Book of condolence for John Lynch

It was with deep sadness that on Sunday 17 July, ADSO had to announce that John Lynch, our long-standing Finance Director, passed away after a fall at home in which he suffered a catastrophic brain injury. The tragic news has shocked and upset us all. John was a founding Director of ADSO, truly devoted to … Continued

ADSO response to the Government response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life recommendations

Following the recent publication of the Government Response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life report, please find the statement from ADSO. ADSO shares the disappointment expressed by others in the Government’s belated response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life recommendations published in January 2019. The response does not do justice to … Continued

Motion in support of the Ukraine

The ADSO Board at it’s meeting this morning, have agreed the following motion in support of the people of the Ukraine. The motion reads: ADSO is an organisation that promotes democracy. We therefore stand fully behind the citizens of the Ukraine and their local government community in their brave efforts to protect the free society they worked … Continued

Model Motion for Council Meetings

ADSO, LLG, SLCC, CfGS & nalc joint statement on Model Motion for Council Meetings – 10 February 2022 ADSO-LLG-SLCC-CfGS-nalc – Model Motion for Council Meetings – 10 February 2022 extension: pdf

Guidance on The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 SI 2021/ No. 1400

13 December 2021 Following the Government’s recent announcement, LLG and ADSO have drafted guidance in respect of the above Statutory Instrument applicable to England which you can view below: Guidance on The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 SI 2021/ No. 1400 extension: pdf  

ADSO 2021 Learner of the Year Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the individuals who have been shortlisted for the Learner of the Year at the #ADSOAwards 2021. The Learner of the Year award is open to Learners who have completed either the ADSO Certificate or Diploma since the previous awards ceremony for learners in November 2020.   These learners were nominated by their … Continued