickness absence, organisational review and design, and senior management salaries. We have a number of Associates who are ex Heads of HR,…

Team Development, MBTI and Belbin

Whether you are going through another major change, have a new manager or are forming a new team, NEREO can support you by offering some team development. This can be done either as a one-off event or as part of an ongoing programme. NEREO have qualified associates to use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator with your team to…

E-Learning and Online Training

We can help you develop bespoke e-learning materials for many of the development opportunities offered. If you require any additional information please contact Maureen O’Keefe: mokeefe@nereo.gov.uk

Elected Member Development

NEREO is an organisation that understands the needs of Elected Members and works closely with them for the benefit of their authority and the region. NEREO delivers a wide variety of learning and development opportunities for Elected Members as well as regular forums for debate. In addition, we can support in-house training programmes on a…

In House Learning and Development

NEREO provides bespoke and tailored in house training support to those organisations which don’t possess the capacity or the capability to deliver the  training courses themselves.  This support work involves designing training courses and workshops which are built around the organisation’s specific requirements; this may include the use of the organisation’s existing procedures and templates,…

Conferences and Events

Conferences and events are planned according to needs identified by Member Organisations and Partners. Some of the conferences are in the North East, but some are cross-regional, offering an opportunity to discuss important issues with colleagues from the North West, Yorkshire and Humber and Northern Ireland. Some of the events NEREO has organised recently, with…