Author: Kevin Bacon
VACANCY: Burnham Market Parish Council
Burnham Market Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & RFO. Closing date for applications is 12 November, for more information go to the Vacancies page.
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:00 by Kevin Bacon
Top tip from our Trainer
Now that we're entering Budget season, this is a good time to check your Financial Regulations.
Are they based upon the current NALC Model 2019 There have been some significant updates since the last Model (2016).
The Model is designed to bring together both legal obligations and good practice, and there is provision to tailor in accordance with the needs of your Council.
If this is new or unfamiliar... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:00 by Kevin Bacon
VACANCY: Ringland Parish Council
Ringland Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & RFO. Closing date for applications is 31 October, for more information go to the Vacancies page.
Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:30 by Kevin Bacon
VACANCY: Snetterton Parish Council
Snetterton Parish Council has a vacancy for Parish Clerk & RFO, for more information go to the Vacancies page.
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:00 by Kevin Bacon
Clerk's Minimum Leave Entitlement
The 2020-21 NJC agreement increased the minimum annual leave entitlement from 21 to 22 days for those with less than five years of service, calculated pro rata for part time hours. It remains at 25 days for those with five years or more service.
More details are now provided by National ALC in the document below.
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:30 by Kevin Bacon
BRAND NEW COURSE, especially for Clerks who are running out of time
Time Management for busy Clerks, 9.30 am to 11.30 am, Tuesday 20 October
Rosemary Cochrane, Trainer and previous Clerk, has redesigned her very popular Time Management course into a Zoom friendly version. This course is strictly limited to six delegates and includes a small level of pre-course work.
Early booking is essential and you will receive joining instructions and pre-course work as soon as you... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:30 by Kevin Bacon
Response To the 'Changes To Current Planning System' Policy consultation
National ALC's response to the "Changes to the current planning system" policy consultation is provided in the attached document
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:00 by Kevin Bacon
We will be running a webinar to consider matters relating to the conservation/development of our coastline. This will be on Friday 9 October. We hope that clerks and councillors of all coastal parishes will attend as well as those from other parishes who take a keen interest in our coastline. We have some great speakers. If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 15:00 by Kevin Bacon
Training Courses – final call for bookings on……
- Role of the Clerk starting on 6 October
- Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning with Rachel Leggett on 8 October
- Charities & Parish Councils with Charlotte Stannard on 16 October
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:30 by Kevin Bacon
Birketts Annual Employment Law Update
Birketts will be holding two sessions, one on Wednesday 7 October and the other, Wednesday 14 October, from 9.30am - 11.30am. These webinars will equip you with the key recent and forthcoming developments in case law and legislation. They will also reflect on the practical implications of these developments in the workplace*.
Topics for each session are as follows:
Session 1 (7 October 2020)
- Where are... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:00 by Kevin Bacon