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Author: Kevin Bacon

TRAINING: Operation London Bridge

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Dates added for September and October

Delivered by Philip Peacock SLCC, clerk to Huntingdon Town Council

Operation London Bridge is the plan for what will happen in the UK following the death of a senior national figure, this guidance is based on Queen Elizabeth II, however, you can take elements of this for other senior members of the royal family.

Is your council ready for this major historic event,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:45 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Operation London Bridge

In Search of the best new architecture in Norwich and Norfolk

The Norfolk Association of Architects, The Norwich Society and Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement, have launched the search for the best new architecture in the county as part of their 2021 Norwich + Norfolk Design and Craftsmanship Awards. These biennial awards celebrate outstanding buildings and places in the county. A presentation ceremony will be held this Autumn.

The awards... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Awards

New training courses added to the calendar

New training courses added to the calendar

NEW - Improving internal council communications. Book now
Wednesday 16 June 7pm (two hours)

Effective internal communication is the cornerstone of good council operations. Yet ensuring the development and sustainability of good internal communication is often a challenge for councils of all shapes and sizes. This session explores strategies to identify gaps and challenges in internal communication,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 11:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Training

Template Bullying and Harassment Policy

I am sharing a template Bullying and Harassment Policy drawn up by a respected and experienced Clerk in Norfolk for use as appropriate. Would be interested to hear what you think about it

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 11:54 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Policies

Places still available on the new HR webinar


Wed 26 May 1.30 – 3 pm (90 mins)

Whether your staff work from home, the office or are out and about, you want to ensure their motivation and delivery both remain strong. This session explores the theory and practice of motivating and achieving high performance from your team.

Speaker - Maria Aguilar, Director at HR Services Partnership.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 08:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: HR, Training

Updated VAT Advice

Updated VAT Advice

Steve Parkinson has further updated his guidance note about VAT on digital services from outside the UK, which now includes Zoom Inc's new GB VAT number.

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 15:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: VAT, Zoom

General Meeting - Norfolk ALC

General Meeting - Norfolk ALC

Invitations have gone out for our General Meeting event on 20 May, with guest speakers Jackie Weaver, of Handforth fame, and the incoming Police and Crime Commissioner. We will also be providing an update on our activities and introducing our new Board. Register for this free event at BookWhen.

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: AGM

Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby Parish Council requires a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby Parish Council requires a  Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

30 hours per week, mostly home-based, to provide professional advice to the Council in meeting its legal and financial obligations. Salary based on NJC scales dependent on experience. The role is permanent but applications to provide interim cover will be considered.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, proven experience of financial management,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Vacancies

CiLCA Successes for Norfolk Clerks

CiLCA Successes for Norfolk Clerks
  • Congratulations to Claire Prentice, Clerk to Foulden Parish Council, and more recently also Holme Hale Parish Council and Merton Parish Council.
  • Congratulations to Karen Orgill, Clerk to Syderstone Parish Council.

Both Claire and Karen undertook their CiLCA training with Norfolk ALC and were under the mentorship of our CiLCA Recognised Trainer, Gabbie Joyce. CiLCA is a Level 3 sector-specific qualification,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 15:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: CiLCA

Web Accessibility Summit

Web Accessibility Summit

Who this is for:

This event is designed for, but not limited to, council clerks, officers, and councillors interested in web accessibility and how to improve or create their website accordingly.

The event format:

The event will be live, online and live streamed on YouTube.

Over the hour, attendees will have a "virtual tour" highlighting practical examples of how an accessible website works and adequate... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 10:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Accessibility