Author: Kevin Bacon
Last few places left on courses next week: book your place
Memorial Safety and Administration
Tuesday, 26 October, 10am to 11.30am, delivered by our associate Trainer, Alan Fairchild, MBE, FSLCC, this course will cover:
- burial law & management powers
- health and safety responsibilities
- documentation & electronic record keeping
- licensing erection and retention of memorials
- compliance with British... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:52 by Kevin Bacon
Project launched to support care experienced young people
A project to help care experienced young people in Norfolk get into work and education is being launched in Norwich next week by Olympian Kriss Akabusi MBE.
Project Mackenzie will provide the group of 20 young people, aged between 16 and 19, who are either in care or who are now moving beyond care, with a tailormade four-week programme to develop their skills and support them into employment or education.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon
This week the National Employers notified us that all of the trade unions have now provided them with the results of their ballots and they have all rejected the National Employers' final pay offer to local government services ('Green Book') employees:
- UNISON members have voted by a majority of 79% to 21%. Their local government committee also agreed to begin preparations for an industrial action ballot.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:30 by Kevin Bacon
Food vouchers for children to continue for October half term
Food vouchers for children eligible for free school meals will continue for October half term after Norfolk County Council received additional Household Support Funding from the Government.
It means the vouchers, which are worth £15 per child per week, will be provided for a week, supporting around 28,000 children in the county.
Schools and colleges will be able to order vouchers on behalf of all... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon
VACANCY: Acle Parish Council
Acle Parish Council have a vacancy for a Deputy Clerk and Assets Manager. For more information on this role and other roles please go to the Vacancies page.
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:15 by Kevin Bacon
CiLCA - new course
CiLCA – our September course is full, and we have another starting on 27 October, 9.30am – if you are interested contact Gabbie now.
Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 11:35 by Kevin Bacon
Member Support System
Our Member Support system helps streamline the way in which we handle enquiries across our team and are answered within 24 hours. When you have a query please go to the Member Support system rather than calling or emailing the office (although we are able to take queries this way as well). Simply login to the ALC site and create a new ticket. It couldn't be easier than that. Instructions on how to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 10:00 by Kevin Bacon
Recruitment and Vacancies
We are currently getting a number of enquiries about recruitment and how to do it properly, and there seems to be a lot of Clerks on the move at the moment. In response, our HR advisers have drafted the attached guidance notice which may be helpful.
Posted: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 08:30 by Kevin Bacon
Congratulations to Aileen Beck, Clerk at South Walsham Parish Council, who has obtained her CiLCA qualification after being successfully tutored by Gabbie, our CiLCA recognised trainer. Congratulations Aileen!
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 09:30 by Kevin Bacon