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Following the Government announcement of further easing of lockdown restrictions from 4 July, NALC and SLCC strongly advise local councils to continue to meet remotely, without the need for face to face contact. Government rules still state that we should all work from home if we can. Local councils have the powers to hold public meetings remotely by using video or telephone conferencing technology... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:29 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronarvirus

VACANCY: Stalham Town Council

Stalham Town Council Council have a vacancy for a Clerk. For more information and a job description go to the Vacancies page.

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

VACANCY: Spooner Row Community Council

VACANCY: Spooner Row Community Council

Spooner Row Community Council have a vacancy for a Clerk. For more information and a job description go to the Vacancies page.

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

VACANCY: Freethorpe Parish Council

VACANCY: Freethorpe Parish Council

Freethorpe Parish Council are recruiting for a Parish Clerk. For more information go to the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

TRAINING - New HR Courses

TRAINING - New HR Courses

A Good Appraisal
This webinar will focus on how to prepare and conduct a productive appraisal, whether you are the appraiser or the appraisee.

This course is designed for Clerks, Chairman of Council/Personnel Committee.

Managing Performance
This webinar will consider a best practice policy for managing performance and expectations of performance.

This course is designed for Clerks as Managers and employee,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: HR, Training

NALC launches publication on website accessibility

NALC launches publication on website accessibility

The publication provides practical steps that local (parish and town) councils can follow to understand the new regulations, put in place an accessibility statement, and start plans to improve the accessibility of their website.

Many people rely on the internet as a source of information on public services. Local councils already consider those with disabilities when organising events, delivering services... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Accessibility

TRAINING: Neighbourhood Planning, where do we go from here?

TRAINING: Neighbourhood Planning, where do we go from here?

Due to popular demand, two new dates have been added to the training programme. Wednesday 8 July at 10am and Thursday 9 July at 7pm. Please go to the Calendar for more information and booking.

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Parish Council Scam

A local District Councillor was impersonated and a new email address was created by the scammers (Executivecommittee4i5@gmail.com), and several emails using this new email address and pretending to be the Councillor was sent to all of the parish council councillors. Several of the emails asked the councillors to purchase gift cards on the Councillor's behalf.

It is suspected the Councillors email addresses... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Scam

Grants of possible interest

Sport England Community Emergency Fund: Grants of between £300 - £10,000 are available to organisations with a role in keeping people active, but are experiencing financial hardship because of the pandemic. The fund aims to contribute to fixed costs which could include rent, utility and insurance bills and core staffing costs. The deadline for applications is Friday 31 July See: https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/our-funds/community-emergency-fund... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Grants

TRAINING: Annual Governance & Accountability Return

TRAINING: Annual Governance & Accountability Return

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for Councils within the £25k to £200k Income Levels
Friday 22 May, 2pm
Pauline James is running this course for councils within the £25k to £200k receipts/payments levels. The will cover the reconciliation of the cashbook to the bank statements, completion of the AGAR form, the variance analysis and everything you need to send to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: AGAR

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