Support for Councils and Clerks

An Introduction To The Local Council Award Scheme

Fransham Parish Council and Harling Parish Council achieved LCAS Quality Status during 2023, both councils demonstrating their commitment to good governance and community engagement. Find out more about the scheme with this free webinar run by National ALC.

VAT On Sporting Fees – Update

HMRC has now issued further guidance on its interpretation of the non-business
treatment of sports and leisure service by local authorities. This advice note
updates the information that we issued in March 2023.

Norfolk County Council Budget Consultation Webinar Today

Join us for Norfolk County Council Budget Consultation Today, 16 November 2023 at 4:00 PM Councillor Andrew Jamieson Deputy Leader will set out the County Council’s budget saving proposals for 2024/25 Join us on Zoom at 4:00 PM today

Additional Financial Training

In addition to our normal training, additional financial training, provided by Steve Parkinson a qualified accountant and former town clerk is also available exclusively to members.

Model Biodiversity Policy And Action Plan Now Available

Under the 2021 Environment Act, public authorities (including town and parish councils) operating in England must consider what they can do to conserve and enhance biodiversity by 1st January 2024. Find out what is required and download our model policy and action plan.

Do You Know A Local Hero?

Do you know a local hero? Someone who has gone above and beyond what could be expected in your community? If so, have you considered nominating them for an honour?