The cost of workplace conflict

Fascinating statistics regarding the cost of workplace conflict taken from ACAS independent research report, ‘Estimating the cost of workplace conflict’ (published May 2021). Continue Reading The cost of workplace conflict

Preparation for the new exit payments data requirement

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have released the finalised specification for the new exit payments data requirement. Continue Reading Preparation for the new exit payments data requirement

Cyber Security update

The Home Office has launched a Call for Information on the Computer Misuse Act 1990. The Computer Misuse Act is the main UK legislation relating to cyber-dependent crime. Continue Reading Cyber Security update

Trade Unions reject 1.5% pay offer

The trade unions wrote to the National Employers to reject the 1.50% pay offer and have asked for urgent talks. Continue Reading Trade Unions reject 1.5% pay offer

National Employers make a pay offer (NJC)

The National Employers have made a pay offer on 14 May 2021 in respect of staff covered by the local government services (‘Green Book’) NJC. Continue Reading National Employers make a pay offer (NJC)

Employees travelling aboard

Summer holiday season is coming up so we have broken down the advice on employees travelling abroad to red, amber and green list countries. Continue Reading Employees travelling aboard

South East Apprentices shine bright in Apprentice of the Year 2021

On Thursday 22 April 2021 some of the brightest apprenticeship talent from the local government sector came together for the Apprentice of the Year event. More than 100 apprentices joined the virtual event to compete for the title of ‘Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2021’. During the event apprentices took part in six online activities based around a variety of disciplines including networking and enterprise.  Continue Reading South East Apprentices shine bright in Apprentice of the Year 2021

High court judgement for online and hybrid council meetings

The judgement states that when the Coronavirus Act powers lapse, councils will be obliged to hold meetings in person. New primary legislation is required to allow councils to meet and make decisions using virtual technology. Continue Reading High court judgement for online and hybrid council meetings

Mental Wellbeing

Mental ill-health can strike anyone at any time, never more so than during an ongoing period of stress like the COVID19 pandemic. Read on for resources and help. Continue Reading Mental Wellbeing

New requirement for exit payments data

Ministers have confirmed a new requirement for data on exit payments. All redundancy payments, pension fund strain costs and other special payments made in consequence of termination of employment or loss of office (but excluding payments on death or ill-health...

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We offer expert solutions and advice building a resilient public sector workforce in the South East. We are a small team of professionally qualified and highly experienced specialists focussing on Workforce, HR & OD, Democratic Services and Member Support. We also draw on the experience of our Associates to support other areas of business such as IT Security and Health and Safety.

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We can help you with your HR questions and provide resilience.  We also offer job evaluation and support with pay and grading.

Learning and Development

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IT Security Support (cyber)

SEE runs the South East Warning, Advisory and Reporting Point (SEGWARP).

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Information, advice and development support for Councillors and Democratic Services.

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

As trained employment mediators and investigators we can help resolve workplace issues.


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