Wellness Norwich 2019 is a Homeopathy Awareness Week event, aimed at celebrating health and wellbeing.
An inspiring day of discovering more about complementary therapies in an exciting programme of FREE introductory talks, celebrating wellbeing and empowering us to take care of ourselves. An opportunity to sample different therapies and chat with friendly health care professionals. Therapists will be... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier
Following the election of new councils, we at Norfolk ALC need to establish our Executive for the upcoming four-year term. If councillors are interested in joining our new Norfolk ALC Executive, councils are invited to nominate one member elected at a new council meeting in May. A nomination form should then be completed and returned to the county officer me by 14 June, at the latest. If any Districts... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier
A presentation from the Chairman of the Smaller Authorities Audit Appointments (SAAA), flagging up a number of issues arising from last year, is attached. As well as PKF-Littlejohn guidance at: https://www.pkf-littlejohn.com/services-limited-assurance-regime-useful-documents-and-links , SAAA provide a further useful source of reference at: http://www.localaudits.co.uk/guidance.html
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier
Guidance to parish and town councils being able to borrow from the Public Works Loan Board is available in the attached document.
Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier
Give this guide a quick read to make sure your minutes of proceedings of a council and of its committees are referenced correctly.
Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 09:25 by Helen Carrier
Are you a Council that has adopted the General Power of Competence? Then you'll be scheduling an agenda item for your forthcoming Annual Meeting of Council in May to re-affirm that adoption. Our LTN 31 has the full detail on General Power of Competence for more information.
Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:06 by Helen Carrier
NALC has launched its Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019 taking place at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Milton Keynes on 28-29 October 2019.
This is the biggest event in the NALC calendar and is now in its fourth year. This follows the huge success of the event in its first three years in Birmingham (2016) and Milton Keynes (2017 & 2018).
For more information about the event and how to book,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier
Figures released on 27 March by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) show the average increase in the small share of council tax raised by local (parish and town) councils will increase by a penny a day in 2019/2020.
The national statistical release covers council tax and precept levels for a range of bodies in England including principal authorities such as county, district... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier
There are two important changes to the Employment Rights Act 1996, affecting pay slip information, which will come into force on 6 April:
- Employers must include the total number of hours worked where the pay varies according to the hours worked, for example under variable hours or zero hour contracts.
- Payslips must be given to 'workers' and not just employee
Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier