Wednesday 28 October 2020
11am - 1pm
This course will provide an understanding of the legal, administrative and financial duties of parish and town councils for the provision, management and maintenance of civil cemeteries and both closed and open Church of England churchyards. To provide an understanding of the legal and practical issues around the safety testing, repairs and reinstatement of memorials.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier
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 Helen Carrier
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 Helen Carrier
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:30 by Helen Carrier
Especially for Clerks of smaller parish councils...
Financial Regulations, choosing controls that work for your council 1 October - 2.30pm to 4pm. Our Tutor, Pauline James, will consider the model financial regulations and concentrate on what controls are needed for most councils, and why they are important and relevant. This session will also identify the important connection between financial regulations... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:30 by Helen Carrier
Chairmanship skills 22 and 29 September - 9.30 to noon. A two-part course for those who wish to refresh their existing skills and those thinking ahead to Chairman elections in May 2021.
Engaging your Community 30 September - 10am to noon. An opportunity to find new and innovate ways to connect with your residents. Book quick as there are only three places left.
Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier
See below for feedback from our recent courses. A big thank you to all our delegates for supporting our training and, of course, a big thank you to all our excellent trainers.
Being an effective Councillor (delivered via Zoom, July 2020)
"Thank you for this morning's enlightening session, which I thoroughly enjoyed, although the content was a bit daunting. I'm far more aware of exactly what I have taken... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier
This new and improved detailed course covers your role, the role of the Council and the Councillors as well as powers and duties, standing orders, meetings, finance, information management, planning, elections, casual vacancies and co-option and much more.
Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:30 by Helen Carrier
Due to popular demand we have added new dates to the Calendar for October.
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier
The above course has been added to the training programme to be held via Zoom in July. Please go to the Calendar for more information and booking.
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier