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Types of contract: local authority

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Consultant author: Laurie Anstis


  • The public sector apprenticeship target applies to local authorities with 250 or more employees. (See Public sector apprenticeship target)
  • The Green Book prescribes that the pay and conditions of service applied to part-time employees in local authorities should be pro rata those of comparable full-time employees in the same authority. (See Part-time contracts)
  • It has been found that retained fire-fighters could be employed on "the same or broadly similar work" as whole-time fire-fighters. (See Retained fire-fighters)
  • The Local Government Association has published a guide to the law on casual workers, which gives guidance on the employment status of casual workers. (See Guide to casual workers)