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The trade union for local authority chief executives and senior managers

Jul 18

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PRESENTATION ON ANNUAL ALLOWANCE FOR PENSIONS: 2018 AGM

ALACE members can see (in the Members' Area of the website) the presentation that Cheryl Miller, one of the pensions consultants, gave at this year's AGM. You will also find there full information about the new service offered by Close Asset Management to assist you with completing your tax return in respect of the annual allowance, an issue that is relevant to a growing number of ALACE... Read More »

Jun 18

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ALACE SECURES DOUBLING OF PAY OFFER FOR CHIEF EXECUTIVES

ALACE has secured a much improved offer from the Local Government Employers. The revised offer of 2% in 2018 and in 2019 has been accepted as it matches the increase for the generality of staff.  It contrasts with the original offer of 1% for one year only. You can read our news release here, the employers' revised offer here, and ALACE's acceptance letter here.  These increases apply to... Read More »

Jun 18

2

PAY NEGOTIATIONS

The Chair, Vice Chair and Hon Secretary of ALACE had a useful meeting with representatives of the Local Government Employers on 30 May to discuss the pay increase for chief executives. Members listened carefully to the points made by ALACE and they agreed to reflect and take further soundings from political colleagues over the next couple of weeks. We look forward to the outcome of those... Read More »

Apr 18

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ALACE REJECTS “VERY DISAPPOINTING” PAY OFFER

ALACE has rejected the offer of the Employers’ Side for staff covered by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Chief Executives of Local Authorities. The offer was made on 10 April and is for 1% for 2018-19 only, when the employers have agreed an increase for the generality of local government staff worth 2% a year for two years. Tracey Lee, Chair of ALACE, said  "Our claim made clear... Read More »