Posts From March, 2023

Freeports Announcement (23.3.23) 

Cllr Andrew Morgan, Leader of the WLGA said: “This is good news for Wales. I would like to congratulate the three councils and their partners on securing freeport status. The proposals for Anglesey and for Neath Port Talbot and Pembrokeshire are... read more
Tuesday, 28 March 2023 Categories: News

Workforce challenges is top social care concern, report says 

Huge workforce challenges have been identified as one of the most significant ongoing risks in social care, in a report published today. The report is based on research commissioned by the WLGA in 2022 which surveyed senior council members and... read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 Categories: News

HMRC urges contractors not to get caught out by tax avoidance 

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging contractors in a wide range of roles across Local Government not to get caught out by unscrupulous promoters of tax avoidance schemes. Tax avoidance is when people bend the rules of the tax system to try to ... read more
Friday, 10 March 2023 Categories: Finance and Resources News

Council delivered free school meals extended to April and May holidays 

The WLGA has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that Free School Meal provision will continue to be available to children from lower income families for the Easter and Whitsun school holidays. £9m has been invested to help councils... read more
Thursday, 09 March 2023 Categories: Healthy Eating in Schools Lifelong Learning News

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