YOUR MONTHLY E-BULLETIN – Issue 43; February 2016

Latest Consortium News

Consortium Collaboration Agreement

Each Consortium member organisation has signed up to an agreement with Sefton Council, as lead organisation, to commit to collaborating through the NWLC.
The current agreements end on 31st March 2016.
The new agreement will be sent out to Consortium organisation leads/Heads of Service for signature very soon.

Solicitors Framework

…evaluation well underway
The evaluation panel are well into their work and the Consortium Board will soon be meeting to consider the appointments to the new Solicitors Framework.
Just as soon as the appointments are made all Consortium members will receive a briefing on the new arrangements in time for the start of contracts on 1st April 2016.
Exciting times.

NEW Consortium Practice Managers Group

The Practice Managers Group met at the Manchester office of Weightmans on Thursday 4th February 2016.
If you are interested in hearing more about what the Group plans for the future then contact Beryl Heath on


Don’t forget to let us know when you have new colleagues joining your organisation (and leaving too of course)
All you need to do is drop a quick e-mail to or with the detail of the staff changes and we’ll take it from there!

Free Consortium healthchecks are available to member authorities to spread the word about the benefits of membership of the Consortium, explain how the website can be used and basically do a bit of a healthcheck as to what each authority uses the Consortium for etc and how best we can assist.

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