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Circular 2017 - 11 available

Includes information on:

  • DALC AGM
  • Nominations for President & Vice Presidents 2017-2018
  • DALC Survey
  • Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) training days
  • Councillor Essential Training Course

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:01 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, Circulars 2017, Useful Documents

Circular 2017 - 10 available

Information contained in this circular includes:

  • DALC Survey
  • Councillor from Derbyshire in the final 8 of NALC's Councillor of the Year Awards
  • HR responsibilities and Appraisals
  • Big Lottery Fund – Awards for All
  • Win up to £40K match funding
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • General Data Protection Regulations
  • Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) - Half-day workshop
  • The Litter Innovation Fund
  • Reminders – Events & Training Diary
.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:54 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, Useful Documents, Circulars 2017

Survey of Member Councils

We have started thinking about our plans for the year ahead... Before we decide on our direction, we would very much appreciate hearing from you, our membership, about what you think of our service and what you want from us. Please could you take a few minutes to complete a survey? Clicking on the link here will take you to the survey. If you are willing to provide us with your email address at the end of the survey, we will enter you into a prize draw for a free place on one of our.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:03 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Consultations

Circular 2017 - 09 available

August's circular is available covering information on:

  • DALC AGM
  • New General Data Protection Regulations
  • DALC'S new offices
  • Special Offer – Local Councils Explained for just £10
  • HR Advice regarding statutory breaks for employees
  • Report published – The Voice of the Councillor
  • Legal briefing

£13 million Woodland Creation grant confirmed

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:54 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Circulars 2017

DALC's AGM 2017 - draft Agenda released

DALC's 2017 AGM will be held on 11th October 2017 in the Gothic Warehouse at Cromford Mills, Cromford, DE4 3RQ, starting at 11am.

The draft Agenda is now available. If any Councillor or Clerk in Derbyshire would like to attend this meeting, please contact the DALC office. We look forward to welcoming you all and having your contribution on how we can best continue to serve the Councils in Derbyshire.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:00 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business

DALC Office move and open house

The DALC offices have moved to:

Ground Floor, The Old Loom Shop

Cromford Mills

Mill Lane

Cromford, DE4 3RQ

Tel: 01629 826655

Please could you update your records accordingly.

If you would like to come and see us in our new abode, Wendy and Glen have organised an open house on Thursday 13th July between 11am and 2pm. Please do come in and say hello.

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:07 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Useful

Trade Union Pay Claim 2018/19 consulation

The local government unions' have this week submitted a pay claim which is open to consultation among local councils.

  • The pay claim for 2018/19 includes a 5% increase on all NJC pay points, the deletion of NJC pay points 6, 7, 8 & 9 (the deletion of these pay points to occur after the 5% increase has been applied to ensure that no NJC pay points fall below the Foundation Living Wage rate of £8.45 per hour), and would apply the deletions of the NJC pay.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:06 by Wendy Amis

Tags: HR, Empoloyment

Circular 2017-7 published

The latest Circular is now available with the following information:

~ DALC Spring Seminar Feedback

strong>Transparency Fund – Small Councils (under £25,000 turnover)

New edition of Good Councillor Guide 2017

strong>Updated Legal Topic Notes

Neighbourhood Planning Bill signed into law

strong>HR News

Coaching sessions for councillors or clerks

strong>NALC Star Council Award 2017

Grants and.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 10:30 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Circulars 2017

Spring Seminar programme announced

Don't forget to book your place on our upcoming seminar - a full day of useful and interesting information for our sector - with plenty of opportunity for you to network with your colleagues. The date to remember is 27th April!

The theme of the day is communication with sessions giving you the tools to be even more effective, showing the pitfalls of social media and how to avoid them, how to recruit and select the best staff.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Training

Training Courses 2017

Our 2017 training programme is coming together with the first courses now in the calendar and open for booking:

Clerk's essential training - 4th April, Bakewell

Councillor's essential training - 18th May, Hilton

Freedom of Information and Data Protection Training - 22nd May, Belper

Chair Skills - 5th June, Ripley

Councillor's essential training - 27th June, Chesterfield

Tree and Woodland Management - 18th.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:18 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Training

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