This Flood Action Week (20-26 November) the Environment Agency is urging people to prepare for increased weather extremes. Communities are advised to know their flood risk following this year’s record-breaking weather, most recently with Storms Babet and Ciaran. The average cost of flooding to a home is around £30,000 and the mental health impacts are long lasting, research shows.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Ensure You Take Reasonable Steps To Defend Against Claims For Discrimination With Your Policies And Procedures
The Equality Act 2010 (S109(4)) enables Councils who have been accused of discrimination by an Employee to defend themselves by demonstrating that they have taken all reasonable steps to prevent the problem happening. Find out more now.
CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) is fast becoming an essential qualification for the role of Clerk/RFO. Find out what is involved, how to support your Clerk and if you can claim up to £200 towards the cost.
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?
The National Joint Council for Local Government Services has reached agreement on rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. Find out more now.