The government has published new planning practice guidance (PPG) on housing for older and disabled people. It seeks to guide planning authorities in preparing planning policies on housing for older and disabled people.
A copy of the guidance and further information can be found here.
Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:00 by Helen Carrier
There a few places left on our next Role of the Clerk course being held on Thursday 11 July and Monday 15 July at Wereham. For more information and to book a place click here.
Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier
Cemetery of the Year Awards 2019 is open for entries. It is free to enter and a great opportunity to showcase your cemetery. This year there is a special category for Town & Parish Council managed cemeteries. Deadline for entries is 31 July 2019. The entry form and questions can be completed online by visiting http://www.cemeteryoftheyear.org.uk/
Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier
High Kelling Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to work three hours per week. Further information is available on the Vacancies page. The closing date for applications is 15 July 2019.
Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:30 by Helen Carrier
Star Council Awards 2018 is open for entries! The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) annual awards celebrate the positive impact local councils, councillors and county associations make to their communities, recognising the achievements of the local council sector.
The awards will be the benchmark for good practice and excellence and the ultimate accolade for councils, councillors and county... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:30 by Helen Carrier
Ashmanhaugh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Further information is available on the Vacancies page. The closing date for applications is 8 July 2019.
Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier
There will never be a better year to study for CiLCA – the professional qualification for Local Council Clerks. Bookings are now open for our next CiLCA course, which starts in October. For this year only, eligible Clerks attending our CiLCA training will qualify for a 50% reduction in both our tuition/support fees of £300 and the SLCC registration fees of £350. This will brings the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:30 by Helen Carrier
New dates added:
Monday 9 September - Wereham Village Hall
Thursday 12 September - Carrowbreck House
2.5 CPD Points
One day intensive course
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3.30pm
Covers roles and responsibilities, getting things done for your community, procedures and law, working with your Clerk, planning, budgeting and finance.
Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:45 by Helen Carrier
there is still time to benefit from significant EU grant funding for your CiLCA training. We have added another course to our schedule for this year, starting in October. If you are worried that you're not ready for this qualification, why not update your existing knowledge by booking on our next Role of the Clerk course in July (two-day course, 11 & 15 July at Wereham Village Hall). Funding for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier
There is a tax allowance for employees whose place of work is their home and this is in addition to any employer payment received.
Let's look at what HMRC allow for first: there is a 'working at home' allowance which can be claimed by any individual who must work from home. This allowance starts at £18 a month as a flat rate that doesn't need any receipts as justification. So, an application to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:00 by Helen Carrier