Renfrewshire Council

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Latest staff news

Latest news, events, stories, information and support for colleagues across the Council.

Setting the Council budget - a colleague update from Chief Executive, Alan Russell

22 September - Managing the Council's finances over the next three years


Alerting students and young people to online threats

22 September - Cyber security architect, Carol Peters, shares her insights and top takeaways from this month's RenSafeOnline campaign


Family-friendly Recovery Walk in Paisley this Saturday

22 September - Paisley town centre will host a national family-friendly event this Saturday afternoon (24 September) to help change perceptions of people in recovery from alcohol and drugs


Come along to the next working carers 'Care for a cuppa' event

21 September - Join your colleagues for a friendly and supportive chat


Staff update: Cost of living - Understanding the new Energy Price Guarantee

21 September - Diane Dunn breaks down the key changes and how it will affect households


Save ££s with 'mylifestyle'

21 September - Employee benefits for council staff


Watch Alan's latest video message

16 September - Alan Russell's short update about the latest developments across the council, as well as his priorities and ambitions for Renfrewshire


Health and wellbeing event postponed

15 September - The Wednesday 21 September date will be rescheduled


Bank Holiday - Monday 19 September arrangements

13 September - All Renfrewshire schools and nurseries will be closed, and we will provide a Bank Holiday level of service on Monday 19 September


Chief Executive statement on death of Her Majesty The Queen

08 September - It is with deep sadness that we mourn the death of Her Majesty The Queen 


Meet Mark Conaghan, our Head of Corporate Governance

08 September - Getting to know our chief officers


Staff update: Cost of living

08 September - New cap on household energy bills announced


Beat the Street Paisley

08 September - Play the game to win prizes and get fit


Telephone changes to support flexible working

31 August - The removal of desk phones, and new phone numbers are among the changes to be implemented across the council and our schools in the coming months


Help to cope with rising energy bills

29 August - Financial wellbeing info and advice to help you cope with rising bills


Paisley's popular The Spree festival returns

25 August - What's on, street closures and access to Renfrewshire House car park


Royal Mail strike action

25 August - There will be no incoming or outgoing mail on the following dates in August and September 2022


Paisley Halloween festival is back!

24 August - The programme has been revealed for Paisley's ever-popular Halloween festival, on from 27-29 October


Recycling centre upgrades to benefit the Council and local communities

23 August - Jenni and her colleague Amber help secure important six-figure investment


Watch Alan's latest video message

19 August - Alan welcomes the return of our schools and what the council is doing in response to cost of living crisis


Learning and development opportunities

17 August - Explore what's on offer from now until the end of 2022


Get the latest staff news

17 August - Catch up on the latest info, news, stories, and blogs, anywhere, any time


Meet Tracy McGillivray, our Head of Schools (Inclusion and Quality Improvement)

17 August - Getting to know our chief officers


Meet this year's trainee teachers

16 August - We caught up with some of this year's teaching undergraduates


Classrooms for Malawi - Kimberley's story

15 August - Principal teacher of flexible learning at Renfrew High School, Kimberley Roan McVeigh, shares her Malawi experience


Classrooms for Malawi - Gwenyth's story

02 August - Assistant infrastructure and assets manager, Gwenyth Heaney, shares her Malawi experience


Tribute to one of Renfrewshire's favourite sons

28 July - Artist and playwright John Byrne to be honoured at new Paisley Town Hall


25 July - Tickets are selling fast for this year's shows


Free mental health training for customer service colleagues

19 July - Online training sessions from Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)


Plans unveiled to revamp busy Paisley street

19 July - Share your views about the proposed regeneration of Causeyside St in Paisley


Staff comms pulse survey prize draw winner

14 July - And the winner is...


Where is your favourite place to visit in Renfrewshire?

6 July - We'd love to hear all your recommendations, stories and favourite locations that you would share with visitors


Megan inspires nursery kids to love reading

5 July - Early years graduate Megan Goldie has demonstrated an amazing commitment to living our values with her innovative approach to improving the learning experience for children at Glendee ELCC


National Insurance changes to boost monthly pay

1 July - Read about the changes and how they may impact you


New sickness absence guidance for COVID-19

1 July - Updated guidance for managers and staff


Check your personal info on ERP-Business World

27 June - Make sure your contact details, employment info and equalities data are all up to date


Classrooms for Malawi returns for 2023

09 June - Join council colleagues on the trip of a lifetime


Siobhan Gray is Scotland's Youth Worker of the Year 2022

09 June - Congratulations to youth worker, Siobhan Gray, recognised as Scotland's Youth Worker of the Year at the National Youth Awards 2022


Our staff news is changing...

12 May - More timely news, stories and updates all in one place.


Check out our employee benefits portal

2 May - Did you know about our employee benefits programme where you can access money saving discounts?


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